Discover Dunsborough: Your Premier Destination for Unforgettable Adventures

  • Killer Whale Watching
    Pioneers of Whale Watching in the South West
  • Qualified Marine Biologist
    Guaranteed to see whales or join us again for FREE!
  • TripAdvisor Reviews
    Over 700+ 5 star TripAdvisor Reviews
  • Family Owned
    Family Owned & Locally Operated
  • Safety
    100% Safety Rating

Where is Dunsborough

Nestled on the tranquil shores of Geographe Bay at the northern end of the Ngari Capes Marine Park, Dunsborough is Western Australia’s ultimate seaside holiday destination. Located approximately 250 kilometres south of Perth, this picturesque town offers a serene atmosphere and stunning vistas, especially from August to November when it becomes a prime spot for witnessing the majestic southern migration of Humpback Whales and the awe-inspiring Blue Whales.


Dunsborough’s Coastal Charm

Dunsborough is part of the world-renowned Margaret River region, celebrated for its pristine beaches boasting some of the whitest sands around the world. The calm, clear waters of Geographe Bay create a serene atmosphere, perfect for whale watching enthusiasts eager to witness these magnificent marine mammals during their annual migration.

Marine Life You May Encounter

Things to Do in Dunsborough

  • Whale Watching: Experience the thrill of encountering Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales, and the mighty Blue Whales during their annual migration. Departing daily from Quindalup between August and November, our Whale Watching Tours in Dunsborough offer informative, fun, and educational tours aboard our premium vessel, “Alison Maree.” With more than 35,000 whales passing through Geographe Bay each year, sightings are guaranteed, ensuring memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Beach Exploration: Dunsborough is a beach lover’s paradise, with numerous stunning bays to explore along the coastline. Bunkers Bay, Eagle Bay, and Meelup Beach are just a few favourites known for their white sands and crystal-clear waters. During spring, there’s a good chance of spotting whales from these picturesque locations.
  • Wine Tours: Explore the world-famous Margaret River wine region with one of the many wine tour operators. Indulge in tastings at award-winning wineries and vineyards, immersing yourself in the region’s rich wine culture.
  • Outdoor Activities: From hiking in Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park to snorkelling, diving, and paddleboarding in Geographe Bay, Dunsborough offers a range of outdoor activities for adventure enthusiasts.
  • Cultural Experiences: Discover the local art scene at galleries and artisan markets, or delve into the region’s history at heritage sites such as the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.
Whale Sighting

Getting to Dunsborough

Dunsborough is conveniently located roughly 250 kilometres south of Perth, Western Australia, making it easily accessible by car or bus. Whether embarking on a leisurely road trip or opting for public transportation, Dunsborough offers all the amenities necessary for a perfect seaside getaway.

Professional Photographer

Accommodation Options in Dunsborough

Experience unparalleled comfort and relaxation during your stay in Dunsborough with a diverse range of accommodation options catering to every preference and budget. Whether you’re seeking a cosy beachside cottage, a luxurious resort experience, or a tranquil retreat nestled amidst nature, Dunsborough has the perfect accommodation to suit your needs. Indulge in the following options:

  • Dunsborough Beach Cottages
  • Bay Village Resort & Spa Dunsborough
  • Regency Beach Club Dunsborough
  • Dunsborough Holiday Homes
  • Wyndham Resort
  • Pullman Bunker Bay Resort

Where to Eat and Drink in Dunsborough

Indulge in delicious dining options at some of our favourite spots in Dunsborough, including Taz’s Bakery, Occy’s Brewery, Burgertron, Blue Manna Bistro, and Yarri Restaurant. Whether you’re craving seafood delights or fine dining experiences, Dunsborough has something to satisfy every palate.

Enjoy your visit to Dunsborough

Humpback whale spotted on a whale watching tour in augusta

Dunsborough is more than just a destination; it’s a gateway to unforgettable adventures and seaside bliss. Plan your visit today and embark on a journey to witness the natural wonders of Geographe Bay, where breathtaking landscapes and majestic marine life await. We look forward to welcoming you on board in Dunsborough.