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Bunbury Visitor Centre

Carmody Place | Old Railway Station, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
+61 8 9792 7205
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Friendly helpful staff are to be found at the visitor centre. We went to enquire about any hidden... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
1964dme
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Perth, Australia
Handy to town

The Bunbury visitors centre is in the city attached to the bus station,usually manned by at least... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nibbo2357
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Bunbury, Australia
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The Bunbury Visitor Centre is situated in the Old Railway Station, Haley Street, Bunbury and is open 7 days a week. 9am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays. 9.30am to 4.30pm on Saturdays and 10am to 2pm on Sundays and Public Holidays. The Visitor Centre is closed Good Friday and Christmas Day. The friendly staff can help you with information on tourist attractions in Bunbury Geographe Region and the South West or if you require accommodation and or tour bookings, the Visitor Centre offer a free booking service. Visit the Working Life Heritage Trail hub while inside the Visitor Centre, this free attraction gives you an insight into days gone by, but also some are still operating today. Experience the free guided walk tours operating on Wednesday (1 hour walk) and Friday mornings(2 hours walk). Both walks are weather dependent, or just enjoy playing a game of chess with the giant chess pieces while admiring the views of the Leschenault Inlet.
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  • Poor2%
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Carmody Place | Old Railway Station, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly helpful staff are to be found at the visitor centre. We went to enquire about any hidden gems in the area and the staff were happy to oblige us with their thoughts and ideas. I find it is usually a good start when in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bunbury visitors centre is in the city attached to the bus station,usually manned by at least two people who are always friendly and willing to assist with your queries.It has an array of relevant information and memorabilia and its easy to hop on a...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bunbury Visitor Centre and your positive feedback of the Centre and staff. The Centre has free tourism guides, leaflets, booklets and maps on most of Western Australia. We also stock local bus timetables, train/bus timetables and...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Bunbury Visitor Centre. Gathering information from a great lady called Perengoit (Greek we think), she told us all sorts of things to do in the two days that we would be there and even to go to the local lookout. She couldn’t not have been...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the Bunbury Visitor Centre. Pannagiota is orginally from Cyprus and is one of our wonderful meet and greet volunteers who assist visitors and customers who come into the Visitor Centre. Our volunteers have a great knowledge of Bunbury and the Bunbury...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Was not impressed by the visitor centre at all. To get there we had to park across the road where they wanted us to get parking tickets. Then we had to run the gauntlet of the unwashed with their cigarette smoke to get ot the...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your visit to the Bunbury Visitor Centre. There is free car parking on the west side of the Old Railway Station building where the Visitor Centre is housed and free caravan parking on the east side of the building...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The staff are helpful everytime. Nice little building. Pokey but Wheelchair accessible. Parking near by. I am wondering why it is such a little visitor's centre given the size of Bunbury and the amount of travelers that pass through. Margaret River has a much larger...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for your review on the Bunbury Visitor Centre and your positive comments of the staff. Over the coming months we will be reviewing and updating the layout of the floor space within the Visitor Centre, to give a more even flow.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Apart from having some difficulties finding a suitable nearby carpark (we ended up in the 3 hr free parking in the shopping centre), from then on we received nothing but first-class service and attention from Jenny. Her patience and local knowledge, mixed with a genuine...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your recommendation of the Bunbury Visitor Centre and your wonderful praise of one of our staff members - Jenny. Jenny has a wealth of tourism knowledge, great customer service and listening skills, and really enjoys helping people get the most...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

I had been in before so I didn't need too much help and they were very busy with a cruise ship in but the staff made sure everyone was being attended to. I agree its a little hard to find as the signage is hard...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for your review on the Bunbury Visitor Centre, staff and signage. The Centre is about to go through a revamp with all our signage and will be updated to reflect the new branding of BunburyGeographe, so the outside signs this will be more...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Definitely a good starting point to gather info on Bunbury and region but as others have mentioned it is not a clearly signed location . Needs directional signs at major roads and from main street.More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bunbury Visitor Centre and that you could collect information on the Bunbury Geographe region and beyond. Most regional cities and towns have the blue tourism itallic i signs, every couple of kilometres apart on the major...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Hard to find if you not from the area! It is located in the middle between 2 roads. Must have been an old train station before the staff are friendly and the is a small room like a museum but the rest of the centre...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bunbury Visitor Centre and you are correct in assuming the Centre is situated in an old Railway Station building. This was where the passenger trains used to pull into the city centre. The current railway station...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Make this place the first place to visit when you come to Bunbury. The staff are very knowledgeable, friendly and will guide you to all the attractions that Bunbury has to offer.

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bunbury Visitor Centre and acknowledging the staff for their friendly customer service. The staff and volunteers have a great knowledge on the Bunbury Geographe and South West region.

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