Hopetoun has everything a traveler requires, including beaut cafes, restaurants, bakery, supermarket, ATM, hotel, tavern, post office, pharmacist, medical centre, hairdresser. There is a library, tourist information and free wifi at the Hopetoun Community Resource Centre. Things to do? Fishing, swimming, boating, walk trails, bird-watching, lawn bowls, golf, tennis, skate-park, snorkelling, surfing, canoeing. There is a children's playground and barbecue/picnic area near the foreshore.