9 days in Bunbury, Margaret River Region & Busselton Itinerary

9 days in Bunbury, Margaret River Region & Busselton Itinerary

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9 days in Bunbury, Margaret River Region & Busselton Itinerary

Start: South Perth
Drive:  2​h
1
Bunbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Dunsborough
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Busselton
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: South Perth

2
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
On the 5th (Fri), shop like a local with Bunbury Farmers Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): choose your vessel at Mandurah Cruises and then enjoy breathtaking views from Marlston Hill Lookout Tower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bunbury tour builder .

South Perth to Bunbury is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Bunbury

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Mandurah
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Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Bunbury Wildlife Park ©
Bunbury Wildlife Park
Bunbury Farmers Market ©
Bunbury Farmers Market

1
night
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dunsborough online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Dunsborough takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

3
nights
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Ludlow Tuart Forest, then experience rural life at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Busselton trip planner .

Busselton is just a short distance from Dunsborough. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park ©
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Margaret River

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Farm House and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Busselton to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Food Tours

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