Venue and Location
The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges is an iconic hotel situated in the heart of Fremantle, overlooking the inner city oasis of the Esplanade Park. The charming architecture, prime location and historic importance have created a truly unique business and leisure destination.
Getting to Fremantle
The Perth Airport is located approximately 30 kilometres from Fremantle. A number of airlines operate flights to Perth Airport. Please visit their website for more information.
A number of hire car companies operate out of Perth Airport. Click here for more information.
Valet car-parking is available for $25.00 per vehicle per day, the use of the bay is not transferable. Alternative parking is available in the undercover, multi story Collie Street Car Park situated adjacent to the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle.
Transperth operates regular bus services between Perth Airport, Perth City and other local centres. You can plan your journey on public transport using their Journey Planner. For up-to-date information about routes, rates and schedules, please contact Transperth.
The vibrant city of Fremantle blends old with new, creating an enriching cultural experience only 20 minutes from the Perth CBD and 30 minutes from Perth airports. Maritime, convict and colonial history can be explored while buzzing markets, lively bars and casual street cafés give you a taste of the ‘Freo’ lifestyle. Looking for pre and post event activities? View Things to do in Fremantle.
Bathers Beach, an easy 5 minute stroll from the Hotel, is the perfect city beach and a local favourite! The generally calm waters offers safe bathing for everyone and this beach is especially popular with families.
The 300m stretch of white sandy beach is perfect for swimming, although it is unpatrolled and the Indian Ocean provides a much welcomed breeze, especially during the hot summer months of November – February. It is very popular with both locals and visitors with many people frequenting it for their daily swim! It is also a beautiful spot to watch the sunset.
|Fremantle Markets has rightfully earned itself a reputation as one of the best destinations in Fremantle for locals and tourists alike, as well as a leading source of independent wares and produce. It’s undoubtedly one of the best and most well-known markets in Western Australia.|
The Western Australian Museum — Shipwreck Galleries is recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere.
Housing many relics from ships that have been wrecked along the coastline, there are also artefacts and pieces from Dutch shipwrecks as well as original timbers from ships the year 1629
Rottnest Island - Take a trip to Western Australia’s most popular destination! Only 19km away from Fremantle, the Mediterranean-style climate and indigenous flora and fauna of this Island provide the backdrop to a special holiday experience.
Known for having warm waters, this makes it the perfect spot for swimming, snorkelling or diving all year round. As an A-class reserve, all flora and fauna are protected and you may even see the unique quokka.
Recreational Fishing is another activity you can get involved in, or why not explore the island using a hire bicycle.
Getting to Rottnest is easy, take a ferry boat or even a plane, plus once you are on the island, walk around and explore, or hop on a tour or bus service.
Admission fees apply for this special reserve.