Margaret River region is a three-hour drive from Perth. You will pass by a few places worth a stop on your ways, such as Bunbury & Busselton. There are two ways to get from Perth to Margaret River, from which the Kwinana Freeway is a half an hour faster route, and the South Western Highway happens to be more picturesque.
Stop by at Busselton & Bunbury
Enjoy a visit to the famous Busselton Jetty, which is the longest jetty in the Southern hemisphere. A little further on from Busselton is Yallingup, nestled on a ridge with spectacular views out over the Indian Ocean over Yallingup Beach. We also pay a visit to the beautiful market town of Margaret River after visiting Bunbury.
Busselton Jetty Major Attractions
With the jetty as a focal point, the waterfront is brimming with activity. Seaside cafes, kiosks, bars, and restaurants give way to bike paths, large shady grassed areas, and a calm, tranquil white sandy beach. Take a walk or train ride to the end of the Busselton Jetty, which is one of the main Busselton attractions, to the Underwater Observatory where you can see amazing marine life.
Other Sites to see at Busselton
You can also visit the Busselton Museum, the Old Courthouse Art Complex or St Mary’s Church with countless other attractions like caves, historic lighthouses, wineries, craft breweries, art galleries, restaurants, pubs, beaches and scenic viewpoints just around the corner.
Bunbury has a large number of genuinely interesting historical sites ranging from the old lighthouse to St Marks Church, King Cottage and the Regional Art Gallery Arts Complex. At Bunbury; you can get up close and personal to wildlife with unique encounters at the Bunbury Wildlife Park, take in stunning sunsets and enjoy delicious locally grown food.