Claremont Heritage Tour from Perth
Walking offers the most interactive activity you can experience in urban and natural surroundings. Find out how the real city comes alive when you are guided by the right person
Get to know the real city
Perth-Tours WA offers to you Claremont Guided Walking Tour, picking you up from Perth CBD. Travel to Claremont for a 3-hour walking tour to discover Perth's colonial past. Learn about the incredible history and view the stunning colonial architecture dating back to the 1860's. The town dates back over 186-years and the city is focused on showcasing the development of the Swan River colony and provides a unique insight into the life of the first pioneers of Western Australia.Go into the places only locals are familiar with. Visit little known hideouts and avenues that open the mind into what being a local is all about.
Travel back in time
After meeting your guide at Perth City YHA, travel by air-conditioned vehicle for approximately 20-minutes to the heritage town of Claremont. Here you will travel back in time as your guide takes you down the historic streets of Claremont. Explore the history of Claremont as your guide points out landmarks such as the Freshwater Bay Museum and a stunning weatherboard cottage building built before 1903.As your day continues, delve deeper and uncover some of Perth's secrets as you discover the history surrounding the founding of the Swan River Colony in 1829.
Go into the places only locals are familiar with
As you walk on the street, observe different architecture styles. For the first thirty years of settlement, the Perth to Fremantle road was a poorly maintained sandy track. The depot was located half way between Perth and Fremantle. Go into the places only locals are familiar with. Visit little known hideouts and avenues that open the mind into what being a local is all about.
Learn something new about nature
Peppermint Trees (Agonis Flexuosa) one of the species of trees that grows in the south west of Western Australia. Before the settlement of the Swan River Colony, these trees were very important for Aborigines.
Insight into the life of the first pioneers
We will take you to the picturesque Swan River where you will visit the historic Claremont Jetty built in 1898 on the Freshwater Bay. Here you will gain a further insight into the life and times of the first pioneers of Western Australia.
Claremont Teachers Training College
The first Western Australia’s Teachers Training College was built in 1901.
Pick up transport from Perth CBD and
If you wish to further explore the town on your own, you have the option to be dropped-off at the local Claremont Shopping Centre or
if you wish to make your way back to Perth, the Claremont Train Station for a short trip back to Perth CBD.
Starts 8:30 am, Finishes 11:30 am
Morning tea: Light refreshments, coffee or tea and tasting of jams and biscuits.