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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 big sandpit with boat. See more in the Buggybuddys review.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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