Nestled along the coast approximately 21 km north of the Perth CBD, Hillarys is an ideal and popular residential suburb for Perth locals. Access by public transport is available with the nearby Warwick and Whitfords Stations which provide train and bus services to the area.
The average property prices in Hillarys is $837,500 for purchases and $560 per week for rentals.
With a population of around 30,000 people, the area consists of substantial parklands along the coast and a booming commercial area in the north-east.
Hillarys boasts a number of Perth’s most popular attractions including the famed Hillarys Boat Harbour, The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA), The Great Escape Theme Park and the Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre. Hillarys Boat Harbour also serves as the gateway to Rottnest Island, with the Rottnest Island Ferry Terminal perched at the harbour.
Nature lovers will appreciate the abundance of parks, reserves and beaches available including Hillarys and Whitfords Beaches, James Cook Reserve, Broadbeach Park, Mawson Park, Hillarys Beach Park and Flinders Park.
There are a number of schools in the immediate area, including St Mark’s Anglican Community School, Padbury Senior High School, Hillarys Community Kindergarten, Hillarys Primary School and Lymburner Primary School. There are also schools located in the vicinity, including Whitfords Catholic Primary School in Craigie, Sacred Heart College in Sorrento, Padbury Catholic Primary School and St Stephen’s School in Duncraig.
Residents of Hillarys have access to a major shopping mall, Westfield Whitford City Shopping Centre as well as the Hillarys Shopping Centre.