BBC BUNBURY REGION

Bunbury is a harbour city on the shores of Koombana Bay, 2 hours drive south of Perth. It has a population of 60,000 and is the second largest city in Western Australia. It is the gateway city to the south west where pristine beaches for surfing, swimming and diving complement the unique inland forests of Jarrah, Karri, Marri and Tuart. The coastal scenery and the forests provide ideal opportunities for walking and exploring. The region is famous for its wineries, boutique restaurants and its fine craft industry. All in all Bunbury has all of the amenities and services that make it an ideal attraction for living and visiting. It is the regional hub for the south west, boasting first class hospital and medical facilities; major shopping; a wide variety of accommodation facilities for tourists; cinemas and a modern entertainment centre for stage shows and performance. Several private and public high and primary schools provide adequate educational opportunities and for further eduction there is a campus of the Edith Cowan University. Also the South West Institute of Technology provides technical and further education for the major mining industries which export many billions of dollars of mineral sands, woodchips and alumina annually through the seaport. The city has achieved fame through its Dolphin Discovery and Murdoch University Research Centre where visitors can wade in the bay with experienced volunteers and enjoy an up-close and personal encounter with the wild, but gentle, Bottlenose Dolphins.

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