Hillarys Boat Harbour had a controversial start with environmentalists fighting development of the now popular tourist destination on Perth's Sunset Coast. Hillarys Boat harbour is a boat marina and sheltered operating harbor for yachts and power boats with popular destinations of the 3 mile reef and Rottnest Island.
Below is a list of things to do at Hillarys boat harbour including watersports (such as swimming at Hillarys Marina Beach, boating, fishing, sailing) dining at good Perth waterfront restaurants, souvenir shopping, drinking at a bar, attending an event such as a wedding at Hillarys boat harbour or simply going for a walk to see fish from the boardwalk. Hillarys Boat Harbour is a popular place in Perth despite no international tourists because of 2020 travel restrictions. Perthites come out in numbers to soak up the winter sun, dine at restaurants and experience some of the best things to do at Hillarys Boat Harbour such as restaurant dining over the water, join in free entertainment, etc.
There are lots of choices of quality waterfront restaurants at Hillarys Boat Harbour. The variety of cuisine and service is good but the edge Hillary Boat Harbor restaurants have is one of the best locations in Perth. I had my wedding reception at a big restaurant at Hillarys Boat Harbour. My wife likes the chocolatier and Thai restaurant at Hillarys boat harbour.
The protected from the wind, clam water, white sandy beach at Hillarys boat harbour makes it a popular place for families in Perth's northern suburbs to go to the beach. On the beach is a kid's play area, shaded in summer. Out on the water is a pontoon with a free waterslide. In summer there's also a pay for use floating obstacle course with slides etc. Fishing from the southside and northside breakwaters is popular. Deep sea fishing charter boats depart from Hillary's boat harbour. A Sea rescue boat is often based here. Lean to sail course are conducted from the Hillarys Yacht Club, as too are Perth sailing regattas.
Many of the boutique shops at Hillarys boat harbour sell tourist souvenirs because Hillarys boat harbour is very popular with tourists. Some shops provide services such as real estate and personal care services. You'll be able to buy many things at Hillary harbor shops but if you can't find what you want, the Whitfords shopping centre is kilometres north of Hillarys boat harbour
Get to Hillarys by car from Perth, drive up the
Mitchell Freeway and turn west (left) onto Hepburn Avenue. If you want the scenic tourist drive turn off the freeway at Karrinyup Road, go right to the western end, turn north (right) on the West Coast Tourist Drive to enjoy Indian Ocean views at 50KPH.
Cycling along the cost is a nice way to get to Hillarys Boat Harbour.
By public bus transport, catch bus number 423 from Warwick train station, 4th train stop from the Perth train station or Stirling train station 3rd train stop north of Perth or hop on the 423 bus at the Karrinyup shopping centre.
Hillarys boat harbour is a big safe marina for millions of dollars worth of power boats and yachts. Boat pens are available for leasing in the Hillarys marina.
A long southside break water jutting out into the Indian Ocean protects the harbour from the usual, strong afternoon sea breeze and winter storms. A combination lighthouse and lookout tower are northside Hillarys boat harbor. So too are:
There is hotel accommodation at Hillarys Boat Harbour and also Perth beach hotels near Hillarys boat harbour.
Climbing the new stairs, nicknamed Jacob's
Ladder of the North, to the hill top lookout at Whitfords gives
sweaping view over Hillary's boat harbour and to
Sometimes there are special events at Hillarys boat harbour like when the Duyfken docked there for public boarding visits.
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