What was Hillarys Boat Harbour first known as?

Sorrento Marina
1988 Sorrento Marina and Underwater World (AQWA) opens. 1852 Whaling Station closes. 1985 Construction begins on Sorrento Marina (Hillarys Boat Harbour).

When was Hillarys Boat Harbour opened?

The Hillarys Boat Harbour was officially opened by the then Premier of Western Australia the Honourable Brian Burke on 15 January, 1988.

How was Hillarys Boat Harbour built?

Construction of the new Harbour commenced in September 1985. Protestors lay down in front of bulldozers to halt early site works. Boat launching facilities were completed in October 1986 and boats started moving into pen moorings two months later, just before the start of the 1987 America’s Cup Challenge Series.

Who is Hillarys named after?

Bertram John Hillary
Hillarys was named after an early settler, Bertram John Hillary (1895-1957), who had become blind in his right eye while fighting in Gallipoli during the First World War. He came to the area during the Great Depression while fishing for a living with his brother Harry, and built a boatshed on the beach in 1930.

Are dogs allowed in Hillarys Boat Harbour?

No. Due to safety and health reasons, pets are not permitted at Hillarys.

Are there lockers at Hillarys?

The lockers are a self-service facility and cannot be pre-booked.

Can you take dogs to Hillarys Boat Harbour?

What electorate is Hillarys in?

Hillarys is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia. The district is based in Perth’s northern suburbs. Politically, it is typically a safe Liberal seat but Caitlin Collins won it for the Labor Party for the first time at the 2021 election.

Do you have to pay for parking at Hillarys Boat Harbour?

Is parking free? Yes. There is free short-term vehicle parking on the southern side of the harbour and free overnight vehicle parking on the northern side of the harbour (excluding boat trailers).

Are you allowed dogs at Hillarys?

The Hillarys Dog Beach located in Hillarys is a stretch of coastline, dedicated all year round to the exercising of dogs. Dogs may be exercised within the dog beach area off-lead, but must remain under effective control and supervision.

How long is Hillarys dog beach?

approximately a 50m walk
Although there was a bit of seaweed there when we visited, it wasn’t excessive and the water was beautiful and clear. The beach is located close to the large carpark, approximately a 50m walk, and has good toilet and shower facilities, as well as a drink fountain with dog water bowl near the toilet block.

Are there BBQs at Hillarys?

BBQs. Nothing says Aussie summer like the smell of sizzling snags! Take your picnic to the next level by grilling up a feast on one of Hillarys’ four free to use barbeques.