Extending 1.05-miles (1.8-kilometres) over the protected waters of Geographe Bay, the heritage listed Busselton Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere and the second longest in the world. Only 2.5-hours drive south of Perth, in the popular seaside resort town of Busselton (three times judged Western Australias Top Tourist Town), the Busselton Jetty attracts over 400,000 visitors per year. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Western Australia, it is a must see for any visitor to the Margaret River wine region.
- Arrive at the Busselton Jetty 30 minutes prior to train departure.
- Board the jetty train and travel 15-minutes across ocean to reach the Underwater Observatory.
- The Underwater Observatory is located 1.7-kilometers along the Busselton Jetty. Explore with a guide and descend 8-meters to the ocean floor via a spiral staircase of 60 stairs.
- Your ticket includes complimentary return train ride, a 40-minute guided tour of the Underwater Observatory, Jetty Day Pass and exclusive USB containing imagery, videos and historic timeline.
- Tours depart on the hour and takes approximately 1-hour and 45-minutes to complete.
- The Underwater Observatory can accommodate 48 people per tour.
- Access to the Underwater Observatory is only possible via a tour.
- A lift is available for those with limited mobility.
- The tour concludes back on shore at the Interpretive Centre.