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Busselton

Busselton

The holiday resort town of Busselton lies sheltered along the shores of Geographe Bay. Here, visitors can stroll along a seemingly endless white, sandy beach while gazing out upon an endless horizon.

Where to stay

Take a look at these places to stay when planning your next visit to Australia’s South West.

RAC Busselton Holiday Park

On 20 acres of peppermint tree parklands, the park offers a quiet location for your holiday.

The Sebel Busselton

Spacious apartment style accommodation with beach access.

Bayview Geographe Resort

Beautiful Busselton beach resort with ocean views.

Abbey Beach Resort

A deluxe resort right on the beachfront.

Broadwater Resort

Beachside resort in Busselton with hotel-style or self-contained accommodation.

Aqua Resort Busselton

Luxury water front accommodation nestled in peppermint woodlands and landscaped grounds.

The calm, protected waters of the bay make Busselton a perfect launchpad for water lovers. Here you can swim, snorkel, sail, dive, row, fish or water-ski. Busselton’s safe swimming beaches and amenities also make it the perfect base for families. Numerous caravan parks located directly behind the beach also make Busselton a great stop-off for travellers caravanning or camping.

Busselton Foreshore

The newly refurbished Busselton Foreshore is a lovely place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon with free barbecues, skate park, new children’s playground, cafés and kiosks, Shelter Brewing Co and beautiful views of the bay and Busselton Jetty.

Busselton Jetty

Busselton is best known for its 1.8-kilometre-long, wooden-piled jetty which has survived a cyclone, storm and fire to retain its status as the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. An interpretive centre at the start of the jetty gives visitors an insight into the history. Visitors can stroll along the 148-year-old jetty, or take the jetty train to reach the Underwater Observatory at the end.

Described as one of Australia’s most unique ecotourism sites, and its best artificial reef, the marine life under the jetty is gaining worldwide recognition. Previously the privilege of viewing the colourful corals and abundant fish life was limited to divers and snorkelers. Now people of all ages can descend 12 metres to the sea floor to view over 300 individual species of fish, coral, sponges and invertebrates that live in this unique ecosystem.

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Whale Season

01 May 2024 - 31 December 2024
May to early December is the best time for whale watching and tours in the South West.

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Wildflower Season

01 August 2024 - 30 November 2024
Witness an explosion of colour during spring, set against the stunning natural scenery of the South West.

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Margaret River Region Open Studios: Presented by Private Properties

07 - 22 September 2024
The biggest art event of its kind in Australia, showcasing the vibrant visual arts scene of the region.

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Geo Bay Cool Water Classic

16 November 2024
Point-to-point open water swim following the sandy beaches of Geographe Bay.

Things to Do

Looking for some inspiration on what to do in the South West? Here are some of our top picks!

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Take fun to the highest level with this high ropes course.

Origins Market

Enjoy food, drinks, wine tastings and live entertainment in Busselton.

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Here you can easily enjoy natural beaches beautiful vineyards, forests, caves and more, all in a single day. More than 23,000km make up the south west corner of Western Australia, with 1000 of those kilometres consisting of awe-inspiring coastline just waiting to be explored.

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