Busselton - WA's Premier Seaside Resort Town
Busselton has been judged WAs top tourism town three times (1995,1996 & 2005) and is Western Australia's premier seaside resort town. Sheltered from most prevailing winds, it has 30 kilometres of white sandy beaches and is an aquatic playground remarkable for the variety it offers in the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay.
The bay is enjoyed by fisherman, water skiers, snorkellers, scuba divers, windsurfers and sailors. In the last 30 years, a new industry has developed in the region with the establishment of many vineyards which produce award-winning table wines. This thriving industry supplements the traditional industries of dairying, beef cattle, sheep and other farming products. In Spring, the wildflowers are magnificent and such varieties as kangaroo paws, cats paws, pink vine, acacias and donkey and spider orchids are in abundance.
Busselton makes an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding areas including Dunsborough, Yallingup and the Margaret River Wine Region, which extends westward from Busselton in the north to Augusta in the south.
Why drive when you can fly? Skywest flies to Busselton twice a week on Fridays and Sundays with flights available to/from Perth and Albany. Click here to view our live flight schedules.
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Things To Do
Visit Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. The jetty gracefully stretches almost two kilometres into Geographe Bay and is a mecca for snorkellers and scuba divers who are fascinated not only by the immense variety of fish and other marine species, but by a stunningly beautiful array of coloured soft corals. Located near the end of the 1.8km jetty, the Underwater Observatory enables you to view more than 300 species of marine life from the underwater chamber windows.
Nature Lovers are at home in Geographe Bay and The Margaret River Wine region. There is a wide variety of Natural Attractions, including stunning national forests and pristine beaches. You can walk along the famous Cape to Cape Track that takes you through the national forests and provides views of the rugged coastline- this is one of the many walk trails providing views of the unique flora and fauna in the region. Fish from the famous Busselton jetty or from one of the many beaches throughout the region; scuba dive on a sunken naval vessel; swim or jetski on the beautiful beaches- the list of attractions and activites is endless!
For a more relaxed holiday, there is an abundance of cafes, restaurants, wineries, boutique breweries and galleries to sample throughout the region.
To find out more about what to do and see in and around Busselton, visit Geographe Bay online.