Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Building in Fremantle

Fremantle Prison

With its foreboding 5m-high walls, the old convict-era prison still dominates Fremantle. Daytime tour options include the Doing Time Tour, taking in the kitchens, men's cells and solitary-confinement cells. The Grea…
Top Choice Museum in Fremantle

Western Australian Museum – Maritime

Housed in an intriguing sail-shaped building on the harbour, just west of the city centre, the maritime museum is a fascinating exploration of WA's relationship with the ocean. Well-presented displays range from yac…
Top Choice National Park in Cervantes & Pinnacles Desert

Nambung National Park

Situated 19km from Cervantes, Nambung is home to the spectacular Pinnacles Desert, a vast, alien-like plain studded with thousands of limestone pillars. Rising eerily from the desert floor, the pillars are remnants …
Top Choice Museum in Fremantle

Western Australian Museum – Shipwreck Galleries

Located within an 1852 commissariat store, the Shipwreck Galleries are considered the finest display of maritime archaeology in the southern hemisphere. The highlight is the Batavia Gallery, where a section of the h…
Top Choice Barbecue in Fremantle

Manuka Woodfire Kitchen

Centred on a wood-fired oven, the kitchen at Manuka is tiny, but it's still big enough to turn out some of the tastiest food in town. Pretty well everything is cooked in the oven and the seasonal menu could include …
Top Choice Pub Food in Guildford

Guildford Hotel

The Guildford Hotel only reopened in 2016, following a 2008 fire, but the flash makeover has been worth the wait. Smart design choices have retained many historic features, but the ambience is definitely modern and …
Top Choice Craft Beer in Swan Valley

Homestead Brewery

Located in the grounds of the award-winning Mandoon Estate winery, Homestead is the Swan Valley's newest craft brewery and one of WA's best. Standout brews include Kaiser's Choice, a zingy Hefeweizen wheat beer. Vis…
Top Choice Cafe in Rockingham

Ostro Eatery

This weekday cafe with big shared tables morphs into a sociable evening option later in the week. The blue-swimmer-crab omelette is a great way to start the day, and from Thursday to Sunday there are sophisticated d…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Mandurah

Flic's Kitchen

Perfectly located to catch the afternoon sun, this recent opening infused with cosmopolitan cool has outdoor seating and a versatile menu covering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Highlights include corn hotcakes with c…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Swan Valley

Feral Brewing Company

Here's your chance to try some of Australia's best craft beers. Head brewer Brendan Varis is regularly lauded, with his always-interesting brews including the iconic Hop Hog Pale Ale. Feral's barrel-aged and sour br…