Dunsborough – Yallingup Forest Resort – 2020

(4 customer reviews)


This eco-friendly resort is nestled amongst bushland but still only a short 6-minute drive to all the Dunsborough leavers celebrations. The chalets are equipped with full kitchens, living area and wrap-around verandahs – a perfect place to hang with friends. It can easily accommodate big groups as well! 

Address: 40, Hemsley Rd, Yallingup



22 Nov – 27 Nov 2020

Inclusions at Yallingup Forest Resort

  • 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
  • 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 (22 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 Yallingup Forest Resort like?

A) Yallingup Forest Resort is a premium Leavers accommodation provider 5 minutes from Dunsborough, close to the zone and a 5-minute drive to the beach! You have freedom but you also have Dunsborough, the zone and the beaches right at your fingertips. You get your own complete kitchen which has everything you need. There is a TV, your own private bathroom, a veranda, private parking and so much more.

Q) What things are there to do at Yallingup Forest Resort?

A) You won’t get bored at Yallingup Forest Resort for Leavers. There is plenty to keep you entertained. There is an onsite swimming pool, a tennis court, a jumbo-sized spring free trampoline, new Funky Monkey bars and very large and very nice BBQ facilities. You can also go for trail walks around the resort and chill out with the abundant birdlife, wildlife and wildflowers or even take a 4km bushwalk to Yallingup Beach.

If you like a good brew, then just walking distance is some fabulous neighbours who run the Bush Shack Brewery. The Bush Shack Brewery is a spectacular place to chill out, listen to a local band and sample some unique home-style brews.

If you are still stressed from the hectic school year then OM Day Spa is only walking distance and offers a wide range of massage, relaxation and beauty treatments and if you are an art lover, only 100 metres away is Red Cloud Art Space Gallery that features international contemporary artworks. If you prefer to just chill then you can just sit back and unwind while hanging with friends on the wrap-around decks. Either way, you are set for the best week of your life at Yallingup Forest Resort.

Q) What food places are close to Yallingup Forest Resort?

A) Yallingup Forest Resort is a premium Leavers accommodation provider close to the heart of the Leavers action and it is located only 5 minutes away from Dunsborough town centre. In Dunsborough town centre there are endless restaurants, take away stores, bakeries, supermarkets and pretty much anything else that you will need.

Q) How far is the beach from Yallingup Forest Resort?

A) The beach is a 5-minute drive or a 4km bush walk away and many Leavers frequently visit the beach for a swim or just to hang out.

Q) Is it safe to get from the Yallingup Forest Resort to the zone?

A) Yes, it is. We have onsite staff and reps that are there to look out for Leavers and the buses running to and from the zone are only a 10-minute walk away.

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

A) As there are so many activities and parties in the zone. We don’t have set activities at Yallingup Forest Resort for Leavers. However, there are other Leavers staying at Yallingup Forest Resort and you will become acquainted with one another so it will be impossible to get bored with so many new friends.

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 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 Leavers at Yallingup Forest Resort is awesome, is it?

A) Yes, Yallingup Forest Resort is rated as a premium Leavers accommodation. This is mainly due to the perfect location (5-minutes from the beach, 5 minutes from Dunsborough town centre and right near the zone). It also has 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 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!

As Dunsborough is such an epic Leavers experience, and spaces are limited, would you like to secure your space for Dunsborough Leavers now before it’s too late?

4 reviews for Dunsborough – Yallingup Forest Resort – 2020

  1. Kath

    The Staff is top notch , ensuring you will have an Awesome Leavers Week!

  2. Carson

    It has been a great Leavers Experience especially when the staff is very welcoming and has Great Hospitality. Good Job Sure Thing!

  3. Erin

    Hands down to Sure Thing! The best experience that we ever had.

  4. Jack

    Everything was perfect from the time we checked in. I could not be happier

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