Busselton, Western Australia

What's Happening in October?

October 1, 2019


Upcoming Local Events

Cape to Cape MTB

When: 17 - 20 October 2019

Where: Starting at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and finishing at Colonial Brewery

The Cape to Cape MTB is a four day event starting at the picturesque Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Each day athletes will ride for between 37km to 72km with a grand total of 205km over the period of four days. Riders will encounter a mix of terrain from the coast to the bush and through farm land. Come along and support the riders or meet up at one of the many pitstops along the way to enjoy a beer or wine and some great food. 

For any further information or to enter please visit https://capetocapemtb.com/


Here Comes the Sun Festival

When: Saturday 12 October 1:30pm - 11:30pm

Where: 3 Oceans Wine Company - 8141 Bussell Highway, Metricup, 6280

Featuring headliners such as Amy Shark, San Cisco and Seth Sentry, the Here Comes the Sun Festival is set to be an amazing night of music. 

Check out https://herecomesthesun.com.au/HCTS-COE.pdf to purchase you ticket and don't forget to book you bus tickets to and from the even with Ganaways Busselton.


Oktoberfest at the Lodge

When: Saturday 5 October 2019 8am - 5pm

Where: Amelia Park Tavern - 5850 Bussel Highway, Abbey, 6280

Don your best German attire and down to Amelia Park Tavern for some authentic German food, great beer and an even better atmosphere. Tickets include stein of beer and pretzel on arrival with festivities including German singers and dancers as well as prizes and giveaways to be won.

For tickets and further information visit: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/Oktoberfest-2019-tickets-70588525179


Featured Local Dining 

The Fat Chef Vasse

Location: 24 Oaks Drive, Vasse WA 6280

Phone: 9755 4667

One of Busselton's hidden gems, the Fat Chef offers amazing, hearty food accompanied by warm, friendly service. Open for breakfast and lunch Sunday to Thursday for a relaxing meal or a quick coffee and cake stop. This vintage little cafe is surrounded by lush cottage gardens and expansive lawn for the kids to run around and play whilst you wait for your meal. 

Featured Local Attraction

Sunflowers Animal Farm

Location: 5561 Caves Road, Burnside WA, 6285

Phone: 9757 3343

Head down to Sunflowers Animal Farm for a day trip and get to know some of the 350 farm animals that call the farm home. From rabbits, to alpacas, top horses and camels. 

You can bottle feed some of the farms new arrivals and cuddle up to some friendly farm animals. With so much to see and do a trip to Sunflowers is full filled activity for the whole family to enjoy.