Busselton, Western Australia

What's Happening in December?

December 1, 2019

Upcoming Local Events

Ironman 2019

When: 1st December 2019

Where: Busselton, 6280

The Busselton Ironman is one of the biggest events of the year in the South West region and is recognised globally as a world class sporting event. Competitors come from all over the world to showcase their athleticism, talent, perseverance and determination in a spectacular event consisting of run, swim and bike legs. Starting at the iconic Busselton Jetty and continuing along the coastline and through the beautiful Tuart Forrest, the course gives spectators the opportunity to show their support whilst enjoying some of the best scenery the South West has to offer. The atmosphere is something that needs to be experienced to be believed as thousands of visitors and locals alike gather together to cheer on these amazing athletes.

There is still time to become a volunteer. Please click here for more information or to register as a volunteer.


Let's Go Surfing - Disabled Surfers

When: Saturday 7 December 2019, Sunday 16 February 2020 & Saturday 7 March 2020

Where: Bunker's Bay Beach, Dunsborough

Disabled Surfers Association (DSA) is an non-profit organisation that aims to provide a fun, safe and dignified surfing experience to individuals with a variety of disabilities. You don't need to have any surfing experience to be a volunteer. DSA is always looking for volunteers to help, both in and out of the water and the more helpers the merrier. What a great way to spend a sunny summer day, beach, BBQ and a whole lot of smiles.

For more information or to keep up to date with event dates visit http://disabledsurfers.org/wa/south-west-branch/.


Carols By The Jetty - 'Christmas for the Naughty and Nice'

When: Saturday 14 December 2019, 6pm - 8pm

Where: Busselton Amphitheater, Foreshore Parade, Busselton

Christmas is a time to come together and celebrate as a family and a community. Enjoy choir performances, prizes, sing-alongs and interactive community involvement at the brand new Busselton Amphitheatre opposite the iconic Busselton Jetty. With visits from the wise men and their camels and of course Santa himself, sausage sizzle, fairy floss and free lolly bags the night is set to be full of excitement and cheer.

For further information visit https://www.facebook.com/carolsbusselton/


Busselton Trotting Club

When: Every Sunday night in December

Where: Churchill Park, 71 Adelaide Street, Busselton

The Busselton Trotting Club provides a fun evening of entertainment for the whole family. Food and drinks for sale (can't go past the freshly made doughnuts), a range of prizes to be won and much more. Enjoy a relaxing night out with family and friends, place a punt or two or just sit back and soak in the great atmosphere.

For full event information visit: https://www.rwwa.com.au/clubs/Busselton-trotting-club/


Featured Local Dining

The Berry Farm

Where: 43 Bussell Road, Rosa Glen 6285

Phone: 9757 5054

Website: https://www.theberryfarm.com.au/

The Berry Farm is known for it's delicious homemade jams, preserves, sauces, syrups and gourmet creations. Explore the cellar door, sample some of the amazing products or enjoy the relaxing cafe and gardens whilest the kids run and play on the nature playground. 

The berry Farm has a wide range of products that would make perfect Christmas gifts for your friends and family.


Features Local Attraction

Jet Adventures

Where: Departs Busselton and Dunsborough

Phone: 1300 325 115

Website: https://www.jetadventures.com.au/

Take a thrill ride on the well named 'Exhilarator' jet boat on the open water along the spectacular south west coastline. Jet Adventure rides are also educational. Skipper Pete enjoys teaching passengers about the rugged coastline, local sea life and the breathtaking natural environment. With over 20 years of experience working in the ocean Pete has many stories to tell making every experience personal and enjoyable. Depending on the time of year and style of tour you decide to book, there is a chance you could witness some of the oceans most majestic creatures such as dolphins, seals and whales in their natural habitat.