A Guide To Geographe Bay – Western Australia’s Natural Playground – The Outdoor Women

Western Australia is magnificent at any time of the year, summer or winter. It’s a picturesque and yet wild place, with the right mix of heritage, beauty, sports and wildlife to make it perfect for a family holiday. Read on.

What To Do At Geographe Bay

From exploring the famous southern wineries and breweries to some exciting whale watching, there’s much to do and enjoy at Geographe Bay.


Enjoy South Winery And Brewery Tours

The Margaret River Wine Region is one of the world’s greatest wine-producing regions. Sign up for wine tours of some of the best wineries in Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Cowaramup and Margaret River. With 120 cellar doors offering free daily wine tasting tours, you will be spoilt for choice.

Enjoy Some Great Water Sports and adrenaline activities

  • Diving: Diving enthusiasts will find that both shallow and deep-sea diving is possible in several areas, including Dunsborough, Busselton and many more. There are plenty of diving schools around for those who want to obtain their license or equipment.
  • Yachting: You can go yachting in the vast oceanic expanse, enjoying the speed, the winds and the abundant marine life to the fullest. You can sign up for a whale-watching yacht tour, or a fine dinner-and-music on board yacht tour and much more.
  • Stand Up Paddle Surfing: Paddle surf the flat waters of Gnarabup Bay or the waters of Margaret River to your heart’s content. Paddle surfing is becoming increasingly popular in Western Australia.
  • Surfing and Windsurfing: The large-size waves thrown up by the ocean are fantastic for surfing and windsurfing in Dunsborough and Yallingup. You can learn surfing at the many surf schools at Geographe Bay, or use them to rent surfing equipment.

Enjoy Some Whale Watching!

Migrating Humpback and Southern Right whales visit the warm waters of south-west Western Australia to calve from June to August. Interact with them at Flingers Bay in Augusta. Between September and December, Geographe Bay becomes a whale nursery of sorts.

What To See At Geographe Bay

From historical artifacts to incredible natural scenery, there’s much to see and marvel at Geographe Bay.Don’t miss out on the art galleries, the museums, the heritage walks and the colonial buildings that dot Geographe Bay.

Visit The Busselton Jetty

Ride the Jetty Train along the 1.8 kilometer heritage listed Busselton Jetty. Visit the Underwater Observatory, an artificial reef where you can view 300 species of colorful sponges, corals and invertebrates.

Visit Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Stand at the top balcony of the 123 meter tall lighthouse and enjoy the panoramic views of the Geographe Bay coastline. Explore one of the walking trails to the many beaches and stunning bays around.

Explore The Ngilgi Cave

The Ngilgi Cave offers a stunning panorama of stalagmites, stalactite, and helicitite and shawl formations.  Get to know the aboriginal history of this landmark from an interpretive area.

Explore Nature Trails

Sign up for the ‘Eagle Coast’ walk to explore sights of WA’s magnificent coastline. The ‘Cape to Cave’ track leads to the rugged cliffs where the surf breaks. There are several such walks, and each one will teach you about the fascinating geology and the flora and fauna of Geographe Bay.

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