Things to See and Do

Near Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

In Busselton's calm turquoise bay you can take a 1.8km stroll or train ride over the Indian Ocean on the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. And below the waves, Australia's best artificial reef can be viewed by stepping into the Underwater Observatory or getting suited up for a diving tour. Twice voted Western Australia's Top Tourism Town, and just a short hop from the Margaret…

In Busselton's calm turquoise bay you can take a 1.8km stroll or train ride over the Indian Ocean on the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. And below the waves, Australia's best artificial reef can be viewed by stepping into the Underwater Observatory or getting suited up for a diving tour. Twice voted Western Australia's Top Tourism Town, and just a short hop from the Margaret River wine region, Busselton gives you plenty of reasons to take the two-hour-and-40-minute drive or 50-minute flight south from Perth.

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Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory
The Busselton Jetty is the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere at 1841 metres long. The jetty stands as a monument to the spirit and dedication of the Busselton community. The Underwater Observatory, located at the end of the jetty is one of WA's most popular eco-tourism attractions and a "must see" for nature lovers.

Ngilgi Cave
Situated below the limestone ridge that forms Cape Naturaliste, Ngilgi Cave features amazing displays of stalagmite, stalactite, helictite, columns, shawls and straw formations. The cave is a constant 19 degree C, making it warm in winter and cool in summer.

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse officially opened in April 1904. Built from limestone quarried from nearby Bunker Bay, at it highest point the lighthouse is 123 metres above sea level, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the beautiful surrounds of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park.

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