Being surrounded by estuaries, rivers, creeks, waterways and some of the best coastline and beaches in Australia, Busselton serves up some wonderful cruises for you to spend time out upon the water. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day cruising the waterways or exploring the wide open waters of the Indian Ocean you can take your pick from an array of charters, sailing adventures and cruises that will delight all travellers of every age.
For the avid fisherman or anyone who just wants to get a line wet you might like to book a seat on one of the fishing charters that depart daily, weather pending, for some great fishing spots. There is deep sea fishing and game fishing at its very best here as well as estuary fishing up the Vassar River. All fishing charters will provide everything you need for a fun day out on the water from bait and tackle through to morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and for the avid fishermen you will have the time of your life on one of the extended fishing trips or overnight charters.
Whale watching is one of the main attractions that draws thousands of people to Busselton each year between June and September so why don’t you come and see these magnificent Humpback Whales at play in their natural habitat. Get up close and personal with them, see them jump, frolic and spy hop out of the water as they make their way along the coast of Western Australia. Along with whale watching cruises you can also join a scuba diving or snorkelling charter for the day or perhaps longer. There are shipwrecks, bommies, caves, tunnels, swim throughs and coral gardens to explore with hundreds of marine species calling these waters home. From mantra rays, sharks, reef fish, moray eels, sea lions and so much more being just some of what you can expect to see when you come diving or snorkelling in these waters off Busselton!
You can charter a yacht from the Busselton Harbour for a holiday with a difference, hire your own crew and get someone to skipper your boat so you can enjoy a holiday of luxury and leisure or perhaps just a day trip up and down the coast where you can enjoy a buffet lunch, sip champagne and see a variety of coastal scenery and wildlife along the way. There are sunset cruises and wine and cheese cruises, lunch and dinner cruises and bird watching cruises! You can book onto half day cruises, full day and overnight cruises all depending on how much time you have up your sleeve and what you would like to see and do!
Busselton is the perfect place to set out from to explore the waters of the south west, with its rugged granite coastline, stunning scenery, marine life, wildlife, waterways and plenty of coastal attractions along the way, it will create the perfect setting for an unforgettable cruise. All of the cruises will provide all that you need for your trip so all you need to bring along is some sunscreen and a hat! So why not find out some more information about the range of cruises you can look forward to when you come to Busselton so that you can experience just a slice of what this city can offer for a memorable holiday!