Bunbury is located 175 Kms away from Perth and is the perfect tourist road trip. It is classified as Western Australia's third largest city after Perth and Mandurah, although most argue that it is second as Mandurah is almost part of Perth.
Bunbury is a vibrant port city surrounded by water and is renowned for its quality lifestyle and unique blend of nature surrounds. Top quality holiday at its best.
The first registered sighting of Bunbury was by French explorer Captain Louis de Freycinet from his ship the Casuarina in 1803.
It was renamed Bunbury by the Governor in recognition of Lieutenant Henry William St. Pierre Bunbury (1812-75), who developed the very difficult inland route from Pinjarra to Bunbury.
Like Perth, Bunbury has alot of history to explore. Although most people travel through Bunbury on their way down south to other places, it should be noted that Bunbury is well worth the stop as there are some great tourist activities to be had and enjoyed.
Bunbury has over 56,000 people and it is recomended tourists stay for at least the weekend if not the whole week. Swim with bottlenose dolphins or visit one of many regional art galleries showcasing national exhibitions.
Enjoy a café in the bustling cappuccino strip or visit one of the many award-winning wineries. Bunbury is also the place to be at night offering the finest live music, Gold Plate award wining restaurants and the most vibrant clubs and pubs within the region.
Discover the wild bottlenose dolphins of Bunbury in the sheltered waters of Koombana Bay as the Winner - Major Tourism Attraction - 2007 WA Tourism Awards.
The Dolphin Discovery Centre invites you to watch from the beach or wade into the water with home to over 100 dolphins should they swim into the shallows of the ‘Interaction Zone’.
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