Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Fully-guided Tour
The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is one of the most popular attractions in the Geographe Bay and Margaret River Region. The half-hour guided tour will take you to the top of the tower - an easy climb of just 59 stairs, making this lighthouse accessible even for small children. The lighthouse tower, and the beautifully restored keepers’ cottages reveal the fascinating maritime history of the Cape region.Visit: Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, 1267 Cape Naturaliste Road Naturaliste, Dunsborough, Western Australia 6281 AustraliaYour guide will provide you with a fascinating insight into the functions of this working lighthouse. You’ll take a step back in time as you hear tales of ships wrecked off the formidable coastline, and the hardships of life as a lighthouse keeper. Learn about the maritime navigation systems used and the importance of the local ocean currents – which are used by humpback whales during migration and the breeding season. You will discover more about our native flora and fauna, and once at the top balcony be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the beautiful Geographe Bay coastline.Allow extra time after your tour to enjoy the walk around the beautiful heritage precinct. Take in the stunning ocean views from the new observation platform at the base of the lighthouse tower - the perfect place for photographing the magnificent ocean vistas and the surrounding national park. Finish off your visit with a coffee and home-made refreshments at the beautifully restored, period-themed Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage Café.
Ngilgi Cave Semi-guided Tour
This exquisitely decorated cave, with its stunning stalactites, stalagmites, helictites and beautifully coloured shawls, was Western Australia’s first tourist attraction. The Semi-guided Tour is approximately one-hour duration and begins with an introductory talk from the cave guide while being led down into the first chamber, or ‘The Amphitheatre’. Once inside the cave you can admire the spectacular shawls, helictites, stalagmites and stalactites while exploring at your own pace.Experience the beautiful bush surrounds while you learn about Ngilgi's rich history - from the fascinating Aboriginal Dreamtime story describing the battle between a good spirit (Ngilgi) and an evil spirit (Wolgine). The cave now takes its name from this rich Aboriginal legend. However, it was formerly known as Yallingup Cave, when the first tourists arrived in 1899. Your guide will regale you with stories of these early cave tourists - of candlelight tours, romantic escapades and close encounters - as you make your way down into the cave. You will then be free to discover the beauty of Ngilgi Cave on your own.Extensive boardwalks lead you through the impressive chambers of this underground wonderland. Along the way, lighting illuminates hidden marvels and signage allows you to learn more about the remarkable crystal cave decorations. Another guide stationed in the centre of the cave can answer questions and provide more information on the many beautiful areas within the cave. Discover new chambers and formations at every turn, including the 'Fairy Cave' and 'Cupid's Corner'. There is also a junior explorer's tunnel to provide fun for little ones!
Dunsborough 30-Minute Jet Boat Ride
This Jet Boat ride gives you a unique opportunity to experience a one of a kind ride on the ocean on a thrilling, high speed jet boat ride. The boat is custom built in Christchurch New Zealand and is a 630hp high performance jet boat designed to perform an array of stunts including 270 degree spins, fishtails and power brake stops. Suitable for children 120cm and above.Get out on the water in the fastest jet boat in WA and see if you can handle the exhilarating 270° turns, doughnuts, fishtails and speeds reaching up to 90-kilometers per hour! Your custom designed and built boat offers incredible stability, even in the open water. Be warned - you may get to taste the salt water! Rest assured, all manoeuvres are performed in a safe manner by the experienced skipper. This experience is suitable for children 120-centimeters and taller. Expect to get wet in the warmer season, and during the cooler months, a heavy duty Burke jacket is provided to help keep you dry and warm.
