Things to See and Do
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory
Located nearly two kilometres out to sea along the southern hemisphere’s longest timber jetty, the Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory is eight metres below sea level and allows you to view an amazing marine world of schooling fish and tropical coral... without getting your feet wet! The Busselton Jetty, with more than 300 individual marine species, is host to an awe inspiring "forest" of vividly-coloured tropical and sub-tropical corals, sponges, fish and invertebrates. It is described as Australia's greatest artificial reef.
Bushtucker River and Wine Tours
Are you up for a brilliant fun day out, visiting all the best of Margaret River? Awesome, we’ve got just the tour for you. Whether its’ a ripper day out with your friends visiting winery and, breweries and tasting the very best the region has to offer, (plus our wild food range) or a premium tour of the most iconic wineries with an a la carte luncheon, or even a family paddle along the Margaret River we have something for you. Our tours are renowned for the best tour guides, best itinerary and going the distance.
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
Breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the beautiful Geographe Bay coastline reward visitors to the top balcony of the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse. Easier than most lighthouses to climb, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is one of the most popular attractions in the Geographe Bay and Margaret River Wine region.
Xscape at the Cape Fun Park
Located just north of Dunsborough, Xscape is the South West's premier fun park with Wacky Putt Golf, Mine Shaft Maze, Jungle Mountain, train ride, Millers Ice Cream, Café and a new water play area with waterslides will be opening in December 2013!
Fishing with the family
Fishing in Busselton is a favourite hobby of many south west locals so if you're looking to get a feel for the laid-back lifestyle here, casting a line is a great way to do it. It's a great holiday hobby for kids, and we've got so many fantastic places to fish in Busselton and surrounding towns. Be sure to pack your fishing rods when you visit BIG4 Beachlands.
Dunsborough Jet Ski Tours
Come and experience the only professionally guided Jetski Tour in the South West. Tour leaves from Quindalup boat ramp hugging the coastline past the township of Dunsborough, taking in the spectacular bays and beaches of Meelup Regional Park including Curtis Bay, Castle Bay, Meelup Beach, Point Picquet, Eagle Bay, Bunker Bay then on to the lighthouse at Cape Natuarliste and a final stop at Quarry Bay.
Love your Pooch? Love wine also? What about great food? Our 'Pawesome Tour' is a private charter for up to 3 - 7 people & your beloved pup. We know all the dog friendly hangouts from wineries & cafe's to breweries & beaches.
Let's Get Critter Crazy!
BIG4 Beachlands has teamed up with Critters Up Close to host an interactive presentation on native Australian fauna and learn about the habitats they live life in. This hands on reptile experience will certainly be a crowd pleaser for the kids over the July school holidays! Even better it’s FREE for all guests staying over the 9th July. The Well Dressed Potato Van will be serving a variety of baked potatoes, so that’s one less dinner you don’t need to think about while on holidays! These spuds have a range of tasty toppings and are very affordable. Take advantage of our great winter deals and book now! *event is for in-house guests only
IronMan Western Australia
from 29 November, 2018 to 04 December, 2018
CinefestOZ Film Festival
from 22 August, 2018 to 28 August, 2018
CinefestOZ is Australia's premier destination film festival, showcasing extraordinary Australian and French films Festival events span from the heart of Busselton to event and screening spaces within and around Bunbury and Margaret River. An eclectic variety of wineries, craft breweries, theatres, libraries and galleries are also joining in the Festival fun, hosting a variety of events over the five day festival, spanning from Wednesday August 22 to Tuesday August 28.
Jazz By The Bay
from 01 June, 2018 to 04 June, 2018
Warm up your jazz hands! Busselton, Dunsborough and the South West will be swinging, scatting and jiving on the June long weekend (June 2-4) when the annual Jazz by the Bay returns to town. The festival includes more than 30 performances in 15 venues over three days. From soul, rhythm & blues, big bands bebop and swing – Jazz by the Bay has your musical tastes covered! What could be cooler than being surrounded by beaches, wineries and gourmet food and listening to live jazz styles? Lovers of swing can dance the night away, trad lovers will keep the beat while others simply soak up the cool mellow sounds of improvisation rhythms as they sip a glass of Margaret River red. Jazz by the