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Busselton Jetty

Monday - Thursday: 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM
Friday - Saturday: 9:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Sunday: 9:30 AM until 4:00 PM
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Nature & Wildlife Spotting
    Nature & Wildlife Spotting
  • Open for Business
    Open for Business
  • Scenic Spot
    Scenic Spot
  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day

Extending 1.8 kilometres over the protected waters of Geographe Bay, the heritage listed Busselton Jetty is the longest wooden-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Western Australia, it is a must see for any visitor to the Margaret River region.

Find one of only six operating Underwater Observatory’s in the world, a solar-powered Jetty Train that takes you across the ocean, fisherman snaring their catch and welcoming staff happy to share their local knowledge. At the Busselton Jetty, there is multiple tour options available with something to suit everyone.

Board the train and travel 1.7km to the end of the Jetty to visit the Underwater Observatory. Descend 8 metres to the ocean floor via a spiral staircase to discover an awe-inspiring forest of vividly coloured tropical and sub-tropical corals, sponges, fish and invertebrates. Eleven viewing windows at various levels within the Observatory allow visitors to look out on some of the 300 marine species that live beneath the Jetty. Provision of a lift within the Observatory ensures that this amazing experience is available to those with limited mobility. 

There are also a wide variety of tours including Mermaid Tours, Evening Tours and Underwater Helmet Walks. Whilst at the Jetty visit the striking boat-shed style Interpretive Centre that warmly welcomes visitors and provides a relaxed and friendly environment. Browse the unique and stylish giftware on display as well as a vast array of souvenirs and mementos. The Museum now features interactive technology with touch screens and a touch table offering an excellent insight into the Jetty’s colourful past. The Museum also provides information about the Busselton Jetty’s unique Underwater Observatory and the spectacular marine environment beneath the Busselton Jetty.

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Plan Your Trip: Featured Itineraries

2020 Global Eco Conference – Margaret River Coast Package – 7 nights

7 nights accommodation as selected
Cape Naturaliste Coast & Wildlife Tour
Whale Watching on Geographe Bay
Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory Tour
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Tower Tour
Jewel Cave Tour

This itinerary can be tailored specifically to your travel dates and interests. Please contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911 or enquire below.

7 Days of Autumn in Your Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights’ accommodation in two stunning locations with Bettenay’s and Redgate Forest Retreat
  • Didgeridoo performance deep inside the remarkable Ngilgi Cave
  • A fun and fascinating personalised tour with All About Margaret River
  • A visit to Eagles Heritage to witness these amazing creatures in flight

From Melbourne to Margaret River: 4 Day Getaway

  • 3 nights accommodation for two adults
  • Guided tour of Cape Naturaliste and Ngilgi Cave with Wadandi Cultural Custodian Josh Whiteland from Cape Cultural Tours
  • Lunch and behind the scenes tour at one of the region’s founding estates, Leeuwin or Voyager
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  • Farm-to-table lunch at Cullen Wine

From Melbourne to Margaret River: 7 Day Itinerary

  • 6 nights accommodation for two adults
  • Guided tour of Cape Naturaliste and Ngilgi Cave with Wadandi Cultural Custodian Josh Whiteland from Cape Cultural Tours
  • Night ride through the Boranup Forest with Margaret River Mountain Bike Tours
  • Walking food tour of Margaret River township with Walk Talk Taste

Margaret River Region Dash, 3 Night Adult Escape, Dunsborough-Yallingup

3 nights fully-self-contained accommodation
Ngilgi Cave entry & guided tour
Wine & sights discovery tour
 Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory tour

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Google Reviews

28
Sep
2020
A nice stroll down the 1.8km jetty is great or a power walk to get the heart rate up is even better. You can pay $4 for a walk to the end or a bit more for a small train ride. On the end of the jetty is an underwater viewing tour to take in the natural under water scenery. Near the start of the jetty on the right are some old pilons that seagulls nest in in the spring and you can take some nice pics of the baby gulls. Looks to be good fishing along the length of the jetty too. On the shore is a playground for the kids, a swimming area with a small jetty encircling it and a few eateries. Opposite the parking area is a large well maintained caravan and camping site. Just to the north of the Jetty is a huge skate park for the kids to drop in and burn more energy. Krazee Kiwi
25
Sep
2020
Had the most amazing time at Busselton Jetty. Such friendly and helpful staff. The train ride along the jetty is peaceful and really fun. Definitely recommend this for an outing with the family and friends. Shane Cloete
09
Sep
2020
I live this long floating bridge that takes me out into the middle of the ocean 🙂 Andrew Oldfield
16
Sep
2020
Never get enough of this magical place! Vanessa Alonso
18
Sep
2020
Very beautiful scenery, a bit windy for drones but the ride is worth it Sarvesh Lobind
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