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Bunbury Geographe

Bunbury Geographe

Ancient stories. Cruise alongside wild bottlenose dolphins. Watch Mother Nature paint another fiery sunset over the sparkling Indian Ocean. Natural phenomena shaped by billions of years. Recharge your spirit. Vibrant bursts of colour on the city’s walls.

Things to Do

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

Boola Bidi Dreaming Centre

Visit the hub of Aboriginal culture in Harvey (Korijekup).

Dolphin Discovery Centre

Meet the wild, friendly dolphins of Koombana Bay.

Wellington Dam

Venture out to the Wellington Dam where you will see the breathtaking 8,000 square metre mega-mural on the Wellington Dam wall.

Gnomesville

Home to over 3,000 gnomes, no one knows how this magical place chock full of whimisical creatures came to be.

Golden Valley Tree Park

A heritage listed on a sixty hectare landscaped park set in the picturesque hills of Balingup.

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery

BRAG is a must visit for all culture lovers.

Just 90 minutes south from Perth, you will find the Bunbury Geographe Region. Home to the City of Bunbury, the region also includes the Geographe Wine Region, world-famous trails and much more. Explore rolling hills and misty valleys, breathtaking scenery, wine and beer and the freshest produce, art on a huge scale, and a creative and welcoming atmosphere.

Cafe and Bar Scene

Bunbury Geographe’s central hub – Bunbury – is one of the fastest growing regional cities in Australia. Here you’ll find a chasm of cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs and nightlife. Team that with boutique shops and seaside accommodation, and Bunbury becomes an easy choice for a day trip or weekend away. 

Arts hub 

An emerging creative community has transformed Bunbury Geographe into an urban playground bursting with vibrant street art, collective art spaces, pop-up events and festivals. Take the time to wander through the streets of Bunbury, where you’ll find splashes of colour thanks to a local street art initiative. After some entertainment? The Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre hosts a year-long bill of music, dance, comedy and theatre acts, while events like CinefestOZ open unique spaces up to the public. Delve a bit deeper and you’ll find groups of artists calling each one of Bunbury Geographe’s towns home. See their works at galleries, in the forest and in their own studios. 

Food and wine 

Bunbury Geographe is a produce-rich region also known for its farm-fresh citrus, apple, dairy and beef produce. Filled with boutique wineries established by passionate local artisans, the fast developing Geographe Wine Region is turning heads with excellent Shiraz, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, making it the perfect place for a food and wine road trip. Wine lovers must visit the Ferguson Valley, a charming sub-region of Bunbury Geographe, home to more than 20 vineyards and wineries.

The great outdoors

You’ll find numerous mountain bike and hiking trails that weave through the region’s picturesque national parks and state forests. Inland lakes, waterways and camping sites can also be found dotted between scenic rolling hills and peaceful country settings.

Where to stay

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

Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages

Stay in a hilltop forest cottage high above the mist line.

Bunbury Seaview Apartments

Ocean view apartments overlooking Geographe Bay in Bunbury.

Not to be missed

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

South West Art Now

15 March 2024 - 21 July 2024
Bunbury
Featuring artwork by the South West’s finest artists.

Bunbury Museum Heritage Centre | Winter Warmer Program

01 June 2024 - 31 August 2024
Bunbury
Join Bunbury Museum Heritage Centre to escape the winter weather and hear from seasoned storytellers and experts sharing the lesser-known tales of Bunbury’s histories

BREC International Film Festival

17 July 2024 - 28 June 2024
Bunbury
Film aficionados rejoice! The time has come to welcome you back to our beloved BREC International Film Festival Winter 2024, with a curated film collection designed to conjure cheer and invoke inspiration.

Your Bunbury Geographe Bucket List

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Great Southern Treasures

Welcome to Australia’s South West!

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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