History & Heritage
Breeder of Barons, pastoralists, miners and shipping heirs. Unravel BunGeo’s rich bounty of stories, told and untold. Some are easily discovered in museums, heritage walks, historic attractions and guided tours. Others lurk in dreamtimes, folklore and generations of tales.
For thousands and thousands of years, Noongars gathered in BunGeo to hunt and celebrate. A few centuries ago the Dutch, French, British and Americans discovered the shores of Geographe Bay and the fertile land beyond. Many stayed and prospered.
Revel in BunGeo’s historic architecture and special sites. Our heritage beauties include the second oldest church in WA, the smallest church in WA, a haunted nunnery, a plethora of shipwrecks and much more.
Historic Walks & Trails
Take a meander through time and place. Explore the rich and interesting history and heritage of BunGeo on foot. You can pick up informative maps from visitor centres for you to follow on your own or join a free guided walking tours offered by various community groups and volunteers.
Find Our Historic Attractions
Balingup Avenue of Honour
Bunbury Lighthouse Lookout
Bunbury Museum & Heritage Centre
Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
Collie Art Gallery
Featured Wood Gallery and Museum
Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine
King Cottage Museum
Marlston Hill Lookout
Ngalang Wongi Aboriginal Cultural Tours
Preston River Loop and Waugyl Sculpture Park
St Nicholas Church Australind