Extending 1.8 kilometres out to the sea, this is the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. Sure the views of the ocean and the coast from the very end of the jetty are great, but there’s more to this attraction. For example:
The Jetty Train: A children’s toy train that soars over the waters along the length of the jetty.
The Interpretive Centre and Heritage Museum: a boat shed barely 50 metres into the water. It’s the place to buy your souvenirs and locally crafted gifts.
The Underwater Observatory: The Jetty Train will take you to the entrance, where you descend 8 metres underwater. Here, you’ll find an amazing artificial reef. From the viewing room’s 11 windows, you’ll be able watch the coral ecosystem of sponges, fish and invertebrates. The display is especially colourful during autumn and winter.
Busselton Jetty Travel Tips
- For the Jetty Train and the Observatory, booking early on is essential
- The tour may be cancelled in case of bad weather.
Entrance Ticket Details For Busselton Jetty
- Jetty Day Pass: AUD 3 for 17+. Free for under 17 years old.
- Jetty Train: AUD 12 for 15+ and AUD 6 for 3-14 year olds.
- Underwater Observatory: AUD 32 for 15+ and AUD 15 for 3-14 year olds.
Busselton Jetty Hours
- May – August: 9.00am - 5.00pm.
- September – April (school holidays only): 8.30am - 6.00pm.
Jetty Train and Observatory Centre:
- May – August: Rides at 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm.
- September – April (school holidays only): Rides at 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm.
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53.67% of people who visit Margaret River include Busselton Jetty in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
29.52% of people start their Busselton Jetty visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Busselton Jetty
91.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Busselton Jetty
Busselton Jetty Reviews & Ratings
What was the jetty built for in the first place?Answer Report Abuse
As the water became too shallow for mooring due to the accumulation of drift sands, the jetty was built for mooring ships.Report Abuse