Extending 1.841 km into the beautiful waters of Geographe Bay, the heritage-listed Busselton Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, and is home to one of only 6 Underwater Observatories in the world!

Busselton Jetty provides fantastic opportunities for fun and engaging excursions in the South West. Enjoy panoramic views of the Bay, discover over 300 marine species, and learn how we can protect marine ecosystems for future generations.  

Excursions Activities & Bespoke Options

We offer a variety of excursion options, no matter your group size, age, budget, or length of stay in Busselton. We offer schools pricing and teacher support through the booking process. 

Our excursion activities address themes of marine science, biodiversity, conservation and sustainability, as well as local history and heritage.

Activity options include:

  • Underwater Observatory Tour – Visit one of the world’s six Underwater Observatories and descend 8m below the surface to view a stunning wild reef with over 300 marine species.
  • Marine Discovery Centre – Embark on a voyage through Australia's offshore marine parks, including the Geographe Marine Park, the South-west Corner and the Perth Canyon. Learn about our local marine environments and the importance of conservation through interactive exhibits.
  • Jetty Train Ride – Relax on our solar-powered Jetty for a 3.6 km return journey across Geographe Bay, while hearing about Jetty history and spotting local wildlife.
  • History & Heritage Walk – Walk along the 1.841km long, heritage listed Jetty. View interpretive panels along the way while completing our bollard trail quiz.
  • Underwater Sculpture Park - Experience 13 underwater sculptures and view a subtropical reef up close.
  • Virtual Excursions – Marine science and conservation streamed from our Underwater Observatory directly to your classroom, wherever you are!

Looking for something a bit different? Speak to our team about bespoke excursion options.

Not sure what would suit your group best? Give us a call or email and we would be happy to assist.

We are a proud participant in the Children’s University Program

Additional Resources

We offer free additional resources to enhance your learning outcomes, which you can explore with students before, during, or after your visit. 

Resources include:

Safety & Accessibility

We are committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience for visitors of all ages and abilities.

Excursion safety documents are provided upon booking to assist you with planning your visit.

We are wheelchair and mobility-device accessible. Please let us know at time of booking if anyone in your group has special needs or requires additional assistance, or email us at [email protected] for our accessibility summary. Companion cards accepted.

Ready to book?

Excursions to Busselton Jetty are bookable year-round!

Visit our website to learn more at www.busseltonjetty.com.au

Email [email protected] or call us at 08 9750 0900 to book your excursion.

Suitable for: 
Tertiary - Uni/TAFE
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
Year 12
All Ages
Special Needs
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Physical Address: 
17 Foreshore Parade
Busselton WA 6280
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Phone Number: 
08 9754 0900