Activites to do & see in this wonderful area
We are found located between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin with a distance of approx. 100 kms in the heart of the world famous Margaret River Wine Region. We are 3 hours driving or 30 mins flying time south of Perth capital city of Western Australia. Most of coastline is protected by National Parks from developers so you can experience it's natural beauty. Check our other more detailed webpages on Golf, local attractions and tours, fishing, boating, surfing and more...
Wine & Food - A Mecca for wine lovers this popular holiday region lies in the heart of the states most productive dairy and wine growing region so the visitor can be sure of excellent local cheese to complement the premium wines available direct from over 141 vineyards and 101 cellar doors many of whom offer casual meals and fine dining featuring locally grown fresh produce. For those who prefer a pale ale there are now around five breweries to wet your whistle!
Olives are the newest kid on the block. Open for tasting, soaps, lotions and potions. You can also visit the chocolate factory, fudge factories and a Ice Cream factory.
The region is also renowned for its excellent swimming and surfing beaches.
We have 20,000 hectares of National Parks mainly along the coastal strip protecting us from over development on this senstive area, with approx 400 limestone caves varying from very small to 8kms in length!
Wildlife & Nature -
Nature lovers will enjoy the Bird Park, Reptile Park, Fauna Park, Cape to Cape Walk along the coastline, wander the Turat forest or drive through the towerring karri forests. Ambergate reserve offers great floral discoveries or the Ramsar listed wetlands of Wonnerup near Busselton for twitchers (birdwatchers).
Rainfall - Most rainfall occurs between May - November, average is 982mm.
Climate is Mediterranean-Martime. Tempreture above 32 degrees in summer is rare. Winter tempretures vary from a minimum of 11 degrees to a max of 18 degrees.
Vintage is between Late Febuary to April.
Western Tourist Radio is a great source of informationas you discover this region, found by tuning into Dunsborough 98.4FM, Cowaramup 96.5FM, Karridale 95.3FM
We'll make sure yours is an unforgettable experience in one of Australia's most charming locales.
Our links, local sights pages will wet your appetite and busseltonjetty.com & busselton.com portals offer you much more to make the most of your holiday in this beautiful region.