Live a unique experience on this 2.5 hour tour in Fremantle prison. The meeting point is in Fremantle prison from 9:00 AM, there are different departure times until 3:25 PM. When you arrive you must sign the declaration form before participating in the tunnel tour, copies will be available in the place. Once you are with your guide to start the tour you will place the appropriate equipment and clothing to start.
First you will receive a small informative talk. Then you will lock yourself in the staircase system and descend approximately 20 meters below the prison, where you can explore the tunnels built by the prisoners. You can also discover original explosions holes, perforations, oil lamps and other artifacts that were used at the time while building the tunnels they made for the forced labor of the prisoners.
Then the guide will take you to a drier section through the tunnels to continue the walk. Before arriving at the section where you will explore passages through a boat, since it is the only way to access that part, this being the last part of the route.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
- Equipment necessary to make the journey.
- Physical weight Min 40kgs. Max 140kgs.
- Be in good physical condition.
- Arrive sober (obligatory breath test is applied).
- This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with claustrophobia or fear of heights.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are the tours wheelchair accessible?
What is the minimum age for the tour?
The minimum age is 12 years old. Children between 12 and 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years old). It is recommended that at least two adults accompany groups of two or more children to ensure an adequate level of adult supervision. If a child can not complete the tour for any reason, it must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian. Those 16 and 17 years old must have declaration forms signed by a parent or guardian, but can participate in the tour without the presence of an adult.