Busselton attractions

Landmark in Busselton

Busselton Jetty

Busselton's 1865 timber-piled jetty – the southern hemisphere's longest (1841m) – reopened in 2011 following a $27-million refurbishment. A little train (adult/child $13.50/8.50) chugs along to the Underwater Observ…
Forest in Busselton

Tuart Forest National Park

The tuart is a type of eucalypt that only grows on coastal limestone in southwest Western Australia. This 20-sq-km strip squeezed between the Bussell Hwy and the Indian Ocean just outside Busselton is the last tuart…
Observatory in Busselton

Underwater Observatory

The town of Busselton boasts the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere, at 1.84km. Constructed in 1865, it reopened to the public in early 2011 following a refurbishment. At the shore end is a free and fri…
Winery in Busselton

Capel Vale

Geographe Bay wine region's best-known winery is conveniently located halfway between Bunbury and Busselton. Capel Vale offers free tastings and has a restaurant overlooking the vines. It's located off the Bussell H…
Historic Building in Busselton

Wonnerup House

A whitewashed National Trust homestead (1859) and nearby school house in a bucolic setting, but with a tragic colonial history. Visitors are provided with an information sheet for a self-guided tour of the property.
Gallery in Busselton

ArtGeo Cultural Complex

Grouped around the old courthouse (1856), this complex includes tearooms, an artist-in-residence and the Busselton Art Society's exhibition space, selling work by local artists from ceramics to fine jewellery.
Museum in Busselton

Busselton Museum

Local history in an old butter factory.