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Published March 19th 2013
Come and visit the Fremantle Doctor
There are many reasons to visit the beautiful Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. It's a cosmopolitan and relaxed area of historical Fremantle, the view is breathtaking, the atmosphere is friendly and festive - all in all, it's great to visit at any time of the year.
The Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is located on Mews Road in Fremantle and has many attractions, including award winning restaurants and cafes and fun community events, so there is something going on there most of the time.
1. Dining. There are many dining options at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. Choose from a variety of welcoming restaurants and cafes, and treat your taste-buds to the best, and freshest, seafood around.
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is also home to the fabulous Little Creatures Brewery. Within the brewery is a popular bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a meal and a drink or sample some of the Little Creatures freshly brewed beer, straight from the tap.
2. Events. Plenty of events and festivals are run in the Fremantle area and include events either at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour or just a short walking distance away. Some much anticipated annual events include the Fremantle Chilli Festival, the Fremantle Street Arts Festival, the Hidden Treasures Festival, the Seafood Festival, the Blessing of the Fleet, the Heritage Festival and the Harbour Lights Festival.
3. Attractions. Attractions at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour are wide and varied. You can enjoy such things as high speed jet boat rides, charter sailing tours, the ferris wheel, Bathers Bay Beach, the Esplanade, the Western Australian Maritime Museum Shipwreck Galleries or the Kidogo Arthouse.
4. Relaxing. Take a leisury stroll along the boardwalk , on the soft sandy beach or around the harbour. Enjoy a family picnic or a cooling dip at Bathers Beach. Relax in the sun, or in the shade, with a coffee or a drink and enjoy the view.
5. Walking. There are plenty of walking trails to take and plenty of places of interest to see. Visit the fresh fish market, the Bon Scott Sculpture, the fishing boats, the marina, the jetty, the Fishermen's Monument, the Fremantle Doctor Icon, the Anchor Walk, and Mews Park.
You can also take a stroll over to the Endeavour Shed, the Fremantle Sailing Club, the Challenger Harbour, the Fremantle Volunteer Sea Rescue and the Royal Perth Yacht Club Annex.
The famous Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is firmly established as a popular tourist attraction but it is equally as popular with locals. A great spot to bring the family or to hang out with friends, the perfect place to go for a meal or to spend the day.