Notre Dame's beachside Campus is located in the historic West End of Fremantle in Western Australia. Housed within beautiful restored heritage buildings, it provides a 'town university' of great character and charm.
The Campus is set amongst cafés and restaurants that reflect the truly multi-cultural lifestyle of the port city and is close to one-off fashion boutiques and speciality shops that draw thousands of visitors each year. A vast range of music, cultural and food festivals add a constant buzz to the European village-style atmosphere.
Fremantle the only Australian city to feature in The Lonely Planet's guide to 'The top ten cities to visit in the world'.
Fremantle is one of the easiest cities in the world to explore by foot or bike. Most of the port city's major attractions are within walking distance of Notre Dame's Campus and a free bus completes regular routes around the city stopping at popular places of interest. The Campus is close to the train and bus station for those that want to explore beyond Fremantle with Perth city a 30 minute train ride away.
Just 28 kilometres and 40 minutes' drive from Perth international airport, the Fremantle Campus is close to Western Australia's main gateway to Asia, with most Asian cities within seven hours flying time from Perth.
Fremantle enjoys a Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers. The region has annual rainfall of approximately 867mm, most of which falls between May and September.