The City of Joondalup is home to some of Perth’s best visitor attractions. Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure or some indoor fun, you will find a range of attractions and adventures just north of the Perth CBD.
Hillarys Boat Harbour
Hillarys Boat Harbour is one of Perth’s most visited tourist attractions and it’s easy to see why. Hillarys Boat Harbour offers family friendly activities all year round. It is home to WA’s only underwater aquarium – AQWA, and the launching pad for a range of adventure activities including coastal motorcycle tours, scenic helicopter flights, fishing and dive charters plus it is the departure point for Rottnest Fast Ferries.
If you are looking for a more relaxed visit, Hillarys Marina Beach offers calm waters making it the perfect beach for families with young kids. Hillarys Boat Harbour also offers an abundance of casual and gastro pub dining options.
AQWA (The Aquarium of WA)
Discover WA’s spectacular marine life at AQWA’s unique exhibits. Travel through Australia’s largest single aquarium and underwater moving conveyor belt tunnel as sharks, turtles, stingrays and fish swim above, explore marine life from WA’s different coastal zones or if you’re feeling brave, dive or snorkel with the sharks in the shipwreck coast aquarium.
Marmion Marine Park
Marmion Marine Park covers the City’s coastline from Burns Beach in the north to Marmion in the south. The Marine Park is not only home to some of Perth’s best beaches at Mullaloo and Sorrento, but also to some incredible snorkel and dive reefs just offshore.
The Marmion Angling and Aquatic Club (MAAC) dive and snorkel trail provides 20 underwater plinths for enthusiastic snorkellers and divers to explore and learn about the local marine life.
For the more advanced divers, there are a number of exciting spots to explore by boat including Boyinaboat Reef, Wreck Rock, Cow Rock, North Lump and Three Mile Reef. Visit the Department of Parks and Wildlife website for information on sanctuary zones and GPS coordinates.
Golf at Joondalup Country Club
This award winning 27-hole championship golf course is unlike any other. Sweeping through serene bushland, past lakes and rolling limestone quarries, the Joondalup Country Club is a challenging course for the even the most dedicated golfer.
It’s location within Joondalup Resort provides convenient amenities including accommodation, restaurant and conference facilities making it the ideal destination for a corporate or social golf weekend.