With its numerous visitor attractions, Hillarys and surrounds is a must for family holiday-makers.

Located within the City of Joondalup, freeway access and public transport options are excellent, making it the perfect location to use as a base to explore the Perth Beaches.

Make sure to visit Hillarys Boat Harbour one of Western Australia’s top award-winning tourist attractions offering a wide appeal of day time and night life entertainment. It is home to AQWA - the Aquarium of WA, boasting the largest aquarium and underwater glass tunnel in Australia.

Hillarys is the perfect place for kids with beautifully groomed public parklands and a sheltered beach easily accessible by pram or wheelchair. Visitors can enjoy leisure and adventure activities such as boat cruises, seasonal whale watching, jet skiing, deep-sea fishing, diving, jet boarding and helicopter flights.

Hillarys is also the perfect place to relax with a great variety of bespoke art and souvenir shops, cocktail bars, fine-dining and family-friendly restaurants. Perth life is all about the beaches and the outdoor lifestyle, and this area is home to some of the best, including Marmion Marine Park, Sorrento Beach and Mullaloo Beach.

Visit Hillarys

  • Located within Quality Resort Sorrento Beach, 76 Steps Café Restaurant is open to resort guests and the general public for breakfast, 7 days a week...
  • Witness the annual southern migration of the humpback whales on a scenic 2-hour whale watching cruise departing from your choice of tourism precinct -...
  • Your Gateway to Perth's Island Playground Rottnest... WA's most beautiful island is just 19 kilometers off Perth's coastline, and a lightning fast...
  • Our Team is excited to welcome you all back to plunge into the underwater world of our great West Australian Oceans. Changes have been made to ensure...
  • Quality Resort Sorrento Beach invites you to holiday alongside the golden sands of Sorrento Beach on Perth's Sunset Coast in Western Australia. The...
  • Sightseeing Pass Australia is the first Western Australian locally owned and operated website offering visitors 350 tours and attractions with instant...

Explore the Perth Beaches Further

Lancelin Ocean Classic, Lancelin

Lancelin

Travel an hour and a half north of Perth City and you'll find the small beach side town of Lancelin where you can tackle the mighty sand dunes or try a number of watersports.

Moore River, Perth Beaches

Moore River and Gingin

The stretch of countryside Moore River to Gingin is an appealing place to explore. Start your explorations on the coast at Guilderton which boasts an idyllic coastal setting and is situated on the banks of the languid Moore River.

Yanchep National Park, Perth Beaches

Yanchep

Visit one of Australia's largest koala colonies and learn about ancient Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park within the City of Wanneroo. 

Hillary Boat Harbour, Perth Beaches

Hillarys

Hillarys, within the City of Joondalup, is home to Hillarys Boat Harbour where you'll find resort style shopping, an excellent selection of cafes, restaurants and attractions, and a ferry to Rottnest Island.

Surfing Scarborough Beach, Perth Beaches

Scarborough

Scarborough, within the City of Stirling, is a popular beach with locals and an ideal location to stay. It boats a fantastic swimming and surfing beach, entertainment and dining.

Surfing at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Beaches

Cottesloe

With sloping grassy banks and huge Norfolk pines, Cottesloe is not only home to one of Perth's most famous beaches, but also has pubs, cafes, cool bars and restaurants with ocean views.

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth. 

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

Public House, Perth City

Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Spring in Perth

Perth comes alive with colour in Spring with stunning wildflowers, amazing wildlife encounters and a variety of events and festivals to keep you busy all season long... that's Perth in spring.