Dunsborough, Western Australia
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Dunsborough is located in Western Australia DunsboroughDunsborough
Coordinates 33°37′0″S 115°6′0″ECoordinates: 33°37′0″S 115°6′0″E
Population 3,371 (2006 Census)
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)
245 km (152 mi) South West of Perth
24 km (15 mi) East of Busselton
37 km (23 mi) North of Margaret River
LGA(s) Shire of Busselton
State electorate(s) Vasse
Federal Division(s) Forrest
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254 kilometres (158 mi) south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.
Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state’s best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. During the last decade the town has grown quickly and become quite affluent; consequently cafes and boutique stores have popped up everywhere. The town’s location in Margaret River Wine Region provides easy access to many wineries and breweries. The town is a favoured destination for annual school leavers in WA, the other frequent choice being Rottnest Island.