Things to do in Dunsborough

There’s SO MANY Kid- Friendly Things to do in Dunsborough! The coastal-bush region in south west Western Australia is a brilliant spot for a family holiday. There’s plenty of fun activities in Dunsborough, as well as a tone of child friendly places to eat. See our guide to the best attractions in Dunsborough, as well as a few dining ideas here…

Things to do in Dunsborough

Country Life Farm, Dunsborough

Enjoy a taste of farm life at the Country Life Farm – it’s one of the best things to do in Dunsborough with toddlers! There’s a huge old red double-decker bus accompanying the sign on Caves Road, so you can’t miss it! Kids will love meeting all their friendly farm animals, plus there’s a covered play area for rainy days. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Countrylife Farm, Dunsborough


Next Level Monkey Business, Dunsborough

Both little and big thrill seekers will love Next Level Monkey Business – a zipline and ropes course that’s suitable for all ages! Located in a bush-setting between Dunsborough and Yallingup. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Next Level Money Business


Simmo’s Ice Creamery, Dunsborough

It’s almost impossible to visit the Margaret River region with kids, without a trip to Simmo’s Ice Creamery! Simmo’s has won many awards for its scrumptious ice creams, and has a fantastic playground and mini golf too. See more in the Buggybuddys review.



Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse has undergone a $1million upgrade. Families visiting the historic south west WA landmark can enjoy panoramic ocean views from the observation deck (keep your eyes peeled for whales!), join a lighthouse tour, grab a bite to eat in the cottage café and there’s even a small playground. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse


Xscape at the Cape Fun Park, Dunsborough

For a one-stop-shop to entertain kids of all ages, even on a rainy day, head to Xscape at the Cape Fun Park! There’s something for everyone – Wacky Putt Jokes ‘N’ Pranks mini golf, “Jump ‘N’ Tramp”, laser tag maze, waterslides and more! See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Get Wet H20 at Xscape at the Cape, Dunsborough


Dunsborough Beaches

Love spending time on the beach? Your family will be spoilt for choice in Dunsborough! Popular beaches in the area include Meelup Beach and Bunker Bay. If you’re staying in the main town, there are plenty of sandy spots within walking distance.

Pullman Bunker Bay


Kid Friendly Dunsborough Wineries & Dining

Meelup Farmhouse, Dunsborough

You’ll love this chic South West hangout! Meelup Farmhouse is the sister restaurant to the very popular Little h and The Little Bay cafes, back in Perth. Located just minutes from the stunning Meelup Beach, the restaurant is a charming family-friendly spot with plenty of room for kids to roam and meet the farm animals. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Meelup Farmhouse


Eagle Bay Brewery

Looking for a yummy and kid-friendly lunch spot? Eagle Bay Brewery is open for casual pub-style dishes, there’s loads off grass for kids to play on, as well as a HUGE new timber ship playground. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Eagle Bay Brewing Co


Occys Dunsborough

Want a top feed in the heart of Dunsborough’s town? You can’t go past Occys! As well as brewing their own beers, their share-food menu is so good we went back twice. There’s a menu for the kiddos too. See more in the buggybuddys review. 

Occys Dunsborough


Happs, Dunsborough

The wonderful Happs winery is found in native bush, just south of Dunsborough. This laid back spot is not only home to some of my favourite drops, it has a pottery with artworks for sale. There’s extensive grounds for a picnic, a kids activity table for little ones at the cellar door, and a small outside play area too. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Happs, Dunsborough


The Dunsborough Tavern

Driving into Dunsborough, you can’t miss the colourful play area that’s attached to the Dunsborough Tavern. The pub is well worth a visit if you have little ones in tow, they’ll love a play in the fenced play area, while you can eat your dinner in relative peace. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

The Dunsborough Tavern


Goanna Cafe, Dunsborough

Goanna Cafe is a fantastic place for a lazy breakfast or lunch with the family. Found in a bush setting there’s a kids play area and sculpture walk through the trees too. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Goanna Cafe Dunsborough


Hot Chocolatte, Dunsborough

This very cool little lolly shop in Dunsborough specialises in HOT chocolate! It’s a lovely spot in town for morning tea.  See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Hot Chocolatte, Dunsborough


Where to Stay in Dunsborough with Kids 

Pullman Resort, Bunker Bay

One of our most favorite places to stay in WA is the Pullman Resort at Bunker Bay. The 5-star resort is nestled on the white sands of the beautiful bay. The family friendly resort is made up of studios, plus 2-bed and 3-bed villas. As well as a crystal clear pool, you’re just a stones throw from the pristine beach too. See more in the Buggybuddys review.

Pullman Resort, Bunker Bay


Staying in Dunsborough? Check out things to do in Yallingup too.

Have we missed your favourite things to do in Dunsborough? Let us know in the comments below!

Save 5% off the entry fee of Margaret River Attractions with Klook

Get 5% off your first booking on the mobile app – use code BetterOnApp

Discover more holiday in WA ideas here.

About Amanda Carlin

Amanda Carlin has her own food and travel blog. Established in 2013, "The Chef, His Wife and Their Perth-fect Life" has enjoyed an exciting name change in 2021, as "The Chef's Ex-wife" embarks on new adventures with Simply PERTHfect. Amanda loves getting out and about in Perth and WA, as well as brunching, tapas or something a little fancy in equal measures. With her son "Little Chef" in tow, Amanda always has plenty of family friendly eating options to recommend too! Be sure to check out Simply PERTHfect.

Visit My Website
View All Posts

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


© Copyright 2011-2024 Buggybuddys Pty Ltd. All rights reserved


Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?