Fremantle Prison, Fremantle

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On the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of 11 Australian Convict Sites, Fremantle Prison paints a vivid image of the country's penal-colony history. Convicts built the prison in the 1850s. Today you can explore the prison on a guided tour, including a torch-lit option. Navigate tunnels 20 m (65 ft) beneath the ground on foot and by boat. The prison art gallery sells pieces created by current and ex-prisoners in Western Australia. Plan your Fremantle Prison visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fremantle using our Fremantle online trip maker .
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  • Visit to Fremantle Prison, a World Heritage Site, 22aud Japanese narration flowing machine lendit to me, but it was more fun to listen to the explanation of the uncle of the tour, and the simulation of The Whipuchi was also done. One room was very small, and it became a valuable experience because it was considerably preserved as it was at that time when it was going to go mad if it confined to such a thing.
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  • Fremantle Market is a short walk away. There are various types of guided tours, and you can apply on the day. The general tour is in English, but there is no problem because you can lend a Japanese guide system at the window. Limited edition is also sold in the shop. Photography is possible on site.
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  • Great attraction with so much history and stories of what went on here. Easy to get to and worth a visit. Most of the staff were really nice. But there were a couple of security members that acted like nasty prison guards and you were prisoners (rather than paying customers). A customer service course is required to get them up to the same level of the venue.
  • We did the tunnel and prison tours. Don’t tell Simon, but he did an amazing job on the tunnel tour. He just needs better “Dad” jokes in his arsenal. At 6’4” I found the tunnels pretty accessible even though low at times, but definitely worth the effort. The boating was brilliant and we all very much enjoyed it.
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