Bunbury – the seaside city is an aquatic playground that is both edgy and intimate. And, it only takes about 3 hours by bus to get there from Perth. Let us discuss bus fares, time tables and what to do in Bunbury.
How to catch a bus from Perth to Bunbury
You can catch a bus ride with either South West Coach Lines or TransWA to get to Bunbury from Perth. South West Coach Lines operate buses 3 times daily from Port Elizabeth Quay Bus Port (ticket prices – 34 to 50 AU$). Meanwhile, TransWA offers bus services to Bunbury starting from the East Perth Terminal twice a day (ticket prices – 16 to 20 AU$). You can start as early as 7 30am to get to Bunbury by 10.30am or catch an evening bus around 6 45pm to get there by 9 40 at night.
Departure times from Elizabeth Quay Busport
13.20 – 16.25
18.45 – 21.40
Departure times from the East Perth Terminal
You can expect to spend close to 3 hours en route before you get to Bunbury by bus.
How to find accommodation in Bunbury?
If you are looking for spacious rooms (which they service daily), the Donnybrook Motel Motor Lodge is a safe choice. If you love sunsets, the Ocean Drive Motel is a pretty good choice. Bunbury Hotel Koombana Bay offer access to a lot of nature based attractions including the Dolphin Discovery Centre. If you love elegance in décor and refinement, the Clifton & Grittleton Lodge will offer you indulgence.
What to do in Bunbury?
Koombana Bay is arguably Bunbury’s most loved attraction. You can get up close and personal to wild bottlenose dolphins at Koombana Bay. If you visit dolphins in the morning, you can lounge about at the beach for the rest of the day. You can also go for an Aboriginal Cultural Tour to immerse yourself in the Noongar culture. And, there are plenty of boutique shops, trendy restaurants, bars and even a decent coffee culture that you can enjoy in Bunbury.
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