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Visit Busselton and unravel world splendour

Voted as the best tourism spot in Western Australia for three years, Busselton is a city bustling with tourist activity throughout the year. The region offers something for everyone with its assortment of beaches, shopping streets, heritage buildings and much more. Weather in Busselton is Mediterranean with hot summers and cool winters with heavy rains during the months of May to September.

One of the most visited tourist places in Busselton is the heritage listed iconic Busselton jetty set across the lovely Geographe Bay. The jetty is famed to be the longest wooden jetty in the world extending up to 2kms into the sea. It is also prominent as the third longest wooden construction. The site has a lovely jetty train which takes the visitors across the bay. The trips provided throughout the day will give you picturesque glimpses of leaping dolphins and native fishermen. A train also takes you to an underwater observatory with a view of the greatest artificial reefs in Australia. The Interpretive centre at the jetty has a museum and also a small gift store with products made by the local artisans.

For history lovers, the town has its own Busselton Museum which has a display of the old settlements, antiques, photographs and house hold items from the yesteryears. Situated in the Old Butter Factory, the museum houses a boiler room and creamery and also demonstrations of sheep shearing and butter making. Also visit the St.Mary’s Church of England which is noted as the oldest stone church in Western Australia. Two other historical buildings in the region are the Wonnerup House and Weld Hall.

For the critical wine lover,there are many things to do in Busselton. The region is close to the Margaret River wine region, which is celebrated for its finest wines. Home to more than 80 wineries within an hour radius, the region offers various wine tours, which provide opportunity to taste some of the superior quality wines and also to buy a bottle home.

Among the various places to eat in Busselton, the best choices are The Equinox and Newtown House. The Equinox, placed in the scenic setting of Geographe Bay in the Busselton Jetty, has a café, bar and restaurant with options for both in-house dinings and take aways. Newtown House, voted as the best BYO for many years, is a must visit place for all food lovers.

With many motels like BnBs, caravan parks and farm stays, there are many choices for accommodation in Busselton. For a luxury and scenic stay, there are many resorts situated in the beachfront with options for scuba-diving, fishing boating, sailing, snorkelling, surfing and swimming. A stay at the Kerriley Park Farmstay with your family will ensure that your kids have a fun time with the farm and forest park, animal feeding and a pool.
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