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.