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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Aquarium
“AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia. Storied Aquarium with a café featuring a walk-through underwater tunnel & interactive touch pool. Located at Hillary’s Boat Harbour. LINK www.aqwa.com.au ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Nature
“Beautiful Beach, variety of shops,restaurants,Aquarium, Ferry to Rotternest Island. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Home to home Hillarys Yacht Club; AQWA – The Aquarium of Western Australia; a bustling retail shopping precinct – Sorrento Quay Boardwalk; an active fun & water park – The Great Escape; and a wide range of beautifully groomed public parklands and ocean swimmers cove. Hillarys Boat Harbour is a hub for visiting Rottnest Island, Costal Heli-Tours and Adventure Fishing, Diving & Whale-watching charters.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A beautiful beachfront marina with cafes, restaurants, shops and so much more. You always feel like you’re on holidays with a visit to Hillarys Marina. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Waterfront
“20 minutes north along the scenic west coast highway you will find this boat harbour with plenty of shops and restaraunts ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pub
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“For a different tempo the Breakie provides a more upmarket venue with a wide range of alcohol available as well as food. It has several restaurants and live music on some nights.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Whitfords is a large shopping centre with great shops available. It has a new restaurant area outside which has a brewery, many restaurants (Bangkok brothers, miss chows, Hunter and barrel to name a few faves) with bowling and games 'iplay' downstairs and movies with gold class near the restaurants too. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Transportation
“Marina, Aqua, calm beach, grassed picnic area overlooking the beach, shops , cafes, restaurants- 3 Sheets is popular”
  • 15 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Boating hub & entertainment centre with restaurants, stores, an aquarium & other family attractions ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Whether you're after casual or fine dining you will find something here to satisfy your taste buds. The Breakwater have happy hour 5pm to 6pm with $10 meals anytime after 6pm....very good value. California Pizza and 3Sheets are to be recommended.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Rottnest Island is the most beautiful island in Western Australia. You can catch the ferry to Rottnest Island from Hillarys Boat Harbour. Cars are not allowed on the island, but you can take a bike to go around. Bikes can be hired with the ferry ticket. There are also beautiful snorkel spots and an amazing landscape. LINK www.experienceoz.com.au/en/perth/rottnest-fast-ferries ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“The Great Escape for the kids - waterslides, rides, birthday parties, rock climbing, trampolines and adventure playground – note wet rides closed in winter. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Transportation
“Newly renovated in 2018 this lovely shopping centre has heaps of shops, restaurtants and also cinemas”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“There is a great new area at Whitfords Shopping Centre with a Cinema and a number of restaurants, brewery and an outdoor area in the centre that kids love to play at - you can take the bus - it's only two stops - about 3 minutes to get there. Great for an easy close-by night out.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Rustic-chic setting with pendant lights, offering craft beer, plus pizza and posh pub grub. They have great lunch specials mid week and live music on the weekends when the weather is nice. Really popular with families. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“ALSO, NEARBY ARE A COUPLE OF RESTAURANTS, A DRY CLEANING LAUNDRY SERVICE, DOCTORS AND PHARMACY”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“For a different tempo the Breakie provides a more upmarket venue with a wide range of alcohol available as well as food. It has several restaurants and live music on some nights.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“Rustic-chic setting with pendant lights, offering craft beer, plus pizza and posh pub grub. They have great lunch specials mid week and live music on the weekends when the weather is nice. Really popular with families. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“hand-tossed pizzas, seasonally-inspired ingredients, hand-shaken cocktails with our innovative menu. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great pub grub located on the east end of Westfield City Shopping Centre about 6 minutes drive from home. Bottle Shop for takeaway.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Great burgers and reasonable pricing. Casual atmosphere. No need to dress up. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Amazing new Restaurant just opened at Whitfords new restaurant area. Must try !!!”
  • 1 local recommends

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