School holidays

Nature and art hub for kids and their grown ups

Come and enjoy a refreshment in peace whilst your children explore, create and play in our nature play area. Here at Moore & Moore our Café is 60% farm-to-table and we pride ourselves in supporting local farmers to bring you a range of fresh and organic options. We are firm believers that a healthy diet as well as the opportunity for unstructured natural play can be hugely beneficial in the development of children.Benefits of nature play: • Children who play regularly in natural settings are sick less often. Mud, sand, water, leaves, sticks, pine cones and gum nuts can help…

Voyage to the Deep

Voyage into a mysterious and marvellous undersea world with multi award-winning and record-breaking exhibition Voyage to the Deep. Based on French author Jules Verne’s 1870 classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the exhibition brings to life the deep-sea adventures of Captain Nemo, his legendary submarine Nautilus and the world of wonders he lived in. Release your inner aquanaut At the centre of this fantasy world: a giant replica Nautilus. Kids can climb aboard and discover the inner world of a deep-sea submarine. Take up the controls at the helm, peer through the periscope, crank the propeller, test out the bunks…

Wildlife Zoo at the Markets

We love having West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading wildlife petting zoos, at Fremantle Markets. They provide a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas, snakes & dingoes. You can usually only glimpse such animals amidst big crowds in larger reserves or zoos. Our Wildlife Zoo offers a more intimate approach, allowing both children and adults to experience these animals in a smaller and more relaxed setting. Entry by Gold Coin Donation. Don't forget your camera!

Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Photo Competition

Win one of five $30 gift vouchers at The Pickled Fairy & other Myths.All you have to do is take a photo of yourself on the throne at The Pickled Fairy and post it on our Facebook page.There are prizes for *The silliest photo*The most beautiful photo*The most mythical photo*The most heroic photo*The most creative photo The throne is there, the selfie stick is there, come in with an adult and the fairies will show you what to do. 

School holiday shopping

Feeling like a bit of retail therapy over the school holidays? The Artisan Store Fremantle has art for everyone. From gorgeous little knitted and crocheted animals, baby's coltes to stunning orginal artwork. Introduce your children to the art of handmade this holiday.

Kids cruise free in the school holidays

For every full paying adult, one child can travel FREE on any Swan River Scenic Cruise, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/ Fremantle One Way Cruises. Simply travel in the upcoming school holidays (1st-16th July 2017) and quote KIDSJUL17 at the time of booking. Keep the kids entertained with a 'Busy Nippers Bag' for just $3 - available for purchase at check in or on board.

Treasure of the Golden Dragon at WA Shipwrecks Museum

Avast, me hearties! Some pesky pirates have raided the museum and hidden the Treasure of the Golden Dragon! Come find the trail of the treasure and take a pirate’s share of the loot – your very own silvery coin to take home and a paper craft treasure chest to decorate. Ages 4+ Bookings required for groups 10+ by calling 1300 134 081

Underwater Craft

Assemble and decorate your own old-fashioned hard-hat diver helmet, craft your own squiggly squid or bouncing octopus. And colour in your own sea creature and bring it to life on our amazing digital animation screen!See our website for more information. WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply for accompanying adult.  Ages 4+ Bookings required for groups 10+ by calling 1300 134 081

NAIDOC Week Word Search

Win one of 5 Winterworld Family passes by finding all the Nyoongar Words on the special bunting in shops around Fremantle. There are 20 shops to visit. When you find a word, locate it on your word search and circle it clearly.  Once you have completed all 20 words fill in your details and post in the competition box at any of the 20 businesses listed. Prizes will be drawn Monday 10 July 11am and will need to be redemed by Sunday 16 June 2017. See terms and conditions here. You can download  your copy of the fun NAIDOC Week Word Search or…

ATAR Express Workshops

If you're in Year 11 or 12, learn how to ace your ATAR subjects at The University of Notre Dame!   Experienced subject specialist teachers will provide you with tips for excelling in your studies. These two day courses are designed to prepare students for concepts that will be introduced in the second part of Year 11 through a combination of revision of semester one content and introduction of semester two content. Workshops available include: Year 11 Mathematics Methods, Year 11 ATAR English, Year 11 ATAR Human Biology, Year 11 ATAR Chemistry, and Year 11 and 12 Study Skills. Our presenters are all subject specialists currently teaching in Catholic Schools.

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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.