Busselton – Busselton Backpackers – 2020

(5 customer reviews)


Busselton Backpackers is right in the centre of Busselton town, conveniently opposite the McDonald’s. The newly renovated hostel has a range of modern shared dorms and private rooms to meet all group sizes and budgets. An extra bonus – this leavers accommodation is on the Leavers free bus route, a short walk to where the free bus departs to the zone.  

Address: 14 Peel Terrace, Busselton WA 6280, Australia



22 Nov – 27 Nov 2020

Inclusions at Busselton Backpackers:

The following are the standard inclusions for the Inn Tuarts Guest Lodge package.

  • 4 to 5 Nights Accommodation at the Leavers Resort
  • Leavers Wristband for access into Leavers resort area
  • Schoolies Beer Pong Set with Red Cups (One set for each group)
  • Free Sure Thing Schoolies Shot Glass
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Cap
  • Free Sure Thing Schoolies Lanyard
  • Free Transport to and from the Zone when attending the Zone
  • Exclusive Entry to the Epic All Ages Pre-Leavers Party Boat Cruises with a $20 Discount
  • Exclusive Access to the Epic Leavers Paintball Competition with a $10 Discount
  • Exclusive vouchers from Sure Thing Schoolies Sponsors
  • Access to Epic Dominos and Red Rooster Leavers Deals (Including Free Resort Delivery)
  • Access to the 24-hour Leavers Hotline
  • Bond Reduction Option to $100


Q) What is the Bond Reduction option on the itinerary that I can see?

A) As cash is tight for many Leavers, Sure Thing Schoolies provides a service where you can to reduce your bond to $100, which is very helpful as many Leavers bonds are $500 per person. The following are examples depending on the bond required from the accommodation partner.

$500 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $80)
$300 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $40)
$250 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $30)
$200 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $20)

Q) What are these Exclusive Epic All Ages Pre-Leavers Party Boat Cruises I have been hearing about?

A) Check them out, they are awesome and Unless you experience an Exclusive Sure Thing Schoolies ALL Ages Pre-Leavers Boat Party you haven’t experienced the best Leavers has to offer! Discounts apply for an individual doing more than one cruise and if you book when you secure your accommodation, you get a $20 discount!

1 x 3 Hour Boat Party (Valued at $119): Sure Thing Leavers Price $59
2 x 3 Hour Boat Parties (Valued at $238): Sure Thing Leavers Price $109

Q) What are these Exclusive Epic Paintball Competitions I have been hearing about?

A) They are awesome and not to be missed. The competition will determine which School will be crowned as the Leavers Paintball Champions! Register your school team now as to ensure you don’t miss out on the action. If you book when you secure your accommodation, you get a $10 discount!

Q) What are the dates for Leavers?

A) Leavers 2020 (23 Nov – 27 Nov 2020)

Q) What time do buses travel to the parties in the zone?

A) The buses generally run on the bus route provided on the map in this email every 30 minutes by day and every 10 minutes at night.

Q) Is alcohol permitted for Leavers?

A) Alcohol is generally not permitted at most Leavers venues but the majority of Sure Thing Schoolies accommodation partners overlooked Leavers drinking alcohol as long as Leavers were behaving legally and responsibly.

Q) What is Busselton Backpackers like?

A) Busselton Backpackers is the premium Leavers accommodation provider. It is an exclusive Leavers provider with Sure Thing Schoolies. It has very nice furnishings and facilities and is a spectacular venue to celebrate Leavers in style. You can relax at Busselton Backpackers by day, or take a short walk or ride to the beach, shops, or cinemas, and then head into the zone and party by night. It is right near the buses and Coles and Woolworths aren’t far away. By staying at Busselton Backpackers for Leavers, you are in the middle of the action and set for the best week of your life.

Q) What activities are included in the itinerary you have provided?

A) As there are so many activities and parties in the zone there are no set onsite activities. However, the resort accommodates Leavers, so you get to make friends with and hang out with all the other Leavers that are staying at Busselton Backpackers. With all your new friends you can hang out at the BBQ area, or head to the beach or town, as they are close by. Then at night, you can all head to the parties in the zone and have a blast.