Whale Watching Dunsborough
Starting from $50 per person, you will enjoy a fantastic view of the waters and the abundant marine life. Dunsborough’s Geographe Bay is the whales’ annual resting area. They stop over the calm waters every September, as they prepare for long swims.No summer holiday is complete without a whale watching tour. Whale migration begins in late May and runs until November and December, making both months the ideal season for whale sightings. All Sea Charters brings you the ultimate whale watching experience in Western Australia.We guarantee you will see whales, and we are so confident you will see our beautiful whales we are happy to take you out again free it you.Whale Watching from the picturesque town of Dunsborough. See Humpback Whales, Calves, Southern Right Whales, Other marine life and Birds. Departing at 9.45 am and 1.15pm from Dunsborough Boat Ramp. A roomy back deck and front deck to view whales up close, or 360 degree view from the flybridge. In case you miss that magical shot - Free Cd from previous tours for all bookings. Complimentary morning/afternoon tea provided. Witness these magestic creatures up close while they take a rest in Geographe Bay before continuing their migration to Antarctica. All Passengers also have the opportunity to take up discounts with local attractions and eateries. Suffer Motion Sickness - while our bot is very stable we understand some suffer this condition so medication is recommended but for that added comfort - all passengers are welcome to our complimentary anti nausea wristbands to ensure you enjoy watching the beautiful whales and marine life.
Whale-Watching Cruise from Dunsborough
A Whale Watching tour with Naturaliste Charters provides visitors with the opportunity to view Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales, and the rare Blue Whales on their northern and southern migration's.Experience and witness the behavior of migrating Humpbacks, Southern Right and Blue Whales, in the pristine bays of the spectacular south-west of Western Australia, from late-May to early-September. Join your local operator for a whale watching experience of a lifetime. Cruise on board a 55-foot purpose built whale watching vessel - Cetacean Explorer. There is a spacious lounge area with seating for 30 passengers inside the cabin, a huge foredeck and for an exhilarating whale watch experience join the skipper upstairs on our fly-bridge and see the ocean from the second level of the boat - 360 degree views! Guaranteed viewing for everyone! There is a hydrophone on board to listen to the haunting sounds of the majestic whales. Enjoy an informative and interesting commentary by Mal and the team who have studied and researched whales for many years. Complimentary Morning or Afternoon tea, includes Biscuits, Tea, Coffee, Milo and Green Tea.
Jet Boat Whale Watching Safari from Dunsborough
2 hours 30 minutes
This Jet Boat ride gives you a unique opportunity to experience a one of a kind ride on the ocean, watching the amazing Humpback whales. The fast, lightweight jet boat gets closer to the wildllife and landscapes - in fact, you can get to coastlines that are virtually inaccessible by land! The boat is easy to board from the beach and provides seating for all passengers. Sitting right alongside your experienced, knowledgeable skipper and owner Pete Kalbfell, you will have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like, as well as ample photo stops. Pete will share with you his intimate knowledge of this ocean and its' secrets and stories.ItineraryGet up close and personal with these giant mammals on the most exciting whale watching safari in the region. Be at water level and listen to the amazing whale songs through the onboard hydrophone.Stop At: • Jet Adventures, Finlayson Street Old Dunsborough Jetty, Dunsborough, Western Australia 6281 Australia
Dunsborough Jet Boat Sea Safari Along Cape Naturaliste Coast
This Jet Boat ride gives you a unique opportunity to experience a one of a kind ride on the ocean, exploring the wonders of the Cape Nauraliste coastline. The fast, lightweight jet boat gets closer to the wildllife and landscapes - in fact, you can get to coastlines that are virtually inaccessible by land! The boat is easy to board from the beach and provides seating for all passengers. Sitting right alongside your experienced, knowledgeable skipper and owner Pete Kalbfell, you will have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like, as well as ample photo stops. Pete will share with you his intimate knowledge of this ocean and its' secrets and stories.Explore the amazing coastline of Cape Naturaliste between Dunsborough and Canal Rocks. Departing from Dunsborough and taking in the sights of Curtis Bay (inaccessible by road), Castle Rock with its bright orange granite boulders, the pristine white sand at Meelup Beach, see some of the popular surf breaks, and the beautiful Eagle and Bunker Bays. Along the way you may even see dolphins, fur seals, whales and a huge variety of birdlife. When you see the fascinating geology and stunning views, you'll understand why this is one of the most popular attractions in the Margaret River region. Canal Rocks Safaris can be arranged weather dependent during summer months showcasing also Sugarloaf rock and Willyabrup cliffs.Actual path of tour is dependent on weather conditions.
