Revision – Sorrento Beach

Sorrento Beach offers excellent family swimming and turquoise water laps against pure white sand, making it an idyllic spot for a relaxing afternoon of beach fun.

Sorrento Beach is located directly south of the bustling Hillarys Boat Harbour, which is home to plenty of restaurants and cafes, as well as the Aquarium of Western Australia.

The Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club provides peace of mind with lifeguard patrols on weekends and public holidays, while midweek lifeguard patrols are provided by the City in conjunction with Surf Life Saving WA.

Removal of Beach Enclosure

The City of Joondalup in conjunction with the State Government installed a beach enclosure at Sorrento Beach in late 2016, however at its November 2020 meeting, Joondalup Council unanimously resolved to remove the Sorrento Beach enclosure due to the compromised integrity of the structure. Removal of the beach enclosure has been completed.

The City will investigate options for the provision of a replacement enclosure. This will enable the City to adequately investigate and plan appropriately to implement a new enclosure, aided by the lessons learnt from the Sorrento Beach enclosure.

Weddings – Park or Facility Bookings

The City of Joondalup has many ideal locations for weddings. There are an abundance of beautiful parks and beaches that would enhance the back drop to any wedding ceremony. See below for information regarding the most ideal locations for wedding ceremonies within the City of Joondalup.

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Find your accommodation

The City of Joondalup is the ideal base to explore the many beaches and sights of the capital city of Western Australia. From coastal accommodation to resort-style gateways, and from caravan parks to city centre apartments, you’re sure to find the perfect place to call home during your next holiday.

Hotels, resorts and serviced apartments

Joondalup Resort

Far enough away to truly unwind, and close enough to easily enjoy everything Perth has to offer, Joondalup Resort welcomes you to an oasis of relaxation, stunning tranquil bushlands and world-class golfing facilities.

Joondalup Resort offers 70 luxurious hotel rooms with spectacular views on the 27-hole championship golf course, as well as an outdoor lagoon style swimming pool and heated spa, a mini gymnasium, a cosy English style pub, a café and an award-winning restaurant offering both a la carte and buffet style cuisine.

Joondalup Resort has state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities for private celebrations and corporate events and is one of Perth’s most fantastic wedding destinations.

Joondalup Resort hosts regular social events and quality night-time entertainment. Come and celebrate a special occasion with family or organise your next night out with friends at the resort.

Quality Resort Sorrento Beach

Quality Resort Sorrento Beach is only a stone’s throw from the postcard perfect Sunset Coast sunsets. It is indeed the closest resort accommodation to the beach in Western Australia. It is only a short walking distance to the bustling dining and entertainment hub of Hillarys Boat Harbour and the ferry departure point to Rottnest Island.

Quality Resort Sorrento Beach offers a mix of four-star hotel rooms and luxury spa suites for romantic gateways as well as two and three-bedroom holiday apartments for family beach holidays and large sporting groups.

Quality Resort Sorrento Beach has boardrooms and meeting rooms available for conferences.

Mullaloo Beach Hotel

Mullaloo Beach Hotel is a premium boutique hotel with twelve exclusive two and three-bedroom luxury suites, all finished to a five-star standard and posing uninterrupted ocean views.

Mullaloo Beach Hotel’s facilities include the ocean view restaurant and the ocean view bar that hosts live music and entertainment seven nights a week as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.

Mullaloo Beach Hotel caters for all types of private functions and corporate events.

Hillarys Harbour Resort Apartments

Hillarys Harbour Resort Apartments offers a selection of one to three-bedroom self-contained and serviced apartments in the heart of Hillarys Boat Harbour.

Right outside your apartment door, you will find a variety of specialty shops, cafes and restaurants, and close access to some of the region’s tourism attractions such as the Aquarium of Western Australia.

Churchill Apartments

Situated amongst stylish cafes and restaurants, Churchill’s luxury serviced apartments are perfect for those wanting to experience everything Joondalup City Centre has to offer from the convenience of their doorstep.

