6 Things to Do in Joondalup this Summer

Need some things to do in Joondalup this summer?

Joondalup is more than simply picturesque beaches, relaxing parks, great shopping, and world-class dining.

While Joondalup is a beautiful place all year round, it really comes to life during the summer months, which are December through February in Australia.

If you choose to make Joondalup Resort your home base during your trip to Western Australia, and you can pull yourself away from endota Spa, we’ve compiled a list of 10 things to do in Joondalup.


1. Check out the music in Joondalup

Music in the Park is back for another year!

Want live music, local parks, food trucks and free entertainment? If you ask us, it sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday evening!

If you want more music, join Paulini, Tim Campbell, and the Perth Symphony Orchestra for an incredible musical experience as the City of Joondalup celebrates 25 years with a Valentine’s concert located on the lush fairways of Joondalup Resort.


2. Explore some of Joondalup’s markets

Whether it’s the Joondalup Artisan Markets, Central Walk, Summer x Salt, or Markets by the Sea, there is no shortage of beautiful markets in and around Joondalup this summer.

From food to art and so much more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

markets by the sea in joondalup
(Source: Markets by the Sea)


3. Lounge around the pool and sip on a few cocktails

Whether you’re visiting Joondalup on holiday or treating yourself to a staycation, sometimes all you want to do is enjoy some rest and relaxation.

pool at joondalup resort
(Source: Joondalup Resort)

In the heat of the Australian summer, there’s nothing better than swimming in Joondalup Resort’s lagoon-style swimming pool, sipping on a cocktail and enjoying a delicious lunch from The Alcove.

4. Island Aqua Park

Beat the heat and have a lot of fun doing so at the Island Aqua Park at Hillarys Boat Harbour.

With over 25 years of experience in water sports and water play, the team behind Island Aqua Park is back for another season of aqua sports fun.

Kids swimming at island aqua park in Joondalup
(Source: Island Aqua Park)

Kicking off on December 9, the park is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week through December and January before moving to revised hours for February and March.

The aqua park is super popular with tourists and locals alike, so make sure you book your session well in advance.


5. Magic of Christmas

Who doesn’t like exploring a Christmas wonderland? Each Christmas, the Wanneroo Botanic Gardens are transformed into a Christmas-lovers’ dream.

From November 29 until January 5, stroll through five acres of stunning gardens and lights at The Magic of Christmas!


6. Play a round of golf at Joondalup Resort’s world-class course

You simply cannot visit Joondalup without playing a round of golf.

joondalup golf course

Enjoy up to 27 holes of challenging golf this summer on a championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Ready to explore everything Joondalup has to offer? Book your stay at Joondalup Resort today!

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