Official Leavers Accommodation

Book Dunsborough Leavers Accommodation 2024 & 2025

$899  
Yallingup

Yallingup Luxury Chalets

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$775  
Busselton

Busselton River Resort

  • Central and scenic, with an epic Leavers vibe!
$799  
Dunsborough

Dunsborough Beach Lodge

  • Centrally located dorm accommodation in close proximity to the Leavers bus.
$1019  
Port Geographe

Leavers Holiday Home #1 - Spinnaker Blvd, Port Geographe

$100  
Dunsborough

Four Seasons Holiday Park

  • Leavers accommodation options for every taste and budget from Cabins to Campsites.
$640  
Busselton

Inn The Tuarts Guest Lodge

  • The perfect balance of relaxation and celebration at this tranquil property
$669  
Gracetown

Karriview Margaret River

  • Tranquil lodge minutes from the beach & driving distance to Dunsborough
$919  
Abbey

Leavers Holiday Home #20 - Geographe Bay Road, Abbey

 
Margaret River

Stay Margaret River

  • Awesome vibe over leavers at this affordable accommodation in Margaret River.
 
Busselton

Busselton Holiday Units

  • Self-contained apartments in the heart of Busselton.
$999  
Busselton

Discovery Parks Busselton

$999  
Geographe

Leavers Holiday Home #17 - Marine Terrace, Geographe

$1075  
Busselton

Bayview Geographe Resort

  • Epic Leavers resort with direct access to the beach and Leavers Zone bus route.
$1099  
Busselton

The Sebel Busselton

  • Popular leavers accommodation with great facilities and rooms to suit all groups
$680  
Busselton

Busselton Motel

  • Perfectly positioned Leavers accommodation at an unbeatable price.
$799  
Busselton

Busselton Villas & Glamping Village

  • Stay in a decked out villa or a funky glamping tent at this epic Leavers accommodation.
$1019  
Abbey

Leavers Holiday Home #4 - Dawson Avenue, Abbey

$1019  
Kealy

Leavers Holiday Home #2 - Gribble Circuit Kealy

$889  
Yallingup

Yallingup Lux

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Yallingup

Big Sky View House

  • Perfect Leavers accommodation for small groups.
$1075  
Busselton

Broadwater Resort

  • Beachside accommodation that’s perfect for any Leavers group size.
$1019  
West Busselton

Leavers Holiday Home #3 - Mill Road, West Busselton

FAQ

Why Students Should Book Dunsborough, Busselton or Margaret River for Leavers Week!

Leavers is the highly anticipated celebration that marks the end of secondary school for Western Australian students. It is a time for fun, unwinding, and creating memories with your fellow schoolies. Many school leavers flock to the picturesque coastal communities of Busselton, Dunsborough, and Margaret River, while others travel abroad to places like Bali and Thailand. Dunsborough and it’s nearby suburbs Busselton and Margaret River shines out among these exceptional locations as a perfect region for a memorable Leavers trip.

Dunsborough, a picturesque surf community, is where the magic of Leavers comes to life. Due to its close proximity to the Leavers Zone, Dunsborough becomes the focal point of the festivities and the destination of preference for school leavers from throughout Western Australia. As night falls, the Leavers Zone comes alive with as many as 8,000 students celebrating together, creating an unrivalled electric atmosphere.

The days in Dunsborough and the surrounding regions like Busselton and Margaret River are full with myriad opportunities to relax and unwind after your final exams. And not to mention the free Leavers bus connecting these suburbs during the Leavers week. Whether students choose sunbathing on pristine beaches or surfing world-famous waves, the region has everything. The region itself offers a variety of activities, ranging from boutique shopping to relaxing in hip cafés. Ensure that you secure your Leavers accommodation package well in advance, as they often sell out over a year ahead. Be sure to reserve your package through Tribe Travel, the official Leavers company.

  • About Leavers

    Leavers is the official celebration for students completing their secondary education.

    The celebrations take place in various destinations across Australia and for West Australian students, the preferred destinations are Dunsborough, Busselton, Yallingup, and Margaret River.

    During the official Dunsborough Leavers dates, the Southwest swells with thousands of school leavers flocking to the beachside towns for five epic days of sun, surf, nightly parties and good vibes with their mates. Over the last decade, it has become a rite of passage and a must-do event for all high-school graduates.

  • When is Leavers 2023?
    The official dates for Dunsborough Leavers 2023 is: Sunday, 19 November 2023 to Friday, 24 November 2023.
  • When is Leavers 2024?
    The official dates for Dunsborough Leavers 2024 is: Sunday, 17 November 2024 to Friday, 22 November 2024.
  • What is the Leavers Zone?
    Leavers Entertainment Zone is the official party hub for Leavers in Dunsborough. The event consists of DJ's, silent disco, carnival rides, chill out areas, food trucks and other amazing attractions. It is a drug, alcohol and smoke-free event with over 10,000 Leavers in attendance each year. The event is organised by the “Leavers Planning Committee”, consisting of West Australian Police Force, Department of Health, Department of Transport, The Red Frogs, St Johns Ambulance Services, and other partner organisations. With extensive safety and security procedures in place, Mum and Dad can relax knowing that you are partying in a safe, secure, and controlled Leavers environment. Please Note: The available entertainment options and attractions at the Leavers Zone may vary each year.
  • Where is the Leavers Zone?
    The Leavers Entertainment Zone is located on the Vasse-Yallingup Siding Rd. It is approximately 15-minutes drive from Dunsborough town centre and approximately 20-minutes drive from Busselton town centre.
  • When is the Leavers Zone?
    The Leavers Zone runs on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of Leavers week. The event and entertainment starts at 7PM and finishes at 1PM each night. (Please note: Dates and times may vary each year.)
  • When is the Leavers Beach Fest?
    Leavers Beach Fest (formally known as the Meelup Beach Party) is held on the Wednesday of Leavers week. (Please note: Dates and times for the event may vary each year.)
  • Where can I purchase a Leavers Zone or Beach Fest ticket?
    The Leavers Wristband serves as your access pass to the Leavers Entertainment Zone and the Leavers Bus. If you opt for the Four Day Leavers Wristband, it grants you entry to the Beach Fest (previously known as the Meelup Beach Party) as well. You will need to purchase your Leavers ticket online and then exchange it for your wristband upon arrival in Dunsborough and Busselton.
  • Where can I find my WA Student Number?

