Destination guide

Bunbury holiday homes to rent

Located on a peninsula between the beautiful Koombana Bay and the Leschenault Inlet, Bunbury is a premier destination with a maritime-themed city and vast parklands and natural areas. Offering everything from water activities to wildlife tours, Bunbury holiday homes to rent are a paradise for nature lovers looking for adventure in the vast landscape.

History

Heritage sites near Bunbury holiday rentals

Bunbury has a rich history that is celebrated in local museums and historic sites. Holiday homes are available near sites like the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, a historic lighthouse with guided tours and panoramic views of the landscape, and the Marlston Hill Lookout, a landmark lookout point with views of the town that was built for the bicentennial. The Bunbury Lighthouse, an iconic black-and-white lighthouse with sweeping views of the ocean, and the Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre, a museum with educational lectures and artefacts showcasing the local history and heritage, are great spots for history buffs.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bunbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Bunbury has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Swamp Wildlife Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Dolphin Discovery Centre (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Bonking Frog Wines (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Capel Vale Winery (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Bunbury

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bunbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bunbury. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Back Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Hungry Hollow Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hay Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Binningup Beach (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Tuart Forest National Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Ferguson Valley (18 mi / 29 km)
How to get around

Getting to holiday homes in Bunbury

Bunbury and the surrounding areas are serviced by many modes of transport, including commuter rail lines, bus routes and an extensive highway network for car services. Once in the area, Bunbury offers car hire, rental cars, taxis, rideshare, coaches and buses to get to and from your holiday accommodation. Many local attractions are near the holiday rentals in the area as well, so walking or biking is a great way to explore the scenery on the way to your destination.

Food & drink 

Cuisine in Bunbury

Western Australia and Bunbury have a rich agricultural history that influences its cuisine and delicacies. Fresh-caught seafood, fine wineries and a variety of crops, including wheat, barley, canola, peas, sugar cane, apples, potatoes, lentils and macadamia nuts, are common in the area, often making their way into authentic recipes from the region. Whether you prefer a casual eatery or a fine-dining restaurant, holiday homes in Bunbury are close to the best food and drink the region has to offer.

Family friendly

Family fun near holiday homes in Bunbury

Bunbury offers endless attractions for families with children, no matter their age. Holiday rentals can be found near such kid-friendly sites as the Tuart Forest National Park, a wooded park preserve with tuart trees, coastal limestone and a network of hiking trails at various skill levels, and the Ngilgi Cave, an underground cavern with stalactites, stalagmites and helictites and guided tours. The Big Swamp Parkland, a wetland reserve with a wildlife observation area and a lively boardwalk, and Koombana Bay, a tranquil bay area with sandy beaches, clear blue waters, a park and a playground, are also great for families with small children. For a more adventurous experience, the Bibbulmun Track, a long-distance trail that traverses miles of forests and parklands, is a must-visit location.

Where to stay near Bunbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday rentals near Bunbury. From 20 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bunbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bunbury?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bunbury. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marlston Hill Lookout Tower: 118 holiday rentals
  • Back Beach: 118 holiday rentals
  • Bunbury Lighthouse: 118 holiday rentals
  • King Cottage Museum: 119 holiday rentals
  • Dolphin Discovery Centre: 118 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bunbury listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bunbury?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 20 Houses in Bunbury. Our other popular types of Bunbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 holiday houses
  • Studios: 20 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 6 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bunbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Bunbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.