Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is one WA’s most iconic waterfront destinations.
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is a working a harbour that caters for commercial operators and recreational vessels with service jetties and wharves, refuelling and maintenance facilities, public toilets and parking.
The harbour also has safe and convenient vessel accommodation that provides easy access to Rottnest, Carnac and Garden Islands.
Popular with both locals and tourists, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is rich in history and has a range of restaurants, bars, entertainment and cultural experiences on offer for you to enjoy.
There’s a lot to love about Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. Find out more about what’s happening at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour or read about our ongoing improvement projects.
There are three wharves: Sardine Wharf on Mews Road, Land-backed Wharf on Capo D’Orlando Drive and the refuelling wharf, Molfetta Quay.
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There is diesel and unleaded petrol fuelling facility available on the nearby Molfetta Quay. This service is provided by Baileys Marine Fuels Australia and a fuel card is required.
Phone: 1300 224 539
Boat lifting and boat stacking
A professional boat lifting and maintenance service is operated by Blue HQ Fremantle Boat Lifters, located on Mews Road. An outdoor dry boat stack operation for vessels up to 12m in length is operated by Blue HQ Boat Park. A premium indoor dry boat storage facility for vessels up to 10.36m in length is operated by The Boathouse.
There is paid parking available managed by the City of Fremantle, as well 273 free bays on Capo D'Orlando Drive for the use of penholders,
Flare disposal is available nearby at the DoT Marine Operations Centre, 14 Capo D'Orlando Drive, South Fremantle. Find out more about flare disposal locations.
Waterway, harbour basin and entrance channel
Entrance channel has a minimum depth of 3.6 metres.
Latitude: -32.062 S Longitude: 115.742 E
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See below for current fees at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour for 2022-2023.
Fixed and floating pens are charged per metre of pen length. The fixed and floating alongside berths are charged per metre of the vessel length.
All fees quoted are inclusive of GST and should be paid in advance.
Pens and floating alongside berths
|Fixed pen without walkway||$487.20|
|Floating pen with walkway||$696.00|
|Floating alongside berth||$696.00|
3 months or more
|Fixed pen without walkway||$44.45|
|Floating pen with walkway||$63.50|
|Floating alongside berth||$63.50|
|Fixed pen without walkway||$73.10|
|Floating pen with walkway||$104.40|
|Floating alongside berth||$104.40|
|Fixed pen without walkway||$21.90|
|Floating pen with walkway||$31.30|
|Floating alongside berth||$31.30|
Fixed alongside berth - recreational vessels
|3 months or more per month||$50.80|
Fixed alongside berth - commercial vessels
|3 months or more||$50.25|
Other facility fees
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|Water supply - metered||COST|
|Rubbish removal - including any not placed in supplied bins or containers not removed; waste oil in excess of 150 litres; or rubbish from source other than fee paying vessel.||COST|
Apply for a boat pen or harbour mooring
DoT’s vessel accommodation is offered on a casual, short term and long term basis and is always in high demand. Submit the enquiry form to find out if a pen is available.
Ready to apply?
Once you have spoken with one of our Harbour Officers to confirm availability, fill in either the waitlist or vessel accommodation application form below and familiarise yourself with important terms and conditions.
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Things to do at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
There is plenty to see and do at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. Here are some ideas for your next visit:
- Follow one of the harbour walking trails. Download the map below.
- Pay homage to ACDC legend Bon Scott taking in his memorial.
- Stroll the boardwalks and admire the public art.
- Cast a fishing line from the breakwaters.
- Cycle around the harbour.
- Swim at Bathers Beach.
- Take a break at the harbour piazza.
- Order some fish and chips or book a table at one of the great restaurants.
- Discover local maritime history at the nearby WA Shipwrecks Museum.
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Weather and conditions
Before heading out on the water be sure to check the current:
DoT has several resources to help you stay safe when out on the water.
Deckee is a free app to help you plan your next boating trip. The app helps you keep informed with location-based data, safety alerts, access to the coast cams, weather forecasts and other information while you're on your boat. Download Deckee before you go.
We provide a range of boating safety information on safety equipment, boating rules and marine radios and distress calls.
DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and commercial vessels.
See Gregory to Perth nautical charts.
Our boating guides provide local marine safety information, including boating hazards, speed restrictions, personal watercraft, water ski and closed water areas. Download a guide below or visit the boating guides page for more resources.
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Commercial charter operators
For information on operating your commercial charter vessels from Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour (lower public boardwalk only) or Barrack Street Jetties, contact DoT’s contracted Property Manager, McGees Property.
Telephone: 9476 2000
Commercial vessel code of conduct
The Commercial Charter Vessel Code of Conduct has been developed in Partnership with Marine Tourism WA, DoT and the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).
The Code covers the Swan Canning Riverpark and the Metropolitan Coastline from Port Kennedy to Two Rocks.
The Code clearly outlines roles and responsibilities of various agencies involved in the regulation of commercial charter industry vessels.
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To find out more, contact the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour office on 08 9431 1020 or firstname.lastname@example.org