Visit Bunbury - Best of Bunbury

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.

Bunbury Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Bunbury*

  • Bunbury: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Bunbury - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 25 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bunbury

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bunbury

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.84 USD

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

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