230km from Perth, the seaside town of Busselton can be attacked whole-heartedly for a day-trip.. but why bother? Stay overnight on your way further south and see what's on offer.
There are a few older sites around Busselton, such as St Mary's Church, which is said to be the oldest stone church in WA. But the main site in town is the jetty. At 1.8km in length, it's the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, and is even home to an underwater observatory these days.
Margaret River is known on the international scene for two reasons. The first is most likely for it's surf; it's home to the Margaret River Pro. The second is the growing reputation for the w…