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.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape, described by one of our returning stars, Nigella Lawson, as an ‘astonishing’ event in a ‘magical’ destination is returning 16-18 November! Not alone in her affection for the event, other returning stars include crowd-favourites Rick andJack Stein, Tetsuya Wakuda, Julien Royer, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Jo Barrett, Mitch Orr and Guy Grossi to name a few. They’ll be joined by an impressive line-up of first-time chefs and wine experts, to host over 45 events in more than 25 unique and breathtaking locations.
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.
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