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Busselton Jetty

Monday - Sunday: 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Nature & Wildlife Spotting
    Nature & Wildlife Spotting
  • Scenic Spot
    Scenic Spot
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    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

7 Days of Summer in the Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 1 x half-day tour Cape Cultural Tours & Koomal Dreaming
  • 1 x half-day tour with Bike Swim Hike Dunsborough
  • 1x 3 hour sail with Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises
  • 1 x half-day tour with Augusta River Tours

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
  • Half or Full-Day Nature Tour with an operator of your choice
  • 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

Upcoming events

Long Table Crab Feast

25 January 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 25 January 2021 @ 8:30 pm

Experience a feast like no other this Australia Day eve, almost 2km out to sea with Busselton Jetty at the Long Table Crab Feast. An exclusive Seafood Event over the Sea featuring WA Blue Manna Crabs being cracked at the end of the longest jetty......

Google Reviews

26
Dec
2020
We were very lucky with the weather when we did the jetty walk , it was enjoyable and so beautiful. Our whole family really loved the tour of the under water observatory too. The visibility was awesome and we saw so many different kinds of fish and sea creatures. The guides were very knowledgeable and made our experience very memorable. Olga Popkova
17
Jan
2021
An incredibly long jetty. It is worth walking to the end. There's a cafe at the end. A train also goes up the middle and there is an underwater museum at the end ( although we didn't try this). The whole foreshore area has great parks, piers to jump off. You can even jump of the Jetty. My kids loved this! There is a lower platform to build up your confidence before trying from the jetty. Karen Redhead
11
Jan
2021
Beautiful piece of history and a great spot for fishing moments from new to experienced veterans. It's a great walk in the morning or afternoons if that's your thing, the mini train runs from end to end if you're not walking inclined. The underwater section at the end is worth the trek and I would recommend it to anyone stopped in Busselton for the day but don't take Sam or Jay. Only bad vibes from them 😤. Callum Johnston
23
Oct
2020
Beautiful place especially for spring and summer. We didn’t get to spend much time there as we were on our way to Perth but enjoyed a wonderful stopover. They have cafes and restaurants nearby. Play areas for kids, you could stroll alongside the coastline. Just a lovely place for the family particularly for young families. Will definitely go back and do the team that takes us all the way to the end of the jetty. I think it’s known to be the longest jetty in Oceania. Read that somewhere so don’t take my word for it! But yes definitely going back and spending more time exploring the place. Daisy Rajan
20
Oct
2020
Unique, beautifully presented. Huge amount of open space for sitting, swimming and walking. Favourite place to take the family and dog..on leash. Great new brewery opening, lots of restaurants a walk or train ride to the end of the 2k jetty is a must. Visit the aquarium and cafe at the end. Spacious beach to walk along. Never miss a chance to visit. I've loved every visit and always find a new experience Pamela Hawes
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