Restaurant : Abbey Beach Resort – Atrium Restaurant

Restaurant (Post#7) : Abbey Beach Resort – Atrium Restaurant

Photos of the day are all about Atrium Restaurant within the Abbey Beach Resort which located in Busselton where we had dinner. The restaurant was the last stop in the tour before returning to Perth. The dinner was not free but because we will be in the road for more than 2 hours, we need to have dinner or we will be hungry while in the road. I remembered I had chicken parmesan for my dinner and I had a great time with other tourist as I seat with them in dinner table, it was the chance to get know them a bit before we parted our ways at the end of the tour. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : restaurant, Atrium Restaurant, Abbey  Beach Resort
Location : 595 Bussell Hwy, Busselton WA 6280, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Abbey and walk to the beach resort or
3. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then, take Pemberton Bus to Transwa Bay Abbey and walk to the beach resort or
4. Take Transperth Train from Underground Perth Station to Mandurah Station, then take Pemberton Bus to Transwa Bay Abbey and walk to the beach resort or
5. Take Southwest Coach Line, get off at Bussell Highway before Travellers well and walk to the beach resort or
6. Take Southwest Coach Line, get off at Albert St before Queen St, then change bus to either 815, 816, 1730DU, get off at Bussell Highway before Travellers well and walk to the beach resort
Official Website : Abbey Beach Resort – Atrium, Busselton

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Busselton Jetty – Longest Timber Piled Jetty in Southern Hemisphere

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Busselton Visitor Centre

The first stop that we had during the day tour in Margaret River region in Western Australia was in Busselton. I booked the day tour without knowing too much details what to see. My main objective in joining the trip was to see places at the southern part of Western Australia as I had been in the northern for multiple days during my adventure tour in Kimberley region.

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Busselton Jetty Foreshore

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Roy Morris Platform and Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre

As far as I remembered, we had given 40 minutes to enjoy our first stop – Busselton Jetty. The said jetty is a famous pier and holds the title of “Longest Timber Piled Jetty in Southern Hemisphere”. In few minutes of staying at the ground of Busselton, the given time to us was indeed not enough if walking in the jetty will be part of it. At first, I was contemplating if I will walk the jetty with almost 2 km distance because I was not sure if the given amount of time for us was enough, without thinking too much, I started my walkathon in the longest jetty in southern hemisphere.

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Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre (IC)

With my camera along with me, I went inside Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre and I quickly looked around inside and bought ticket to walk along the jetty. If the other visitors had leisurely walk along the jetty, I was not. I walked faster as much as I can. I had the options to take trains, but in order to do that I have to wait for the train and I don’t have that luxury time to wait for the train. Without hesitation, I started walking the timber piled jetty. Even I was walking so fast, I still tried my best to pause for a moment to get a snapshots of things that surrounds me.

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Busselton Jetty

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Jetty Train

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Old Skelly Jetty Remains (shows how the jetty constructed) and become seagulls nest

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Directional Wind Vane

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Shelter

During the walk, I had a chance to capture photos of jetty from end to end. Busselton Jetty is the jetty that I had known so far that gives visitor a chance to be far away as much as 1.8 km from shore without the need to soak under the water and without the need of a boat. The jetty is one of the longest jetty in the world and the longest jetty in southern hemisphere.

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Bovell Platform

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Busselton UWO (Underwater Observatory)

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Allie’s Landing, named after former president of the Busselton Jetty Environment Conservation Association, Allie Scott (1912-2002)

Additional information to learn about the jetty is that its more than 150 years old. Historically, the jetty was not initially built as what we see right now, but because of the shallow waters of Geographe Bay, the jetty needs to be extended many times to accommodate more and larger ships when the Busselton/Vasse region economy was growing. The jetty that we see today was a restored version of the previous jetty and its sole purpose now are for tourism and recreation.

Notes :
1. Plan to visit Busselton Jetty ? Please check latest information here :
2. Transportation : Transwa
3. Directions to Busselton Jetty :
a. Join Day Tours from Perth or
b. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton to Augusta Bus and get off at Albert St. Busselton

Name Of The Place : Busselton

Name Of The Place (Post#56) : Busselton

Photo of the day are all about the name of Busselton. Coming in this small city located in the south west region of Western Australia was unknown to me until our bus tour stopped nearby the famous tourist attraction Busselton Jetty. The name of the city came from the Bussel family, early settlers in Western Australia where they had found a good farmland few kilometer away from Busselton. The photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : Jetty, Longest Jetty, Busselton Jetty
Location : Busselton, WA, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton to Augusta and get off at Albert St. Busselton
Official Website : Busselton Jetty

Transportation : Busselton Jetty Train

Transportation (Post#15) : Busselton Jetty Train

Photos of the day are all about the amazing jetty train to be found at Busselton Jetty. The jetty itself has train services for a relaxing journey of visitors along the jetty trail and to appreciate the scenic view of Geographe Bay has to offer. Historically, the jetty railway line was previously used to transport cargo during the active days of the jetty. The These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : Jetty, Longest Jetty, Busselton Jetty
Location : Busselton, WA, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton to Augusta and get off at Albert St. Busselton
Official Website : Busselton Jetty

Name Of The Place : Busselton UWO (Underwater Observatory)

Name Of The Place (Post#55) : Busselton UWO (Underwater Observatory)

Photos of the day are all about name of Busselton UWO (Underwater Observatory. This observatory is located almost at the end of the jetty (with 1.7 km distance from the shore). The said observatory is home of one out of only five underwater observatories in the world. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : Jetty, Longest Jetty, Busselton Jetty
Location : Busselton, WA, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton to Augusta and get off at Albert St. Busselton
Official Website : Busselton Jetty

Chromatic Outlook : Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre

Chromatic Outlook (Post#49) : Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre

Photos of the day are all about Busselton Jetty Interpretive Centre. It is a boat shed style centre and the first thing to notice as part of a long jetty. Everyone can enjoy visiting it, as it combines shops for souvenirs and gifts. They also sell snacks and ticket for the Jetty Train and tours. It has a museum that features all about the Busselton Jetty. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : Jetty, Longest Jetty, Busselton Jetty
Location : Busselton, WA, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton to Augusta and get off at Albert St. Busselton
Official Website : Busselton Jetty