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Busselton Jetty

Take a leisurely train ride to the end of this famous Western Australian jetty to observe beautiful tropical and subtropical corals in the man-made reef beneath.

Busselton Jetty is one of the longest jetties in the Southern Hemisphere. Walk along this impressive wooden structure, or ride a small train, to the jetty’s underwater observatory. The jetty is close to many other major attractions, including Busselton Beach and Port Geographe Marina.

Visit the Busselton Jetty Interpretative Centre, a boat shed-style centre about 50 metres (160 feet) offshore. Shop for unique homewares, gifts, souvenirs, mementos and books. Many of the home décor pieces and furniture items have been crafted from reused timber salvaged from the jetty.

Stop by the Cultural Heritage Museum located within the interpretative centre. This small museum features educational audio-visual displays and artefacts outlining the jetty’s history, which dates back to the mid-19th century. The Cultural Heritage Museum also includes information on the underwater observatory and local marine life.

Ride the jetty train across the immaculate Geographe Bay waters. This small leisurely train runs along 1.7 kilometres (1.1 miles) of Busselton Jetty. The train departs hourly from the interpretative centre. Look for dolphins swimming in the calm waters as you ride Busselton’s famous train.

Experience one of Western Australia’s best man-made reefs at the Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory. This remarkable facility is located at the end of Busselton Jetty. It is home to around 300 different marine species, including invertebrates, fish and sponges. Descend 8 metres (26 feet) into the viewing chamber and discover a beautiful environment of tropical and subtropical coral.

Walk to Busselton Jetty from the centre of Busselton in about 15 minutes. Discounted admission rates apply for families. Children aged 16 and under visit the jetty for free, however the jetty train and underwater observatory attract additional fees. Use parking bays near Busselton Beach’s foreshore when visiting the jetty. Stop at many nearby waterfront restaurants serving fresh seafood and modern Australian cuisine.

With the famous jetty train, unsurpassed views of Geographe Bay and the remarkable underwater observatory, Busselton Jetty is perfect for a day out.

Popular Activities at Busselton Jetty

There are so many ways to enjoy this attraction. Here's a list of things you can do at Busselton Jetty:

For many more things to do, take a look at our Busselton things to do page.


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Busselton Ithaca Motel ¥7,015
Busselton Ithaca Motel

Busselton Ithaca Motel

110 Adelaide Street, Busselton, WA
     
    4.1
    of 5, from 75 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Busselton, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Geographe Bay, Busselton Jetty, and Busselton Visitor Centre. Busselton Museum and Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory are also within 15 minutes.

    Observatory Guesthouse ¥10,264
    Observatory Guesthouse

    Observatory Guesthouse

    7 Brown Street, Busselton, WA
       
      4.7
      of 5, from 141 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Located in the heart of Busselton, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Visitor Centre and Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory are also within 10 minutes.

      Jacaranda Guest House ¥9,500
      Jacaranda Guest House

      Jacaranda Guest House

      30 West Street, West Busselton, WA
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 75 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory and Busselton Visitor Centre are also within 10 minutes.

        Gale Street Motel and Villas ¥9,866
        Gale Street Motel and Villas

        Gale Street Motel and Villas

        40 Gale Street, West Busselton, WA
           
          4.4
          of 5, from 214 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Located in the heart of West Busselton, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory and Busselton Visitor Centre are also within 15 minutes.

          Nightcap at the Ship Inn ¥9,828
          Nightcap at the Ship Inn

          Nightcap at the Ship Inn

          8 Albert Street, Busselton, WA
             
            4.1
            of 5, from 335 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory and Busselton Visitor Centre are also within 15 minutes.

            The Esplanade Hotel Busselton
            The Esplanade Hotel Busselton

            The Esplanade Hotel Busselton

            34 - 38 Marine Terrace, Busselton, WA
               
              4.0
              of 5, from 139 reviews
              3.0 out of 5.0

              Located in the heart of Busselton, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Visitor Centre and Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory are also within 10 minutes.

              Busselton Holiday Home
              Busselton Holiday Home

              Busselton Holiday Home

              6A Morrison Street, West Busselton, WA
                 
                4.7
                of 5, from 3 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0

                Situated near the beach, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory and Busselton Visitor Centre are also within 15 minutes.

                Ringtails Motel
                Ringtails Motel

                Ringtails Motel

                6 Pries Avenue, Busselton, WA
                   
                  2.5 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Busselton, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Geographe Bay and Busselton Jetty. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory and Busselton Visitor Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km).