Bunbury Tourism

The prosperous port city of Bunbury is the third largest city in Western Australia after the state capital, Perth. It was named ‘Bunbury’ in recognition of Lieutenant Henry William St Pierre Bunbury, who developed the difficult inland route from Pinjarra to Bunbury.

Bunbury has long been the perfect weekend getaway from Perth and other Western Australian cities. Its natural beauty, wonderful weather and tourist attractions make for an ideal holiday.

It is rich in its art and culture, showcasing its multi-faceted heritage. The distinctive historic Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, the largest and only ‘A’ class gallery in Western Australia, has a range of international and local exhibitions and a public art collection throughout the city, making it the region’s cultural and entertainment hub.

Essential travel information and Bunbury tips for your visit

  • Most of the beaches are unsafe for swimming because of rocks. Look out for poisonous jellyfish.
  • Be a little wary of the local fauna if you leave your belongings outside or walk on a woody trail.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Bunbury

  • How safe is Bunbury for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bunbury.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 83.33 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 83.33 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 35.78 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 93.52 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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