Nestled in Geographe
Bay, 232 kilometres south of Perth is Busselton; one of the earliest settlements
in Western Australia.
Busselton is a popular holiday destination with beautiful beaches, excellent
fishing, mysterious caves, coastline scenery, unspoiled bush land and
world-class wineries within close proximity.
Busselton has been
judged WA's top tourism town three times in 1995, 1996 and 2005 and is
Western Australia's premier seaside resort town.
Sheltered from most prevailing winds, it has 30 kilometres of picturesque
white sandy beaches and is an aquatic playground remarkable for the variety
it offers in the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay.
The bay is enjoyed by fishermen, water skiers, snorkellers, scuba divers,
windsurfers and sailors.
In the last 30 years, a new industry has developed in the region with
the establishment of many vineyards which produce award-winning table
wines. This thriving industry supplements the traditional industries of
dairy, beef cattle, sheep and other farming products.
In spring, the wildflowers are magnificent and such varieties as kangaroo
paws, cats paws, pink vine, acacias and donkey and spider orchids are
Visiting Busselton allows you to visit many different surrounding areas
such as the Cape Naturaliste region and the Margaret River wine region.
Bunbury and Dunsborough are also popular towns near Busselton.