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Heritage walking tours and trails

Explore the rich and interesting history and heritage of our city on foot, along the below hertiage walking trails.

You can pick up informative maps from visitor centres for you to follow on your own or join one of the many free guided walking tours offered by various community groups and volunteers. These trails allow you to learn more about the region from passionate and knowledgeable locals.

City heritage trails

Guided by the i-City Volunteer Hosts, the free City Heritage Trails departs from the City of Perth Information Kiosk, Murray St Mall or you can pick up a map and follow the trail yourself. See below for highlights and departing times for each trail.

Free city guided tours

  • Boom or Bust Trail
  • Icons of Influence Trail
  • Art City
  • Convicts and Colonials Trail

Fremantle heritage trails

  • Discovery Trail

  • Art & Culture Trail

  • Retail & Fashion Trail

  • C.Y.O'Connor Trail

  • Convict Trail

  • Waterfront Trail

  • Writers Walk

  • Maritime Heritage Trail

  • Hotels & Breweries Walk

  • Manjaree Heritage Trail

  • Fishing Boat Harbour Trail

  • Fremantle Cemetery Heritage Walk Trail One

Rottnest Island heritage trails

There are lots of beautiful walk trails on Rottnest Island and for those who prefer to travel by foot it's an ideal way to explore the Island's natural beauty and rich history. The Rottnest Voluntary Guides run lots of free guided walks in and around the settlement - these guides have a wealth of knowledge and deep passion for the Island.

Rottnest Island free guided tours

  • Reefs and Sailors Tour
  • Vlaming Lookout and Salt Lakes Walk
  • Bickley Battery Walk
  • Quokka Walk
  • History of the Settlement

Guildford heritage trails

Established on what is virtually an island encircled by the Swan and Helena Rivers, Guildford is ideally suited to explore on foot. On the three Guildford Heritage Walks you will discover the areas numerous fascinating historic buildings, lively characters and wonderful stories. See below highlights of these trails.

Guildford heritage walks

  • The Captain Stirling Walk
  • The Town Walk
  • The River Ramble
  • The Stirling Square Circut

Country heritage walks

  • Pinjarra Heritage Trail

  • Armadale Heritage Walk

  • Jarrahdale Heritage Town Walk

  • Aboriginal Heritage Walk Trail

  • Jarrahdale Railway Heritage Trail

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