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What are the best things to do in Busselton?
South West WA is teeming with stunning landscapes. Cape Naturaliste is one of the many places you can discover while holidaying on Busselton packages. It’s located about 30 minutes from the centre of Busselton by car and offers a variety of things to see and do. Hike the Cape’s trails, climb the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and see the iconic Sugarloaf Rock. Cape Naturaliste is also where you’ll find some of the region’s top beaches, including Meelup Beach, Bunker Bay Beach, Eagle Bay Beach, and the secluded Shelley Cove.
Margaret River wineries
Busselton is a stone’s throw away from the famous Margaret River wine region. Heading out on a vineyard tour is a must-do for many visitors who book Busselton accommodation and flight packages. Margaret River is home to more than 200 wineries, and many open up their cellar doors for you to visit while holidaying on Busselton packages. Pop into vineyards for tastings, and grab a meal at one of the many world-class restaurants dotted around Margaret River. You could do a self-guided tour of the vineyards or book onto one of the several vineyard tours departing from Busselton so you don’t need to worry about driving.
The Busselton Foreshore is a can’t-miss spot right in the CBD. It features a beautiful beach overlooking Geographe Bay, and it’s surrounded by some of the best cafes, restaurants, and hotels and accommodation in Busselton. The Foreshore’s main feature is the Busselton Jetty, which extends for an impressive 1.8 kilometres (1.2 miles). There are several attractions to visit on the Jetty, including an Underwater Observatory and an interactive museum. The Busselton Foreshore is a popular place to go for water activities while holidaying on Busselton packages, including swimming, kayaking, and paddle boarding.
When is the best time to visit Busselton?
Summer is the most popular time of year to travel on Busselton holiday packages. Many families head there during school holidays to make the most of the excellent beach weather. This is also the ideal time to book Busselton accommodation and flight packages if you’re looking forward to doing some surfing. Temperatures reach about 29°C most days before dipping to around 15°C at night, and there’s very little rain. Hotels and accommodation in Busselton tend to raise their rates between December and February, so book early for the best deal.
You can still enjoy the beach but avoid large crowds by planning Busselton holiday packages for an autumn trip. Daytime temperatures average between 21° and 27°C, and water temperatures are still warm following the hot summer.
Winter is the low season and the ideal time to travel on Busselton holiday packages for a quiet coastal getaway. You won’t come across crowds, and prices at hotels and accommodation in Busselton tend to be at their lowest. There’s some rain in the winter, but also crisp sunny days that reach about 15°C – excellent for hiking or cosying up at a vineyard with a glass of wine.
There’s a bit of rain in early spring, but also pleasant temperatures of about 18° to 24°C. Wildflowers bloom across the region, and this is an excellent time to book Busselton accommodation and flight packages to enjoy outdoor activities before the summer high season begins.
What are the best restaurants and cafes in Busselton?
The Goose is a popular spot for visitors holidaying on Busselton packages thanks to its delicious food and unparalleled views of Geographe Bay and the Foreshore. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and showcases the fresh seafood, produce, and meats of the region. Popular dishes include seafood chowder, beer-battered fish and chips, and pan-roasted mushroom gnocchi. The Goose also has an excellent bar where you can try Australian craft beers, Margaret River wines, and cocktails on the outdoor deck.
Pan & Grill
Pan & Grill is the place to go if you’re looking for a great steakhouse to visit after booking Busselton holiday packages. The restaurant centres around modern Australian cuisine, and particularly grilled meats. Tuck into a high-quality cut of steak, tender pork ribs, or chargrilled lamb or chicken skewers. Mushroom risotto, Szechuan squid, and a range of veggie pizzas are also on offer if you’re after a dish that’s less meaty.
Head to Alan’s Cafe to fuel up for a day of exploring while visiting WA on Busselton holiday packages. The cafe is open for breakfast and lunch each day and serves a combination of classic and creative dishes. Visitors holidaying on Busselton packages can try cafe favourites like a full English breakfast, eggs benedict, omelettes, and sweet berry crepes. Alan’s also serves a range of coffee drinks, cakes, and pastries that are perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast or an afternoon snack.