THROUGH THE WAVES

Welcome to ‘Through the Waves’, the official travel blog of Pullman Bunker Bay Resort. Read about resort news, upcoming events and seasonal activities taking place in the beautiful Margaret River Wine Region. You can also subscribe to receive our seasonal email newsletters with special accommodation deals and more!

September 02, 2016

Why you should visit the Margaret River Region in Spring

Spring is a truly magical time of year in the Margaret River Region and with clear skies and bright sunny days galore, there's plenty to see, do and taste during your visit. Here's our top picks in Bunker Bay and surrounds this spring!

#1 - Whale Watching Season!

September to December is Whale Season in Bunker Bay as the humpbacks, southern right and blue whales follow their annual migration pattern up the Western Australian coastline. WhaleWatch tours have an offer for our Pullman Bunker Bay guests who book a whale watch tour departing from Augusta or Busselton during the month of September. Experience the thrill of sighting these magnificent ocean giants up close and personal in the pristine waters of the South West coastline with a 10% discount on your booking. To book call 1300 388 893, or contact resort reception for assistance.

#2 - Be inspired by amazing art

Calling all art buffs! Experience the vibrant landscape paintings of amazing Australian artist Susan Sheppard at a free art exhibition at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort from 2 - 30 September 2016. The exhibition is open to resort guests and visitors alike and all works are available for purchase. Read more.

#3 - Discover a new favourite drop

Plantagenet Wines will be showcasing some of their outstanding wines with complimentary in-house tastings on weekends in September. Check with our friendly bar team to find out more about our Plantagenet Wines of the Month!

#4 - School holiday discounts for families!

Our team has sourced some local fun-packages for you and your family to enjoy over the school holidays. Available for Pullman Resort in-house guests only, book and save at the following local attractions and experiences:

  • Yallingup Surf School - Enjoy 10% off surfing lessons or board hire exclusively for Pullman Resort guests. Call Crystal on 0429 881 221 to make a booking.

  • Yallingup Shearing Shed - Experience the art of shearing during their Saturday to Wednesday shows, with cheeky sheepdogs and plenty of baby lambs to cuddle or hand feed. Special bonus for Pullman guests – save 10% on purchases at the Shearing Shed's sister boutiques One Palm Studio in Dunsborough or Boutique Eco in Margaret River. See Reception for your discount voucher!

  • Mirravale Riding School - Saddle up for a trail ride, horse riding lesson or for smaller folk, a pony ride. Twilight rides through national park whilst the sun is setting are a must! Mirravale is offering 10% off for Pullman guests on multiple rider bookings.

Make sure you receive a copy of our school holiday activity calendar for a listing of our internal school holiday activities when you check in, including our very own exclusive Jingii Koorlangka indigenous culture program!

#5 - Save on luxury spa experiences at Vie Spa

To celebrate spring's arrival we invite resort guests to indulge in any 60+ minute Vie Spa treatment Monday to Thursday in September and enjoy $30 off.* From soothing massages, high performance facials, full body rituals and romantic shared experiences for couples, take some time out to relax and rejuvenate during your stay. Ask our team for more details when you check in or view our spa treatment menu.

*Valid for Monday – Thursday bookings made 1 - 30 Sept 2016, subject to availability, for full price treatments that are 60 minutes or longer. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Exclusive for resort in-house guests only and limited to 1 x $30 voucher per guest, per reservation.

#6 - Wildflower Season!

Did you know that the South West is one of only 34 biodiversity hot spots found around the world? Whether you enjoy a relaxing stroll around the resort's beautifully landscaped native gardens or embark on one of the region's amazing coastal walking trails, be sure to take in the sight of more than 8,000 species of wildflowers.

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