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To make it easier we have broken our bucketlist places into areas.

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Named after its founder John Garret Bussell. Busselton is the center of it all! It hosts the iconic 2km, 19th century jetty with underwater observatory. But seek and you find in Busselton. There are also reserves, pristine beaches, bird hydes, museums and heritage houses.


Just over 20mins from Busselton. With its pristine foreshore and flats Dunsborough is a great place for a relaxing day at the beach. The bay is extremely calm. Equip with two boat ramps, a ice-creamery and beautiful lookouts.


30 Mins from Busselton, Yallingup has it all. Caves, wineries, breweries, beaches, a waterfall and a natural spa. The beaches include well know surfing spots and protected alcoves.

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40mins from Busselton on the Blackwood River. Known for the tulip and music festivals. Heritage, trails and country love timber town with pools, a flood tree and beautiful gardens.


1hr 30mins from Bussellton. Pemberton is breathtaking. Forests of karri trees, rivers, cascades, waterfall, even a tram! And just around the corner.. sand dunes. If you are an adverturer at heart you can climb the Glouster Tree or go on a 4wd tour.


Just over an hour from Busselton. Near both Collie River and Harris River surrounded by jarrah forests. Coalfields, mural trials, with the Wellington National Park and the Wellington Dam just around the corner. Swimming, fishing, boating, take your pick. There are some amazing pools including Black Diamond pool,

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40mins from Busselton. Beaches, world famous surfbreaks, wineries, caves. The town is named after the river which is thought to be named after Margaret Whicher, cousin of John Garrett Bussell (founder of Busselton).


Just over an hour from Busselton. Blackwood river flows into Flinders Bay. Augusta is at the Cape Leeuwin point, hosting one of the two lighthouses in the southwest. Stingrays at Hamelin Bay, blowholes at Cosy Beach


40 Mins from Busselton. The biggest city in the southwest (port included). Host to the Bunbury Dolphin Discovery and Bunbury Wildlife Centre. Here you can also find Wydalup rock, a place of great aboriginal sigificance.

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40mins from Busselton. A beautiful headland in the southwest region. Full of protected beaches. There are lots of places to explore. Castle Rock, Sugarloaf Rock, spectacular lookouts and even a light house. Cape Naturaliste has something for everyone


Just over 30mins from Busselton. This area contains a  bucket list must, Quinninup Falls. Wilyabrup comes from the noonagar word 'Worlybarup' meaning 'northern sky'.


About an hour from Busselton. This area is picturesque with its towering karri forest, the drive alone is worth it. Coastal dunes, beautiful beaches caves and  cliffs.

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