Family Holidays in WA – Busselton
Busselton has so much for families to do, including beautiful beaches and fantastic accommodation.
If you’re anything like me, you are constantly thinking about your next family holiday. WA has so many lovely, family-friendly places to explore with picturesque scenery, beautiful beaches and unique things to do. Busselton is located around 220km from Perth and is a popular destination for families due to the close proximity to the city, plus its beaches, relaxed atmosphere and sheer volume of things for families to do. Here’s a bit more about Busselton.
Where to stay
Busselton has an accommodation option for every taste and budget, from caravan parks with family accommodation, to five-star hotels and budget motels.
Image: Big4 Beachlands Facebook page
Things To Do For Families
Image: Abbey Beach Resort Facebook page
Busselton is popular with families due to the abundance of things to do with the kids. For a start, it is renowned for its diverse coastline – there are the calm waters of Geographe Bay, or one of WA’s premier surfing beaches, Yallingup beach.
The Busselton Beachfront boasts netted swimming areas, shaded lawn, restaurants, pathways and picnic seating. It is also home to the Underwater Observatory
and the Busselton Jetty
, a 1.8km timber-piled jetty stretching out over Geographe Bay. You can even catch the jetty train, which leaves hourly.
Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park
Image: Busselton Jetty website
Feed the rabbits, guinea pigs or kangaroo, bottle feed a lamb, meet a llama – these are just some of the things you can do at the Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park
. There is a café on-site, and they can also organise children’s birthday parties. Located in Yelverton, it is a short drive from Busselton.
Cycling and Walking
Image: Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park Facebook page
If you like getting out and about while being active, Busselton has a myriad of paths for cycling and walking. There are loops around the bush or lakes and you can read more here
See how life in Busselton has evolved at the Busselton Museum
. You can take a peak into an early 20th Century house, see how life was for schoolchildren and have a look at transport options of years gone by.
Naturaliste Reptile Park
Come and meet some of Western Australia’s most common and not so common reptiles at Naturaliste Reptile Park
, including goannas, lizards and snakes. It is located in Carbunup River, just a short drive from Busselton.
Image: Busselton Museum Facebook page
Busselton hosts events throughout the year, which you can read more about here
Day Trips From Busselton
Busselton is close to a number of other regional areas, including
For further information about Busselton, you can read more here
[INTRO Busselton is a popular destination located for Perth families for its beaches, relaxed atmosphere and sheer volume of things for families to do.]
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