Is Busselton worth visiting?

What is Busselton known for?

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.

What's it like living in Busselton WA?

Busselton has a very laid-back lifestyle, and is a popular place for families and retirees. ... Busselton offers a range of education options including two public and three private high schools and several options for primary school and early education, as well as TAFE facilities.

What's at the end of Busselton Jetty?

Discover the depths of Geographe Bay, descend 8 metres below the water's surface to view some of the 300 different marine species sighted. Explore one of only six underwater observatories in the world at the Busselton Jetty.

What are Busselton's key attractions?

  • Here are some of Busselton’s key attractions. The 1.8km Busselton Jetty, the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, offers a range of memorable experiences. For something a little different, try a SeaTREK undersea walk.

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Where are the best family-friendly walks around Busselton?

  • The 1.1km paved trail from Meelup Beach, just half an hour from Busselton, to Point Piquet is another easy family walk offering picturesque views along the way. You might even spot a whale during migration season from June to November. For tips and maps, drop into the Busselton Visitor Centre, open daily apart from Christmas Day.


Can You snorkel at Busselton?

  • You can do a self-guided snorkel tour through the colourful sea life, corals and marine sponges under the jetty (snorkel gear is available for hire) or book a guided tour. Busselton Jetty day pass: If you want the full monty, buy a day pass. The pass will give you access to dive, swim or walk the jetty.


Where can I go whale watching near Busselton?

  • Whale Watching. If you can get down to Busselton at the right time of year (September through December) you will be able to join a charter from the Port Geographe Marina for a whale watching tour. These tours will take you away from the shore and much closer to where the whales swim past.

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