Experience the beauty and history of fascinating Fremantle, colonial port city on the fringes of the world, while hunting down an escaped prisoner and his accomplice. Newly updated.
Detectives on wheels, there is one grass crossing and one steep slope to traverse.
(For a shorter, easier puzzle walk in the same area, check out the Easy Breezy Freo Detective Trail.)
Start location: Fremantle Railway Station
Distance: 3 km
Time to complete: around 3-4 hours
Bring: a scooter for getting around and for the skate ramp at Esplanade Park
Best side trip: Fremantle Prison tour
Best day and time: Friday, Saturday or Sunday if you’re interested in the markets; between 9 and 5 because you have to go into the prison gatehouse (and Friday evening if you want to end with a spooky Torchlight Tour of the prison after dark)
Save your treat stomach for: Gabriel Chocolate (Essex St)
Difficulty level: Sherlock