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Jan 10, 2006 - Busselton to Gracetown

We were up early and went off to see the "World Famous Jetty". It is ... it really is ... the Busselton Jetty is in the Guiness Book of Records as being the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere measuring in at 1.8kms long (1,841 metres). It took 95 years to build which was started in 1865. Busselton used to be a working port and with the reef being so close to the shore and so shallow they had to build the jetty further out. When the port moved to nearby Bunbury in 1972 the wooden jetty deteriorated but was later restored and now...

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