Top things to do in Busselton

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…
Cafe in Busselton


Next to the jetty, stylish Goose is a cool and classy cafe, bar and bistro. The drinks list bubbles away with Western Australian craft beer and wine, and a versatile menu kicks off with eggy breakfasts, before gradu…
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…
Craft Beer in Busselton

Fire Station

Park yourself in the cosy interior or outside under the market umbrellas and enjoy one of the southwest's best selections of wine and craft beer. The tasty food menu includes classic drinking dishes like spicy chick…
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…
Pub Food in Busselton

Vasse Bar + Kitchen

The pub menu mainstays include hearty pizza, pasta, steaks and pale-ale-battered fish. There's a good range of beers on tap, and the outdoor tables are perfect for people watching. Check out the listings for live mu…
Thai in Busselton

Coco's Thai

A little place serving tasty Thai favourites and more adventurous dishes such as a delicious fish curry with apple. Loaded with fresh herbs, the prawn salad is also great. BYO. Often recommended for their friendly s…
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.