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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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No parking, hard to find the front door.

Was not impressed by the visitor centre at all. To get there we had to park across the road where... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
91jodie
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Perth, Australia
Great for Bunbury

The staff are helpful everytime. Nice little building. Pokey but Wheelchair accessible. Parking... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Local7354
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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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“old railway” (6 reviews)
“helpful staff” (6 reviews)
“nice location” (2 reviews)
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Carmody Place | Old Railway Station, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
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+61 8 9792 7205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We weren't able to find the Saturday markets so popped into see if the Visitor Centre could help. The young lady was extremely helpful. Not only reaffirmed shred they were but walking outside to point us in the right direction!!! Nice walk to Markets and...More

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

Thank you for reviewing the Bunbury Visitor Centre and the positive post of our staff member. We hope you enjoyed the markets and if you are visiting Bunbury again in the future you will find that the markets are held on the 1 and 3...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Visited this morning to source literature on driving throughout the southern half of our State. As soon as I walked in the door a friendly staff member approached and offered to assist with any queries, etc. I prefer to browse on my own initially, select...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bunbury Visitor Centre and that you found the staff member helpful and friendly. We endeavour to assist as much as possible with information on not only the Bunbury Geographe and South West regions but also Perth...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We found it difficult to find somewhere to park without having to pay parking fees. Surely the council should encourage tourists to come and visit. Beside this hassle, the lady at the Information centre was friendly and very helpful. She highlighted all the must see...More

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BunburyVC, Manager at Bunbury Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you for reviewing the Bunbury Visitor Centre and that you found our staff helpful and informative. We hope you enjoyed your visit to the Bunbury Geographe region. In regard to parking there is free Visitor Centre car parking on the west side of the...More

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