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Dunsborough

Known for Walking, Shopping and Spas

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.

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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.

Activities in Dunsborough

Aquatic pursuits, scenic walks and marine and terrestrial wildlife make this Western Australia coastal area an attractive and exciting place to visit.

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.

With sheltered waters, fine white sand, shady trees and free-for-use barbecues and picnic benches, this beach is a firm family favorite.  

See around 300 different marine species and admire colourful tropical and subtropical corals in this unique man-made environment in Busselton.

Take in stunning views of the Indian Ocean and spot dolphins and migrating whales from the upper balcony of this working lighthouse.

Taste some of Western Australia’s finest wines and admire sweeping views of the surrounding Margaret River landscape at this remarkable winery.

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Experience the best of the Margaret River Wine Region! Wine for Dudes (…& dudettes) have been cruising the vines of the world-famous Margaret River wine region since 2003! Jump on board for a fun, relaxed and informative day exploring the picturesque surrounds of Australia's south west, while experiencing everything we can show you about our beautiful region, and the sensational drops that are produced here.

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Our Margaret River Wine Tours are one of the best ways to experience the Southwest and this tour ticks all the boxes - visit amazing scenic locations and iconic sites then experience delicious local wines and gourmet produce.

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Discover Margaret River's genuinely unique nocturnal wildlife on this exclusive night tour. We will pick you up and transport you to a pocket of original bushland; here you will discover uber-cute rare animals as they rise for their nightly antics, while gazing at the millions of stars in the sky.

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The Margaret River Region has stunning coastal scenery and an abundance of nature, and you can see it all on this Coastal Wildlife Eco Tour.

Tickets & Tours

Experience the best of the Margaret River Wine Region! Wine for Dudes (…& dudettes) have been cruising the vines of the world-famous Margaret River wine region since 2003! Jump on board for a fun, relaxed and informative day exploring the picturesque surrounds of Australia's south west, while experiencing everything we can show you about our beautiful region, and the sensational drops that are produced here.

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at Vasse Felix, established in 1967 and Margaret River’s founding wine estate. Everyone is welcome to visit the Vasse Felix Estate, regarded as one of Australia’s draw-card winery destination experiences and featuring a restaurant, cellar door, and art gallery.