Fremantle Indigenous Heritage Tour

Operated by: Indigenous Tours WA
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35.00 (AUD)

Have fun on a walking tour that will teleport you to Fremantle's past during 1.5 hours. The tour starts at 1:30 PM in the shipwreck galleries of the Maritime Museum. With your guide you will leave the museum to explore Fremantle. You will also visit the Roundhouse Prison, the first public building in Western Australia built in 1831. The tour ends at the same starting point.

  • Travel back in time to the time of the Wadjuk.
  • Learn about the history of Yagan and Midgegooroo.
  • Visit the Roundhouse Prison, built in 1831.

AVAILABILITY

Thursday and Saturday

DURATION

1.5 hours

START LOCATION

Shipwreck Galleries of the Maritime Museum

END LOCATION

Shipwreck Galleries of the Maritime Museum

TOUR LANGUAGE

English

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Detailed Description

Enjoy an interesting walking tour through the indigenous heritage of Fremantle for 1.5 hours, the meeting point with your guide is in the turf area of ​​the shipwreck galleries of the Maritime Museum at 1:30 PM to start the tour.

You will travel to the time of the Wadjuk, the traditional custodians of Fremantle, Perth and the Swan River. With the help of your guide along the route you will get to know about the impressive history of Fremantle that ranges from the time of the dream until the arrival of the first explorers and settlers.

The first stop of your tour will be, behind the wreck gallery on Little High Street where there are some historic buildings. Then you will visit the tea trees behind Bathers beach, next to the train track, where you will receive a small talk about the history behind them. The third stop will be the limestone cliffs.

Next you will go to the Arthur Head turf at the top of the southern rungs to learn about the history of Yagan the Wadjuk warrior and Midgegooroo the Wadjuk elder of the people of Beeliar, who resisted the settlement in the year 1833. Discover how sustainability and care for nature were a way of life at that time.

Then you will hear the ancient Dreamtime story of the Nyoongar Village, and visit the Roundhouse Prison, the first public building in Western Australia built in 1831 and discover its tragic link with Rottnest Island that served as a prison for more than 3700 aboriginal men during 1838 to 1931.

Then you will go to the last stop, in the whale tunnel of Fremantle, where you will hear stories about whales, birds, fire and tides. You will finish around 3:00 PM in the same place where you started the Maritime Museum.

Ticket Price (AUD)
Adults (P/P) 35.00 (AUD)
Children 15.00 (AUD)
Seniors 25.00 (AUD)
Fremantle Indigenous Heritage Tour includes:

- Guide.

- Comfortable clothing.
- Comfortable walking shoes.
- Hat and sunscreen.
- Bottle of water.
- Arrive 10 minutes before departure time.

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