Tourist and Visitor Information
Discover the Heart and Soul of Perth's Sunset Coast
With 17kms of stunning Indian Ocean beaches and award winning Hillarys Boat Harbour, the City of Joondalup is the jewel of Perth’s Sunset Coast. With numerous visitor attractions and amenities it’s a must for international and interstate holiday-makers, business visitors, day trippers and Western Australian families.
Joondalup is ideally situated only 25kms north of Perth and benefits from a direct train service from Perth City to Joondalup City Centre including Lakeside Joondalup, which is the largest shopping centre in Western Australia. Freeway access and public transport to and from Joondalup are excellent, making it the perfect location to use as your base to explore not only the Northern Suburbs of Perth, but other acclaimed tourist hotspots such as the wineries of Swan Valley, Rottnest Island, Yanchep National Park and The Pinnacles.
World Class Visitor Attractions, Activities and Experiences
View the City's top attractions for tourists, visitors and residents.
Whether you are a tourist or a resident the Sunset Coast Holiday Planner is a must read publication to find out about attractions and activities within the City of Joondalup. The latest guide includes valuable information for visitors, including the top 10 things to do in the City, an events calendar, beach safety tips, leisure centre locations and key shopping centre destinations. The guide also features a handy Sunset Coast Map. It’s completely free to download a copy of the guide or view the e-book.
Arts and Cultural Events
The City hosts a number of significant performing arts and cultural events, many of which are throughout the warmer months, that are highly appealing to visitors and residents of all ages and tastes. These include events such as the Joondalup Festival, Little Feet Festival, Sunday Serenades and Twilight Markets.
The finale of the City's Summer Event Season is the Joondalup Festival which attracts in the region of 50,000 people each year. That attendance is bigger than a full house at Subiaco Oval. Highlights include a licensed festival tent with a program of performances by local, national and international award-winning companies.
Environmental Events and Nature
The City delivers a range of popular environmental events throughout the year where you can discover nature, flora and fauna. Events include guided Nyungar Bushtucker Tours, the 'Creatures of the Dark’ Night Stalk in one the City’s most beautiful natural areas Yellagonga Regional Park and guided Spring Nature Walks through a variety of the City’s Reserves. For water based nature discover all that Marmion Marine Park has to offer with lagoons, reefs, small islands and abundant marine life.
Venues for Special Occasions
The City is also the perfect place for romance, with magnificent beaches available to host special occasions such as weddings and naming ceremonies.