Q) Are tickets to parties in the zone included in the itinerary you have provided?

A) No, they are not. Tickets to the zone are to be purchased separately. The tickets can be purchased at South West Coach Line, 39 Albert St, Busselton by calling 08 9753 7700.

Q) How much does it cost to buy tickets to the parties in the zone?

A) The usual cost is $110 per person. The final price is determined upon the ticket release on a given year.

Q) Do you sell tickets to the parties in the zone?

A) No, we don’t. Tickets to the zone are to be purchased separately. The tickets can be purchased at South West Coach Line, 39 Albert St, Busselton by calling 08 9753 7700.

Q) What events or activities can Leavers expect if they are under 18?

A) The Official Leavers activities will be held in the area as usual. There is also a great Leavers vibe at the Leavers accommodation that can be enjoyed every evening for all Leavers regardless of age. Staying at the Leavers accommodation is a huge advantage for those who are under 18 as it gives an extra venue to enjoy and celebrate the Leavers trip. The location is also perfect and there is absolute freedom. This is part of the reason it’s rated as a premium Leavers venue.

Q) Do we have the Freedom to explore and enjoy the rest of Dunsborough?

A) Yes. We understand that you want Freedom during Leavers. You have the freedom to explore the beautiful Dunsborough area and experience the local culture. You can go shopping, do tours and activities as you wish.

Q) As for room configuration, who goes in which room with each other?

A) The group will get their room allocation, however, we don’t select the guest’s configurations within their group, they can decide amongst themselves on arrival.

Q) What’s the food like in Dunsborough?

A) Enjoy the amazing food available in Dunsborough. The food includes all the normal stuff you would expect such as Pizza, Chicken, Steak, Pasta, Fish and Chips, Wedges, Seafood, Burgers and Fresh Fruit.

Q) Is Dunsborough suitable for people with dietary requirements such as vegan or vegetarian?

A) Yes. There are so many food outlets available that you are very likely to find multiple options for your dietary requirements.

Q) What Time Zone is Dunsborough in?

A) Being in WA, Dunsborough is in the UTC +8 AWST time zone (same as Perth)

Q) What is ATAS accreditation?

A) This is the highest level of accreditation available to Australian Travel Agents and Tour Operators. Only the best of the best have this qualification. Sure Thing Schoolies is honoured to have ATAS accreditation. Sure Thing is the only Leavers Company that is ATAS accredited – ensuring you reliability, credibility, professionalism and an absolutely awesome Leavers week.

Q) What is the check-in and checkout time at the accommodation?

A) Check-in starts from 2 pm onwards. If you get there before 2 pm you may be able to leave your bags at reception whilst you explore the area. There may be many people checking in at once, so keep in mind that you may not be able to check in at exactly 2 pm. The whole group should check in together all at once. As for Checkout, you must vacate your room completely by no later than 10 am on the day of departure.

Q) We’ve heard that Busselton Backpackers is awesome, is it?

A) Yes, Busselton Backpackers is rated as a premium Leavers venue. This is mainly due to the perfect location (Right in the heart of Busselton) as well as the Leavers vibe and exclusivity.

Q) How soon should we book?

A) Just like the hottest concert tickets… The Leavers accommodation gets snapped up nice and early, the earlier you book, the better it is for you. To get things rolling, contact schoolies@surething.com.au and let them know how many people are in your group. From there, they will send you an itinerary of the best available rooms and will give you details on how you can make them yours!

5 reviews for Busselton – Busselton Backpackers – 2020

  1. Isabella

    IT WAS AMAZING!!!! Absolutely loved every moment and SureThing ies is an amazing company who look after you so well and all your requests!! Really recommend booking through SureThing!!

  2. Laura

    It was a really good experience and overall felt safe and well looked after

  3. Paul

    It was an exciting & fun experience that I will cherish for the rest of my life.

  4. Ana

    Schoolies was amazing! It was well organised and I felt so safe the whole time!!

  5. Megan

    Because the entire week was amazing due to the fact that we got to hang around with mates and meet new people at the venue and have a blast

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