5 days in Busselton & Pemberton Itinerary

5 days in Busselton & Pemberton Itinerary

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5 days in Busselton & Pemberton Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Busselton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pemberton
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Historic Moreton Bay Fig tree. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, stop by Gabriel Chocolate, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Busselton road trip planner .

Sydney to Busselton is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Busselton. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pemberton.

Things to do in Busselton

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Bunbury Farmers Market, Meelup Beach, Lake Cave, Gabriel Chocolate, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

1
night
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Peter Kovacsy Studio - Wood & Glass Sculpture Gallery, then see human ingenuity at work at Big Brook Dam, then take in the exciting artwork at Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Gloucester Tree.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pemberton travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Busselton to Pemberton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pemberton

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Big Brook Dam ©
Big Brook Dam
Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery ©

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