Busselton Jetty

Star 4.6 (9435 Google reviews)
Jetty open for walking, fishing etc 24 hours a day; WA Covid Safety Plan complete; National Covid-Safe Plan complete; All Staff trained in Infection Control; Thorough cleaning and sanitising in place; Virtual UWO Tours Online and Live Tours on Saturdays Online.

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.

Location

Busselton Jetty

3L Queen St, Busselton WA 6280, Australia

Reviews

Star 4.6 (9435 Google reviews)
Mandi Levinge-Bartley 22 April 2022

Loved loved loved this place. Fantastic park, Foreshore and the train ride to the underwater observatory was fun. The volunteers were so lovely to the children. Will definitely go back. The Pirate Ship park, the children would have spent all day AND the beach and water was also amazing but a little cold.

Priya Siva 23 February 2022

Love it. It is weather dependent. Will be going in summer:) So I went during summer this time and to the aquarium. Very cute solar powered train across the jetty to the aquarium. Visibility was great. Saw colourful coralw and fish. The people are passionate about nature which is great to see. Also got some environmentally friendly candles made from old wine bottles made in Margaret River. A little pricey but such heavenly scents.

David b 24 April 2021

One of the best scuba dive sites I've ever been to! Great visibility usually 20m+ The diversity of fish and coral species absolutely blew my mind. Nice and shallow at under 10 m deep so you get plenty of bottom time. The sheer volume of fish far surpassed some Philippine or Indonesian dive spots I've been to. Just be aware its a long walk with dive gear to the end of the jetty.

Kim Gai Wright 11 February 2022

Great place for the young and the young at heart . We took the grandkids on a ride out on the jetty train . Lots of fisherman and ladies.. Kids jumping in the blue waters . Cool breeze blowing . Hot sun sparkling on the jewel waters.. gift shop has some cute stuff. Friendly staff. Great walk along the beach front. Drunks at the brewery.. fabulous play area for the kids in the park.. nice day