Bunbury is located just a 2 hour drive from Perth. If you’re looking for things to do in Bunbury, Western Australia you will be spoilt for choice! This vibrant regional city has something for everyone, from its beautiful beaches and Amazing parks and bushlands to explore. There is also some amazing and unique walking/cycling trails.
Bunbury city center has lots or restaurants and has the largest collection of street and public art in regional Australia. Click here for the street art map.
Ocean Back Beach
Things to see from Bunbury Back Beach
-Go swimming or Surfing and watch some epic sunsets,
-Go Cycling along the foreshore trail which is 7km return in one direction.
-Take the Foreshore trail towards the lighthouse to the to the Jetty Baths. Where there is some great Restaurants to eat at.
-Visit the Bunbury Lighthouse or Marlston lookout where you can get awesome views over Bunbury City.
There is also a free 48 hour campground here for fully self contained vehicles. You can get your permit from the Visitor information Centre.
Located near the back ocean beach is Wyalup-Rocky Point.
Koombana Beach and Jetty Baths. These two beaches are great family friendly beaches where the water is generally calmer then the beach at ocean back beach.
Is a 3.9km circuit and takes about 1 hour to complete. You can also cycle the trail and extend the ride across the road to Eaton River Path. The circuit begins at the end of Riviera Way In Pelican Point. You will follow the shoreline of the Collie River.
Clifton park trail to Brunswick River Path
This is a 14km trail along the Collie Trail and will take about 3hours return walk. For the most part it is rideable but does turn quite sandy further on. It would be best to walk the sandy parts. There is the Eaton Foreshore trail on the other side of the river. Which would be more suited for riding your bike.
Eaton Foreshore Trail
The foreshore trail is about 2.6km one way trail along the Collie River. The path is along sealed pavement. There is a section down a set of stairs but it is easily avoidable by taking Pratt road and then your first left back to the trail.
Leschenault Water trail
Begin the trail at Ridley Place Foreshore Park. A common place where you will see many Wind surfers on a windy day. There is a trail that follows the waterway to leschenault following Cathedral Avenue. This is another unique pathway where you wont find many people on it. The trail is a sealed pathway so you can either walk or Cycle the trail.
Milbridge Trail along Millers Creek
This is a unique trail that you will not find many people walking along. The trail begins at Hunter park and follows a well made paved trail to Berkeley Park and back. Its a beautiful place to enjoy a quiet picnic and a walk through the bushland. There is also a trail on the other side of the Creek that you can access by going over the Milbridge Bridge.
Leschenault Inlet Loop
There is a 5km loop around the inlet and pass through the White Mangrove boardwalk along the way. It is a beautiful trail and make sure to stop by the Kombana Bay Lookout. The trail is sealed the whole way round. You can either walk or cycle the loop.
Big Swamp Parkland
Big Swamp is a unique wetland reserve, home to over 70 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. A 2 kilometre pathway meanders around the swamp where there are boardwalks, look-outs and a bird hide to observe and enjoy the diversity of birdlife, flora and fauna. Also miss the Boardwalk through the Paperbark trees.
The Lakes Dalyellup
It is located about 10km from Bunbury city center, It is a perfect place to go for a walk and have a picnic there is a 3.5km loop around the lakes.
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