Busselton, Western Australia

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July 22, 2019

CinefestOZ 2019 Film Festival

28 August - 1 September 2019

CinefestOZ is returning to the South West for it's twelfth year of cinematic festivities. Come along and celebrate the best new Australian films, actresses, actors, directors and more.

Over 300 events and screenings are expected to take place ove the space of five days icluding free and ticketed screenings, red carpet gala nights, forums, film making workshops and much more.

Some of the highly anticipated screenings include:


GO! is a coming of age story filmed in our beautiful town of Busselton. Go! is an energetic film depicting the life of a young man by the name of Jack and his team as he enters the world of competitive go-kart racing after he and his single mother move to the small country town of Busselton.

Locals keep an eye out for some familiar faces and places as the spectacular shores and surrounds of Busselton are transformed into the scene of this heart felt Australian family film.

The Naked Wanderer

Filmed along the picturesque coastline of Western Australia, the Naked Wanderer follows the journey of Jack as he attempts to win his girlfriend back by trecking the WA coastline, almost naked to raise money for charity.

The film, which is predominantly filmed in the South West, includes a number of well-known stars such as Angus McLaren (Packed to the Rafters) and Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Netflix; The Society).

 Watch this space for a full program, coming Late July.

For early bird tickets please visit: https://tix.cinefestoz.com/events


Featured Local Attraction

Discover Deadly Reptile Park

Get up close and personal with some of Western Australias most intriguing critters in a uniquely captivating learning experience. 

Learn all about native reptiles by attending one of the live feed and talks or ask one of the friendly staff for a cuddle with a python!

Make sure to check out the website for feeding times.

Ph: (08) 9755 1771

Visit https://www.discoverdeadly.com.au/ for ticket prices and additional information.

Location: 10 Wildwood Road, Carbunup River, 6280


Featured Local Dining

Bush Shack Steakhouse

The Bush Shack Brewery have brought their amazing food and craft beer to Busselton with the recent opening of the Bush Shack Steakhouse.

If you enjoy a tasty, hearty meal and a great beer, Bush Shack is the place for you.

Enquire at reception to receive a voucher for one FREE entree per every 2 mains ordered. Valid for a limited time only. 

Ph: 9794 2518

Location: 2/70 Causeway Road, Busselton, 6280 


Featured Local Event

Nannup Flower and Garden Festival

15 - 18 August 2019

Enjoy the festivities of the Nannup Flower and Garden Festival as the tiny town comes alive with a colourful display of nature that is sure to delight the senses.

Enjoy four days packed with workshops, markets, food stalls, displays, garden talks and a range of activities to keep the little ones busy.

For more information and ticket prices please visit https://www.nannupgardens.org.au/

Ph: 0417 097 538 (Festival Coordinator Jo O'Dea)