Dunsborough

Busselton
Dunsborough showing night scenes and outdoor eating

Experience the lively coastal atmosphere of this small town on the banks of Geographe Bay, known for its beautiful sandy beaches and perfect turquoise-coloured water.

Enjoy snorkelling, swimming, diving and many other outdoor activities in Dunsborough. Stop at a historic lighthouse for stunning views of the Indian Ocean and nearby wilderness areas. With many beach-style boutique stores, local art galleries and gift shops, Dunsborough is also great for shopping.

Dunsborough is located on a magnificent bay and near a major national park. Cycle or walk along a paved beachfront path for excellent views of Geographe Bay. Visit a famous ice creamery for award-winning ice cream or enjoy brunch in an alfresco café. Dunsborough also features many activities for children, such as a petting zoo and a large fun park, Xscape at the Cape.

Meelup Beach is a one of the most treasured beaches in the Margaret River Wine Region. Relax on the fine white sand or enjoy a picnic in the nearby grassy areas. With sparkling calm water, Meelup Beach is perfect for snorkelling and swimming. Rent a paddleboard or kayak and explore this picturesque bay.

Geographe Bay is one of the best whale-watching areas in Australia. Book a charter to try and spot majestic southern right, humpback, minke and blue whales migrating from the Antarctic. The female whales are known to rest and nurse their young in Geographe Bay from September to early December.

Stop at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse for stunning panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste and Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. This historic limestone lighthouse is about 123 metres (400 feet) above sea level and offers guided tours and an observation area.

Dunsborough is located 46 kilometres (29 miles) north of Margaret River and 24 kilometres (15 miles) west of Busselton. Stay in oceanfront apartments and cottages in Dunsborough. Camping grounds and beach holiday parks are also available. Enjoy brunch, international cuisine and modern Australian fare in the many cafés and restaurants of this attractive town.

With some of Western Australia’s most beautiful beaches and a friendly small town atmosphere, Dunsborough is an excellent place to stay and relax.


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Dunsborough Beach Lodge
Dunsborough Beach Lodge
2 out of 5
13 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough, WA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night from 9 Feb. to 10 Feb.
Located in Dunsborough, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Geographe Bay, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Meelup Beach and Bunker Bay. Yallingup Beach and Aravina ...
3.8/5 Good! (37 reviews)
"Excellent value for money and very helpful and courteous staff."

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2021

Dunsborough Beach Lodge
Bay Village Resort & Spa
Bay Village Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
26 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough, WA
Located in Dunsborough, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dunsborough Visitor Centre and Dunsborough Beach. Geographe Bay and Country Life ...
4/5 Very Good! (180 reviews)
"Perfect location! Just a short walk into the town or to the beach. The unit we stayed in was clean, spacious & comfortable & everyone we met who worked there was friendly & helpful. I would recommend this property for couples or families as they provide a variety of different styles/sizes of rooms. ..."

Reviewed on 13 Nov. 2021

Bay Village Resort & Spa
Dunsborough Central Motel
Dunsborough Central Motel
4 out of 5
50 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough, WA
Located in Dunsborough, this hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Country Life Farm, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Meelup Beach and Ngiligi Cave. Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (460 reviews)
"it was very quiet and relaxing to stay there. Bed was comfortable great location. the one thing i didnt like was the lighting was a bit dull."

Reviewed on 19 Dec. 2021

Dunsborough Central Motel
Lanterns Retreat
Lanterns Retreat
3 out of 5
16 Newberry Road, Dunsborough, WA
The price is AU$199 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
Located in Dunsborough, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Dunsborough Beach, Geographe Bay and Dunsborough Visitor Centre. Country Life Farm is 1.7 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (66 reviews)
"Well furnished and spacious room and bathroom. All the amenities were of an excellent standard. The owner has obviously put a lot of thought and care into the style and quality of the whole property."

Reviewed on 3 Jun. 2021

Lanterns Retreat
Footsteps From The Bay
Footsteps From The Bay
3.5 out of 5
16a Lorna Street, Dunsborough, WA
Located in Dunsborough, this holiday home is within a 10-minute walk of Dunsborough Visitor Centre, Geographe Bay and Dunsborough Beach. Country Life Farm is ...
Footsteps From The Bay
Amazing LOCATION  2 minute walk to beach and town centre
Amazing LOCATION 2 minute walk to beach and town centre
30 Chester Way, Busselton, WA
This family-friendly Busselton holiday home is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Dunsborough Visitor Centre, Dunsborough Beach and Geographe Bay. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (73 reviews)
Happy Feet house
"Great location and great house. Looking forward to staying again"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2022

Amazing LOCATION 2 minute walk to beach and town centre
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