There are a number of very good restaurants just a five to ten minute drive away with a wide variety of cuisines to choose from.
Only a fifteen minute dive away boasts the largest thirty-six hole mini golf course in W.A. After your game, sit back and relax at Leapfrogs Cafe. Breakfast, Lunch or Coffee and cake, Special nights wood-fired pizza nights and live music.
Lose yourself in 32 acres of gardens and parklands and discover a unique range of attractions and games a twenty-five minute drive away.
Joondalup city shopping centre is open 7 days a week and is a fifteen minute drive. The shopping centre features over one hundred speciality stores, supermarkets department stores, a shoppers paradise. Food court, restaurants, Taverns and the Grand Cinema Complex.
Borders the grassland of Lake Joondalup beside the city centre, Neil Hawkins Park was an Aboriginal hunting ground and It provides refuge to a number of wild animals including kangaroos and much bird life including cockatoos and Australian ringneck parrots. This park is famous among the tourists for hand feeding the birds also it has great Barbecue and Picnic facilities, well worth a visit.
Just a twenty minute drive south along the coast, this beautiful Marina has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment. Take a whale watching tour, or visit AQWA Australiaâ€™s largest aquarium and underwater tunnel, and check out the worlds largest collection of Western Australian Marine life. The Great Escape leisure centre has trampolines, mini golf, circus rides, video games, a lovely swimming beach and water slides. From Hillarys Marina you can take a forty minute ride on the Ferry to Rottnest Island and meet the Islandâ€™s unique marsupial Quokka. Hire a bike for the day and explore the islandâ€™s incredibly beautiful beaches.
Mindarie Keys is a Beautiful Marina fifteen minutes drive north. Visit The Boat Ale House, sample beer at the Indian Ocean Brewing Company an award winning brewery. Or take your pick from a variety of boardwalk restaurants.
Joondalup golf course A fifteen minute drive away. Few golf courses anywhere in the world offer the scenic beauty and sheer golfing challenge that this twenty seven hole championship course offers.
Carramah Golf Course A public golf course and only a 10 minute drive away.
Hamersley Golf course A twenty minute drive south
A thirty minute drive north, Choose a walk trail that will take you through collapsed cave systems, wetlands, beautiful lakes & historic remains. Visit the Yanchep Tavern or have a round of golf at the Sun City golf course.
The Swan Valley Is one of Western Australiaâ€™s oldest wine regions. It is home to more than forty vineyards and is only a fifteen minute drive away. It Is a great destination for a day trip. There are a number of local restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy the local wine, beer and delicious food often made with fresh local produce. Beer lovers will not be disappointed either, as there are a number of boutique and micro breweries in the region.
Whiteman Park A great place for a picnic or BBQ The park has train rides, motor and tractor museums and the Caversham Wildlife Park.
A great day trip, is the gateway to the world famous Pinnacles in the Numbung national park The Pinnacles are an incredible array of natural limestone structures that can stand up to three and a half meters tall. These unusual formations are a spectacular sight.
King Park and Botanic Gardens is just outside the city centre and is made up of over 400 hectares of parkland and gardens and is one of the cityâ€™s most popular attractions for Perth locals and tourists alike. The park is set high on Mt Eliza with breathtaking views. Why not take the tree top walk and enjoy the panoramic views of the Swan River.
Relax on a Captain Cook Cruise on the beautiful Swan river to either the Swan Valley or Fremantle. They have many options to choose from, lunch cruises, dinner cruises, or wine cruises.
Established in 1927 the WA Sporting Car Club is the largest motor sport car club in WA and the longest established promoter of circuit racing in Australia.
The Pinnacles are best viewed via the scenic drive (for light vehicles only) that is about five kilometres in length from the Pinnacles car park.