Things to do in Busselton

Things to do in Busselton

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What to do in Busselton 

With its warm, pristine waters, white sands and the iconic 1.8-kilometre long Busselton Jetty at its heart, it’s easy to understand why Busselton is one of the most popular tourism towns in Western Australia.  

This south-west seaside town is a great base to explore everything the Margaret River region has to offer and a great adventure holiday destination in its own right.  

Western Australians, as well as interstate and overseas travellers, will find plenty of unique experiences and activities in and around Busselton. You won’t want to miss these!  

Whale watching  

Experience the unique thrill of seeing magnificent whales up close with our Busselton whale watching tours. Set sail from Busselton Jetty for Geographe Bay in search of humpbacks on their annual migration. You might even see southern right whales and blue whales if you’re lucky!  

Intro scuba dive  

Take the plunge with an introductory scuba diving at one of Australia’s best dive sites – beneath the historic Busselton Jetty. There’s an underwater world full of colourful marine life just waiting to be explored and with this intro dive no previous diving experience is needed to see it. Friends and family can even watch you in action from the underwater observatory.  

Undersea walk  

No scuba dive course is necessary for this incredible walk underwater. With these high-tech dive helmets, you’ll be able to breathe normally underwater. It’s a great way to see the corals and marine life up close and take a walk like no other.  

High rope adventure with ziplines  

Explore the Tuart Forest National Park in adrenaline-filled style with this high ropes tree top adventure. Take a variety of high-rise obstacles, zoom along ziplines and feel the rush of flying through the trees. It’s a great family-friendly activity.  

How far is Busselton from Perth? 

It's 227 kilometres (141 miles) from Perth to Busselton and the journey takes around which two hours, 30 minutes by car. You can also travel by train, but the trip involves a change.