Dunsborough Canoe Tour Including Lunch
This tour is the best thing to do in Margaret River! Margaret River Canoe/ Kayak Tour on the scenic river. Enjoy food, wine, forest, outdoors, and lots of great things to do on the Margaret river day trip for families, individuals or travellers of all ages.Included is a walk,swim or paddle and spectacular lunch, with an exotic selection of tastes from all over Western Australia, together with locally made pestos, chutneys, dips and baked breads. Kangaroo, tender and tasty, emu with wild nut pesto, and wild turkey topped with rosella chutney as well as crocodile are all on the menu. Enjoy 20 unique native tastings!Best thing to do in Margaret River. Canoeing Kayaking on the scenic Margaret River! We will meet you at Margaret River mouth, Prevelly Beach at 9.45am. At the river mouth, enjoy exhilarating views off Surfers Point and the river meeting the ocean. Equipment and canoe instruction is professionally provided for all ability levels. At 10:15am you will depart into the river valley, past cliffs, caves, pioneer and aboriginal sites, by 2-5 seater canoes. As no motor craft are permitted on the river, the healthy native eco system with rare public access, boasts clean, clear water, Australian wildlife, unique forests and tranquil waters. Enjoy great wild food, Canoeing and the great out doors! Lunch is served and wild foods fully explained by 1pm. Paddle upstream past forested kangaroo habitats and learn the history of the first native inhabitants and the trials of the famous Bussell family of Busselton. There are ample unique photo opportunities while you enjoy a day of fun in the sun. Meander home or race for the Margaret River wine, and be back at Surfer’s Beach by 2pm.
Wine, Food & Beer Tour (departing Dunsborough, Busselton, Yallingup)
Wine for Dudes offer an experience of the Margaret River wine region like no other! The dudes crew have been cruising the vines since 2003 and we still love every minute of it! Let us show you a truly unique view of what this world-class region really has to offer! • Embrace your inner winemaker when you get hands on in our unique WINE BLENDING EXPERIENCE • Meet the real Margaret River when you discover FOUR BOUTIQUE WINERIES • Indulge your tastebuds at TWO GOURMET FOOD PRODUCERS • Finish the day with a cleansing ale at a LOCAL MICRO-BREWERY • Dine in style with an exquisite GOURMET LUNCH AT RUSTICO at Hay Shed Hill Winery... easily the BEST lunch to compliment your Margaret River experience! Book Now - You'll LOVE it!Wine for Dudes signature Margaret River Wine, Food and Beer Tour has been cruising the vines of the Margaret River wine region, and we've been winning awards every year since we first hit the road as the cool kids of 2003! More than a decade later, with a few fresh ideas thrown in the mix, this is still the go-to tour for most of our clients. Ride in style with our entertaining, friendly and knowledgeable guides, for a full day of exploring our exquisite region. • Embrace your inner winemaker and discover for yourself the complexities of wine when you get hands on in our unique WINE BLENDING EXPERIENCE • Meet the real Margaret River when you discover FOUR BOUTIQUE WINERIES • Indulge your tastebuds at TWO GOURMET FOOD PRODUCERS • Finish the day with a cleansing ale at a LOCAL MICRO-BREWERY • Dine in style with an exquisite GOURMET LUNCH AT RUSTICO at Hay Shed Hill Winery... easily the BEST lunch option to complete your Margaret River experience! • BLEND YOUR OWN UNIQUE WINE to enjoy with lunch! • FREE PICK UP AND DROP OFF service at your accommodation or address in Dunsborough, Busselton (south of the jetty), Yallingup, Eagle Bay. Quindalup, Marybrook, Abbey and anywhe