24/10/2020

Albany’s Historic Whaling Station

Spend a day exploring the world’s only complete whaling station tourism attraction and experience a fascinating insight into Albany’s colourful past. Follow informative trails to learn the stories of the men and women whose livelihood depended on Australia’s whaling industry of yesteryear. Visit the only…
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24/10/2020

Augusta War Memorial

Augusta War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those that died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The names of those who lost their lives in World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. The approach…
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24/10/2020

Busselton Heritage Trail

In 1832 land in the vicinity of Geographe Bay was selected by English migrants the Bussells, the Molloys the Chapmans, George Layman and the Turners. Queen Street approximately follows the track from the beach where the Bussell party arrived from Augusta, to the banks of…
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24/10/2020

Margaret River Old Settlement

Visit the Old Settlement in Margaret River and immediately be transported back to the days of the Group Settlement farms. Established in 1977 by members of the local Rotary Club, the attraction is a Group Settlement Scheme-style village that also depicts the beginnings of the…
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24/10/2020

Koomal Dreaming

For over 50,000 years, the Wadandi of the Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River areas of Australia’s south-west have walked this ancient land. Koomal Dreaming is your opportunity to follow in their footsteps and experience Wadandi country through their eyes. Wadandi custodian Josh “Koomal” Whiteland will…
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24/10/2020

Margaret River Historical Society

The Margaret River & Districts Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving and cataloguing the local history of Margaret River and the surrounding districts. The precinct centres around the 1925 Bramley School & Group Settlement house buildings on the banks of the River. Head on…
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24/10/2020

Pioneer Cemetery

Established in 1847, the Busselton Pioneer Cemetery contains over 250 graves, with many of the shire’s prominent early families being represented on the gravestones. This cemetery is one of the earliest non-indigenous cemeteries in Western Australia, and the oldest in the region. The cemetery has…
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24/10/2020

St Mary’s Church Busselton

Built of limestone and jarrah with a sheoak shingle roof, St Mary’s Anglican Church is the oldest stone church in WA. Building commenced in 1844 and the church was consecrated in 1848. Wander around the graveyard and read the inscriptions, on many of the settlers'…
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24/10/2020

Waljin Aboriginal Gardens

Located alongside the Vasse River this garden contains many plants used by local Aboriginal people. Don't miss the signs describing Aboriginal movement through the South West.
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24/10/2020

Busselton Visitor Centre

Busselton Visitor Centre is situated on the beautiful Busselton Foreshore, next to the famous Busselton Jetty. It is the place to stop for all the best tips and advice on what to do in the Margaret River Region - located right at the region's entry…
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