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“A spooky look back into WA's history.” 5 of 5 stars
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Fremantle Prison
1 The Terrace | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
(0)8 9336 9200
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Owner description: Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia’s premier tourist attractions and the only World Heritage listed building in the State.The Prison was built by convicts in the 1850s and was used as a place of incarceration for almost 140 years. With solitary cells and gallows Fremantle Prison is a monument to a system of punishment that is uncomfortably recent. Fremantle Prison now holds the key to history, mystery and fun. Step inside and do time with experienced guides on a fascinating Prison Day Tour. Explore the labyrinth of tunnels 20m beneath the Prison by foot and by boat on a Tunnels Tour adventure. Feeling brave? Delve into the darker side of the Prison’s history on an eerie Torchlight Tour.
Perth, Australia
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“A spooky look back into WA's history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Fremantle prison is a must see in WA. The history and the storys that you hear whilst at the prison are amazing. They have a bunch of cool tours. Some of which are a night tour, a hallowen tour, group tours and the new Tunnel tour.

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“Very Intresting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This was a fantastic tour, very intresting. The tour Guide (Brett) was excellent and entertaining. This was well worth the visit, a lot of history along with some tales of the types of crimes that were commited. The prisoners of today have got it easy compaired to the conditions that they used to have.

Visited November 2012
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“interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I did the torchlight tour. The tour was awesome. I was really nervous at first when my friend told me to do this tour since I am scared with ghost. But the tour guide really made my day. The tour guide was funny. The tour was thrilling and full of screaming, but we still laughed a lot because of the tour guide. i think the tour is a must thing to do if you go to freemantle

Visited November 2012
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“Tunnel Tour and Torchlight Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Tunnel Tour was a great experience and very interesting. If you are afraid of heights, the dark and small spaces perhaps rethink whether this is something for you. But overall a nice change from usual tourist spots. The torchlight tour was a great way to see the prison and you get a very well rounded view of what things were like for prisoners even up to recent times.

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“torchlight tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

the torchlight tour is very good.. we done it on a really wet and stormy night which added to the fun!!

Visited December 2012
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