Hillarys Boat Harbour

Hillarys Boat Harbour is one of Perth's premier waterfront destinations. The harbour's marina facilities includes boat launching, pen and mooring options for recreational and commercial vessels. Well-maintained trailer parking, fishing cleaning facilities and refuelling are all available.

Hillarys is conveniently located in the northern suburbs making it the ideal place for a day out. Alongside the harbour facilities is a range of retail, dining and entertainment options with family friendly recreation opportunities.

There's a lot to love about Hillarys. Find out more about what's happening at Hillarys Boat Harbour or read about our ongoing improvement projects.

Harbour facilities

Service wharf

Length Services Wharf load limits
100 m Three single phase power outlets, two three phase power, two water outlets, two firefighting units.
  • Stack loads: 750kg/m2
  • Vehicle load: 5t BHB mobile crane (axle load 10.7 tonne)
  • Fendering: 300t displacement vessel @ 0.3 m /second and 15 degrees maximum approach angle.

Boat ramps

There are six concrete ramps with a catwalk on either side along with the following facilities:

  • Fee-paid parking. Annual passes are available from the DoT's Hillarys office.
  • Wash down facility
  • Limited lay-by mooring area


A boat lifting, storage and maintenance facility and Chandlery are located next to and west of the boat launching ramps. The facility has access to mechanical repair services.

Name Address Telephone
Hillarys Marina Lifting Services 65 Northside Drive, Hillarys (08) 9246 4300

Fuelling facilities

A 50 metre long and 2 metre wide jetty is situated on the north side, immediately inside the harbour entrance for vessel refuelling purposes. The refuelling site is accessible 24 hours a day 7 days per week with credit card facilities. Diesel and unleaded petrol is available.


There are two toilet and shower blocks provided exclusively for boat pen holders. There are also numerous toilet facilities available around the harbour and in the Sorrento Quay boardwalk centre. All toilets cater for people with disability.

Dispose of expired flares

Flare disposal is available at Hillarys. Find out more about flare disposal locations.

Waterway entrance channel

The harbour entrance has a design depth of over 4 metres.
Latitude: -31.823
Longitude: 115.732

Facilities and services for people with disability

Hillarys Boat Harbour provides purpose built facilities to cater for people with disability, including:

  • Beach wheelchair available to hire free of charge. 
  • Universal access boat jetty.
  • Swim platform.
  • Fishing platform.
  • Beach access pathway.
  • Accessible barbeque facilities.
  • The harbour resort’s hotel rooms are specifically tailored for people with limited mobility.
  • General facilities such as car parking, toilets, showers and tactile pathways as standard. All shops and restaurants are wheelchair accessible.

Download the access and mobility map below.

Bicycle facilities

Parking, shelters and repair stations are available throughout the harbour. Download the map below.

Walking trails

Enjoy the many facilities and views the harbour has to offer by following one of the walking trails.

Information for facility tenants

Boat pens

Number of pens Lengths Services
410 pens

Pens range from 10m to 33m

Options include:

  • 2x 12m CAT pens
  • 1x 15m CAT pen
  • 25 alongside berth pens
Single phase power (3 phase in Jetty W-Z), CCTV, water and lighting. Toilets, showers and telephone located nearby.

Fees and charges (2023/2024)

See below for current fees at Hillarys Boat Harbour. 

Note: Fixed and floating pens with a walkway are charged per metre of pen length. Floating alongside berth option is charged per metre of the vessel length.

12 months

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen with walkway $ 556.80
Floating pen with walkway $ 696.00
Floating alongside berth $ 696.00

3 months or more per month

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen with walkway $ 50.80
Floating pen with walkway $ 63.50
Floating alongside berth $ 63.50

1 month

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen with walkway $ 83.50
Floating pen with walkway $ 104.40
Floating alongside berth $ 104.40

1 week

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen with walkway $ 25.05
Floating pen with walkway $ 31.30
Floating alongside berth $ 31.30

Other facility fees

Fee type Fee
Electricity supply - metered COST
Water supply - metered COST
Rubbish removal - including any not placed in supplied bins or containers not removed; waste oil in excess of 150 litres; or rubbish from source other than fee paying vessel. COST

Vehicle and boat trailer parking

Fee type Fee
Parking fee per day, per boat trailer or vehicle with boat trailer $ 9.80
Annual pass $ 155.35

Service jetty fees

There are fees and conditions for use for service jetties and wharves at DoT managed maritime facilities.
Find out more about service jetty and wharf fees.

Fees and charges (2024/2025)

Please refer to the documents below for information regarding the fees and charges to be applied from 1 July 2024.

Apply for a boat pen

DoT’s vessel accommodation is offered on a casual, short term and long term basis and is always in high demand. Submit the enquiry form to find out if a pen is available. 


Ready to apply?

Once you have spoken with one of our Harbour Officers to confirm availability, fill in either the waitlist or vessel accommodation application form below and familiarise yourself with important terms and conditions.

Useful resources

DoT has several resources to help you stay safe when out on the water.


Deckee is a free app to help you plan your next boating trip. The app helps you keep informed with location-based data, safety alerts, access to the coast cams, weather forecasts and other information while you're on your boat. Download Deckee before you go.

Boating safety

We provide a range of boating safety information on safety equipment, boating rules and marine radios and distress calls.

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and commercial vessels.

See Gregory to Perth nautical charts. 

Boating guides

Plan your trip with the North Metropolitan boating guide, and the Hillarys Boat Harbour ferries guide, designed to help skippers take extra care navigating near ferries. Download a guide below or visit the boating guides page for more resources.

Contact us

To find out more, contact the harbour office on (08) 9216 8530 or email hillarys@transport.wa.gov.au.

Page last updated: Fri May 3 2024 3:34:45 PM