Tourist and caravan parks

Burns Beach Sunset Village

Burns Beach Sunset Village is a peaceful and secluded beach front caravan park providing holiday tourist accommodation for recreational visitors with their own caravans or RV’s.

Burns Beach Sunset Village also offers one and two-bedroom chalets.

Cherokee Village Tourist Park

Cherokee Village located in Kingsley offers comfortable self-contained chalets in a quiet, secure and friendly caravan park. A selection of shady grassed sites has also been set aside for tourists with their own caravans, motor-homes or who are camping.

There are a number of additional accommodation types including holiday rentals and bed and breakfasts within the City of Joondalup.

Potential visitors are advised to make direct contact with providers to investigate accommodation rates, availability and suitability. Please note that the City has no affiliation with the providers listed and can make no representation or guarantee to the standard, class or suitability.

Iluka Beach

 

Featuring a small beach gazebo at one end of the beach and a boardwalk at the other, this small but idyllic location is popular for families looking for a sheltered stretch of beach to have a picnic or a dip in the crystal clear waters in this pristine part of Marmion Marine Park. If the kids are feeling more adventurous, perhaps visit the lookout and Iluka Foreshore Park with playground with toilet and BBQ facilities only a short walk away.

Iluka Beach is connected to the extensive and beautiful coastal footpath meandering along the coastline, providing further opportunity to enjoy this region by taking a nice stroll while enjoying the stunning views it offers.

AQWA (Aquarium of Western Australia)

An awesome underwater adventure awaits you at the Aquarium of Western Australia! From free school holidays activities to close encounters with the sharks, kids’ sleepovers in the underwater glass tunnel and exclusive adult only evening events, every day is different at AQWA.

Joondalup Resort

Rejuvenate your mind, body and tastebuds at the Joondalup Resort with the 27-hole championship golf course, 70 guest rooms and exquisite dining. Take a moment for yourself surrounded by natural bushland and wildlife, enjoy a cocktail by the lagoon style swimming pool or organise a night out with friends at one of the resort’s regular disco parties.

Joondalup Resort is the place to go if you want to spot kangaroos and Australian native birds.

Hillarys Beach Park (Whitfords Nodes Health and Wellbeing Hub)

Transformation into the health and wellbeing hub

Whitfords Nodes Health and Wellbeing Hub at Hillarys Beach Park now includes a large shaded public playground for the enjoyment of children aged between two and 12 years old. The playground includes swings, combination and climbing units, nature play elements, sand play and all-abilities play. The park also has many undercover picnic settings, benches and barbecues, new tree planting, an improved irrigation system, drink fountains and universal access footpaths.

Visitors to the park can also enjoy the iconic exercise stairway that extends to a height of 22m up the dune landscape and has 145 steps to climb with rest stops along the way. The top offers panoramic views of the coastline and the harbour. The exercise stairway is linked to multiple running tracks of varying lengths and difficulty through the park and the dunes. At the base of the stairway is a dedicated outdoor fitness equipment area suited to body weight exercises and calisthenics.

The health and wellbeing hub is also home to Australia’s largest outdoor park warrior course featuring 16 innovative and challenging obstacles over a 78 metre soft fall surface. Participants can register and record their times via an app, available by scanning a QR code located at the starting line of the course, allowing them to challenge themselves or others.

Iluka Beach Park

The City boasts 17km of stunning coastline, stretching north from Beach Road in Marmion, through to Burns Beach Road in Burns Beach. The beaches within the City have many facilities, which makes visiting them a pleasurable experience for residents and tourists of all ages.

Sorrento Beach

Sorrento Beach offers excellent family swimming and turquoise water laps against pure white sand, making it an idyllic spot for a relaxing afternoon of beach fun. The City of Joondalup in conjunction with the State Government installed a beach enclosure at Sorrento Beach in late 2016.

Please Note: Due to the current condition of the beach enclosure and recent storm events the City is unable to guarantee that the enclosure will restrict the entry of marine life, possibly including sharks, into the swimming area. The City advises that, as with all other beaches, you swim at your own risk.

At its November 2020 meeting, Joondalup Council unanimously resolved to remove the Sorrento Beach enclosure due to the compromised integrity of the structure.

