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“Make sure you do a tour!”
Review of Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison
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$19.98*
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Fremantle Self-Guided Audio Tour
Ranked #1 of 81 things to do in Fremantle
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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.
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Make sure you do a tour!”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Brett the tour guide made the tour informative and funny! Feel I got to see the prison through the ages and it delivers exactly what it says on the tin. I did the doing time tour and for $20, I have nit got a bad word to say.

Visited February 2013
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Do the tunnels”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have been here on a few occasions for the night tour, day tour and also the tunnel tour. All have been very informative, fun and given an insight into jail history. My favorite tour was the tunnels and I highly recommend it.

Visited March 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“A real surprise”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have been to Alcatraz on three occasions This was much more interesting. the guide was excellent. hily recommended.

Visited January 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Well worth the visit!”
Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed Fremantle Prison. Me and my brother did two tours and we enjoyed them both! The first tour guide man was excellent, added humour, ghost stories and interesting facts. I think he was called Dale, we couldn't fault him, excellent! The second tour we lost interest a little as the tour guide man spoken really fast and in one tone so didn't understand everything he was saying with his strong accent so couldn't keep up with the stories! Well worth the money though and would definitely go back again :-)

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Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“So Much Fun!”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

The tours of the Fremantle Prison are fantastic... I have done it 3 times and I live in Fremantle! Try the night tour as that truly is the best. The tour guides are generally past guards of the prison and are very knowledgeable and have some very interesting and funny stories to tell! The night tour is great as it is a bit spooky and they play little pranks and tricks on you. Suitable for children though! Don't miss this one!

Visited September 2012
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