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Weekenders from Perth 


With our partners at Nissan, we’re highlighting a couple of inviting Western Australia locations that create the ideal weekend road trip from Perth.

Epic scenery awaits in and around Busselton. Location: Point Picquet. Credit: Frances Andrijich. 


In a sentence:  Set on the shores of Geographe Bay, this picturesque south west holiday hotspot creates a simple escape from city life.

The drive: A 220km southbound coast-embracing journey that passes Rockingham, Mandurah, and Bunbury. The latter is home to the excellent Dolphin Discovery Centre.

Iconic: Busselton Jetty. Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

Top attractions in Busselton

  • Busselton Jetty: Planks aplenty complete with an underwater observatory and train rides.
  • Busselton Foreshore: Fun for all in and out of the water.
  • Heritage Butter Factory and Busselton Museum: History spread on thick at a relaxing riverside setting.
  • Busselton-Dunsborough Bike and Walk Path: Wonderful water views abound.
  • Shelter Brewing Co: Impressive venue, tasty craft beers.

What’s nearby: Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park teems with eye candy, including iconic Sugarloaf Rock. And the neighbouring Margaret River region is definitely calling.

Stay at: BIG4 Breeze Holiday Parks Busselton.

Swing by Margaret River. Location: Swings & Roundabouts Winery. Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

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Ledge Point

In a sentence: A quiet coastal township with a rich cray-fishing culture, Ledge Point is perfect for a city escape while remaining within easy reach of Perth.

The drive: It’s a casual 115km journey north with the coast at arm’s reach. If you wish to draw out the drive, a stop at Yanchep National Park is highlighted by kangaroos and caves.

Relax in no time: Ledge Point.

Top attractions in Ledge Point

  • Ledge Point beach: Untouched white sand often with minimal footprints.
  • Ledge Point Country Club: Golf and bowls at your fingertips.
  • Lancelin sand dunes: Sandboarding just a short drive away.

What’s nearby: Venture further north and peer at the amazing Pinnacles Desert within Nambung National Park.

Stay at: BIG4 Ledge Point Holiday Park.

The Pinnacles Desert is a must-visit attraction in these parts. Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

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