Removal of the existing structure is likely to commence on Monday 23 November 2020. Some sections of the beach will not be available for use by the public during this time.

The City will investigate options for the provision of a replacement enclosure. This will enable the City to adequately investigate and plan appropriately to implement a new enclosure, aided by the lessons learnt from the Sorrento Beach enclosure.

Sorrento Beach is located directly south of the bustling Hillarys Boat Harbour which is home to plenty of restaurants and cafes, as well as the Aquarium of Western Australia.

The Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club provides peace of mind with lifeguard patrols on weekends and public holidays, while midweek lifeguard patrols are provided by the City in conjunction with Surf Life Saving WA.

Warwick Hall

Conveniently located close to Warwick Shopping Centre, this hall has easy access and ample parking for large functions.

Capacity

Main Hall: 316 square metres, 300 person capacity

Parking: 100+ bays.

Availability

Please contact the Community Facilities Booking Office to enquire about the availability of this facility.

Amenities in close proximity

Warwick Shopping Centre, Warwick Train Station and Bus Services.

Currambine Community Centre

Virtual Tour of Currambine Community Centre

Currambine Community Centre is a multi-purpose community facility with a large variety of rooms available for individual hire. The Currambine Community Centre is the perfect venue for weddings, engagements, fundraisers, birthdays and special occasions.

Capacity

Main Hall: 335 square metres, 335 person capacity

Activity Room One: 146 square metres, 146 person capacity

Activity Room Two: 50 square metres, exercise classes only

Meeting Room: 50 square metres, 50 person capacity

Playgroup Room: 45 square metres, 45 person capacity

Parking: 66 bays including two disabled bays

Availability

Please contact the Community Facilities Booking Office to enquire about the availability of this facility.

Amenities in close proximity

Currambine Central Shopping Centre, Dome Café, Restaurants, Petrol Station, Bus Services and Delamere Park (with playground, BBQ and shelter).


Mullaloo Beach

Mullaloo Beach is a popular swimming beach, ideal for children of all ages, Take a dip in the refreshing waters of the Indian Ocean or laze on the soft white sand. Enjoy a stroll, run or a bike ride on the beach paths that connect Mullaloo to neighbouring beaches along the coast.

Children will enjoy playing in the superb playground facilities and parklands overlooking the beach. Bring along a picnic lunch and settle down under the shady trees for the afternoon or indulge in a feast of fish and chips whilst admiring the stunning Western Australian sunset.

The Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club provides peace of mind with lifeguard patrols on weekends and public holidays, while midweek lifeguard patrols are provided by the City in conjunction with Surf Life Saving WA.

Sorrento Community Hall

Set opposite Sorrento Beach, this hall is great for functions and is coupled with stunning views.

Capacity

Function Room: 120 square metres, 117 person capacity.

Parking: 30 bays including two disabled bays.

Availability

Please contact the Community Facilities Booking Office to enquire about the availability of this facility.

Amenities in close proximity

Quality Resort Sorrento, White Salt Café, Geneff Park, Playground and Bus Services.

Padbury Hall

Located opposite Forrest Park, the Padbury Hall is situated close to a small shopping centre and has a large capacity capable of being used for a range of meetings and functions.

Capacity

Main Hall: 320 square metres, 200 person capacity

Parking: 25 bays.

Availability

Please email the Community Facilities Booking Office to enquire about the availability of this facility.

Amenities in close proximity

Forrest Park, Forest Plaza, Whitfords Train Station and Bus Services.

Beaumaris Community Centre

Virtual Tour of Beaumaris Community Centre

Located next to the Beaumaris City Shopping Centre, this large function space has access to ample parking and local shopping facilities.

Capacity

Main Hall: 241 square metres, 240 person capacity

Meeting Room 2: 44 square metres, 44 person capacity

Parking: 100+ bays including 2 disabled bays

Availability

Please contact the Community Facilities Booking Office to enquire about the availability of this facility.

Amenities in close proximity

Santiago Park, Playground, Beaumaris City Shopping Centre, Bus Services