Busselton Jetty

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  • Address: Busselton Beachfront, Busselton WA 6280, Australia, Margaret River
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +61-897540900
  • Ticket Price: 3 AUD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, View Point, Observatory, Family And Kids, Train Ride

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

Interpretive Centre:

  • 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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  • Busselton Jetty Address: Busselton Beachfront, Busselton WA 6280, Australia, Margaret River
  • Busselton Jetty Contact Number: +61-897540900
  • Busselton Jetty Timing: 24-hrs
  • Busselton Jetty Price: 3 AUD
  • Best time to visit Busselton Jetty(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Busselton Jetty: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 53.67% of people who visit Margaret River include Busselton Jetty in their plan

  • 29.52% of people start their Busselton Jetty visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Busselton Jetty

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

91.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Busselton Jetty

People normally club together Amaze'n Margaret River and Dunsborough Visitor Centre while planning their visit to Busselton Jetty.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Busselton jetty
  • What was the jetty built for in the first place?

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    • As the water became too shallow for mooring due to the accumulation of drift sands, the jetty was built for mooring ships. 

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