Perth is a great city to begin your Cruise around Australia, but also perfectly positioned to start your journey onwards to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean. Located in Western Australia the city has a modern city skyline and is blessed with beautiful beaches and an untouched coastline. Perth is also the second most isolated capital in the World.
Cruises Departing from Perth
Popular Short Cruises from Perth around Australia include Geralton, Broome, Exmouth, Margaret River and Albany. Or for an all around Australia Cruise, start your journey from Perth to Broome, Darwin, Cairns, Sydney and Melbourne. Longer Cruises out of Perth include overseas destinations such as Indonesia (Bali & Lombok), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi), Singapore and Thailand (Bangkok & Phuket), or further onto Europe and Africa including Dubai, Paris, London, Cape Town and Durban and more. We can even help you book at the Last Minute if time is a factor!
When to Go
You can Depart from Perth at any time of year.
Cruise Ships Departing Perth
- Sea Princess
- Pacific Princess
- Voyager of the Seas
- Radiance of the Seas
- Dawn Princess
- Diamond Princess
- Queen Mary 2
- Silver Whisper
- Costa neoRomantica
- Celebrity Solstice
- Costa Deliziosa
- Seabourn Sojourn
- Saga Ruby
Fremantle Passenger Terminal (Victoria Quay) is located south west of Perth approximately 17 kilometres from the city centre.
The terminal is located on Victoria Quay at the F and G Berths.
Perth Airport is about 40 mins away or 30km - approximately $50-60 in a Taxi.
Transport to/from Fremantle Port
Getting to Fremantle Passenger Terminal is cheapest by Public Transport using the Transperth Train and takes approximately 40 minutes.
The Central Business District (Downtown) is located about 30 minutes by Car to Fremantle Port.
Catch the Fremantle Line train to Fremantle Station and walk to the Passenger Terminal (in total approximately 40 minutes).
Taxis to/from the CBD will cost approx $40-50 -
Swan Taxis - Phone 13 13 30
Black & White Cabs - Phone 13 32 22
If you have some time and want to see more of Perth, consider booking Car Hire in Perth to get a better view of the city and surrounds.
Long Term parking is not available directly in front of the Fremantle Passenger Terminal. The area has been set aside for set down and pick-up only. If you are looking for Overnight or Short Term parking (up to 14 days), head to Victoria Quay near the C and D Sheds. Parking cost Per day is approximately $6.70.
For Cruise passengers looking for undercover, secure, and long-term parking, Queensgate Car Park in Henderson St, Fremantle is another option. Opposite the Police Station, passengers are allocated parking on the 3rd and 4th floor.
Shops and Restaurants
The Port is located in the beautiful seaside suburb of Fremantle. An abundance of shops, restaurants and bars are located in South Terrace (known by the locals as “Cappuccino Strip”). For a wider range of shopping, restaurants and things to do head into Perth city centre.
Perth Tours & Sights
For Longer Tours out of Perth through Western Australia, visit the Margaret River Wine Region or Monkey Mia.
For Shorter Tours and sights close to Perth visit Rottnest Island, walk through Kings Park, or take the Hop on Hop off Bus or do a Swan River Scenic Cruise.