Bunbury is a coastal city approximately 175 kilometres south of the Perth CBD. A drive from Perth to Bunbury using the Kwinana Freeway and Forrest Highway takes less than two hours. It is WA’s third most populous city after Perth and Mandurah, and the perfect combination of peaceful country and sea-side living with the conveniences of city life.

Whether you enjoy water activities or prefer to stay dry, you’ll never have a dull moment in Bunbury. There are many family-friendly activities to get stuck into, such as spending a day on one of Bunbury’s pristine white sandy beaches. Beaches include Koombana Beach, Mindalong Beach, Jetty Baths and Lighthouse Beach.

Young families will also love exploring the many parks and playgrounds in and around Bunbury. The Bunbury Wildlife Park which is home to 60 varieties of birds, reptiles, mammals, amphibians and marsupials is always a hit with the kids. Another destination to add to the list is a visit to the King Jarrah tree – the largest jarrah tree in the country, estimated to be between 300 and 500 years old.

For the adults, there are three internationally-renowned golf courses to test your skills at, plus plenty of world-class restaurants and wineries. Bunbury is surrounded by the Geographe Wine Region with over 30 small family-owned wineries. For a night out, why not head into Bunbury’s ‘cappuccino strip’, where you’ll find waterside restaurants, and the world-class Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre which hosts a number of local and international shows, comedians and concerts every year.

Locals have access to many shopping destinations including Bunbury Forum, Bunbury City Plaza, Primewest Bunbury and Plaza Shopping Centre – providing access to all the well-known brands and department stores you’ll find in the major metropolitan cities. Without doubt, the most popular and iconic place for gourmet items and staples would have to be the Bunbury Farmer’s Market which supports over 150 local growers with the freshest, most value-packed produce south of Perth.

Schools in and around Bunbury include; Bunbury Senior High School, Newton Moore Senior High School, Manea Senior College, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Dalyellup College, Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School, Bunbury Catholic College, Grace Christian School, and Tuart Forest Primary School. For tertiary education, there is an Edith Cowan campus in Bunbury and also the South Regional TAFE.

The population of Bunbury is estimated to be 45,825 with a population density of 412.7 persons per square kilometre. Couples without children make up 53% of the population, followed by couples with children at 20.7%. Single parent families make up 6.8%.

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