What To Do In Dunsborough

Dunsborough is a town in Western Australia, located on the state’s southwest coast. The town is situated approximately 250 kilometers (155 mi) south of the state capital, Perth, and 80 kilometers south of the regional city of Bunbury.

Dunsborough is in the Margaret River Region. The town is renowned for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and relaxed lifestyle. Dunsborough is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the simple things in life. There are plenty of things to see and do in Dunsborough, whether you’re looking for adventure or just wanting to relax.

1. Wine tasting

Dunsborough wine is some of the best in the world. The climate and soil in this region of Western Australia are perfect for grape-growing, and the wines produced here are full-bodied and complex. 

There are many excellent wineries in Dunsborough, and visitors can tour the vineyards, taste the wines, and learn about the winemaking process. Whether you’re a serious wine connoisseur or just looking for a pleasant way to spend an afternoon, Dunsborough is a great place to enjoy some of the finest wines in Australia.

Dunsborough is a great place to stay and is close to many great wineries and breweries, so many guests stay here and enjoy the beer tours or wine tours . The other great option is a private driver service to see the area at your own pace.

2. Hiking

Looking for a great place to hike near Dunsborough? Check out these hiking trails!

i. Meelup Regional Park

Meelup Regional Park is a stunning coastal reserve with plenty of hiking trails to explore. The park is located just a short drive from Dunsborough, making it the perfect spot for a day trip. 

There are a number of different trails to choose from, ranging from easy walks to more challenging hikes. Whichever trail you choose, you’re sure to be rewarded with stunning views of the coast and surrounding bushland.

ii. Yallingup Hills

The Dunsborough area offers a number of different hiking trails to explore, ranging from easy walks to more difficult hikes, and the Cape to Cape track runs through here. Yallingup is located just a short drive from Dunsborough.

3. Mountain Biking

Many adventure travellers visit Australia’s SouthWest specifically for the mountain biking trails, one of Australia’s Best MTB Trails! The Dunsborough Country Club offers a relaxed atmosphere with tennis, bowls, and limited golf due to the presence of Kangaroos and mountain bikers on the golf course.

4. Other interesting things to do

i)Feed the friendly farm animals by hand!  Rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep, geese, duck, and guinea pigs at Country life farm..

ii) Dive the decommissioned HMAS Swan, which was sunk off Meelup Beach in 1996. The artificial reef is now a haven for coral, fish, and other aquatic life.

iii) This Zipline and Ropes Climbing Park is great for families. 

iv) Rent a mountain bike as well as explore the trails!

5. Visit the Dunsborough Skate Park

The Dunsborough Skate Park is located in the Australian town of Dunsborough. The skatepark opened in 2005 and has since become very popular.

The park offers a large bowl that is ideal for beginners and intermediate skaters and a medium bowl for skaters with more experience. Additionally, the park contains a small ramp, which is ideal for children learning to skateboard.

Conclusion

Dunsborough is in the Margaret River Wine Region. The town is renowned for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and relaxed lifestyle. There are many excellent wineries in Dunsborough, and visitors can tour vineyards to taste the finest wines in the world. 

Dunsborough Country Club has a relaxed atmosphere with tennis, bowls and limited golf due to the presence of Kangaroos and mountain bikers. So, we can be confident that you will never feel bored while visiting Dunsborough.

Linda W. Davis

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