    Your WA Student Number is available via the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) website – Click Here

  • How much does the Leavers Zone wristband cost?
    The Leavers Zone wristband is priced at $110.00 for a four-day pass and $50.00 for a one-day pass. It's important to note that access to the Beach Fest is exclusively granted with the purchase of a four-day pass. Please keep in mind that prices may vary from year to year.
  • Where are the Leavers Wristband collection points?
    Leavers can collect their Leavers Zone wristbands from the below collection points during Leavers week.

    DUNSBOROUGH - Centennial Park, Dunsborough, 46 Geographe Bay Rd, Dunsborough WA 6281
    Sunday: 9am - 7pm
    Monday: 9am - 5pm
    Tuesday: 1pm - 4pm
    Wednesday: 1pm - 4pm
    Thursday: 1pm - 4pm

    BUSSELTON - Youth Community and Activities Building, 21 Foreshore Parade, Busselton WA 6280
    Sunday: 9am - 7pm
    Monday: 9am - 5pm

    Please Note: Your Leavers Accommodation Wristbands can only be collected upon check-in at your resort.
  • What is the difference between the Leavers Zone Wristband and the Leavers Accommodation Wristband?
    The Leavers Zone Wristband provides entry to the Entertainment Zone, the Leavers bus, and the Leavers Beach Fest. It must be purchased separately from the Leavers accommodation wristband. The Leavers Accommodation Wristband grants access to your resort and its amenities. You are required to wear this wristband throughout your stay for verification and security purposes. It is included as part of your Leavers package.
  • Leavers Zone Bus
    The official Leavers bus is a complementary service when purchasing your Leavers Zone wristband. The bus service runs in a circular route between Busselton, Dunsborough and Yallingup during Leavers week. The service stops running at 1am, so please ensure you plan ahead or expect to pay a motza for Ubers and Taxis. (Please note: The Leavers bus route and operational times may vary each year.)
  • Leavers Private Transport
    Leavers Private Transport packages are for guests who are staying in Leavers accommodation venues that are not on the official Leavers bus route. Due to the nature of Leavers, with more than 10,000 guests in attendance, Uber’s and Taxis are extremely limited. Therefore, we highly recommend Leavers Private Transport packages as a safe, cost-effective way to get to the Leavers Zone and Meelup Beach Day and back to your Leavers accommodation. To purchase your Leavers Private Transport package, please send us an enquiry via our Contact Us page.
  • Leavers Zone Bus Route Map
  • Can my parents or friends drop me off at The Zone or Beach Fest?
    To ensure the safety of all guests, private vehicles are not permitted near the Leavers Entertainment Zone or the Beach Fest. Your only means of access is via the official Leavers bus or Park & Ride Zones.
  • Can the bus stop near my Leavers accommodation?
    The official Leavers bus will only stop at designated stops between Busselton, Dunsborough and Yallingup. Leavers private transport options are usually a door to door service where access is permitted. Please contact us regarding the door to door services.
  • What type of ID do I need for Leavers WA?
    You will require the following ID types to purchase your Leavers Wristband:

    You will need to enter your WA Student Number

    You will need your photo ID to collect your wristband upon arrival – no ID, no wristband. 

  • Who can attend Leavers?
    Students that are of high-school graduating age. (i.e. Finishing year-12.) However, if you had left school or pursuing other types of education or work, you are still permitted to attend, provided it is on your graduating year (had you completed high-school).
  • Leavers information for Parents

    Click here for more information - Leavers parents information

  • How to get to Dunsborough

    Getting to Dunsborough from Perth is easy.

    Best transportation options are

    By Car
    By Train & Bus Combination
    By Bus

    1. Driving to Dunsborough
    Dunsborough is approximately 247 kilometres from the Perth CBD.
    It takes approximately 2-hours and 45minutes by car. (Non-stop, pending traffic conditions.)
    If you are catching an Uber or Taxi, it will cost approximately $350 each way.

    2. Train & Bus to Dunsborough
    The other option to Dunsborough is catching a train from Perth, then transferring to a bus in Bunbury.
    Train: Perth (Perth Station) to Bunbury Station – 2h 25m
    Bus: Bunbury Station to Dunsborough – 1h 10m

    3. Bus to Dunsborough
    You can catch a bus from East Perth Terminal, which takes you to Dunsborough.
    East Perth Terminal to Dunsborough (multiple stops) – 4h 15m

  • How to get to Margaret River

    Getting to Margaret River from Perth is easy!

    Best transportation options are
    By Car
    By Train & Bus Combination
    Bus

    1. Driving to Margaret River
    Margaret River is approximately 268 kilometres from Perth. It’s approximately a 3-hour (non-stop) journey by car pending traffic and road conditions.

    2. Train & Bus to Margaret River
    The other option to Margaret River is catching a Train from Perth, then transferring to a bus in Bunbury.
    Train: Perth (Perth Station) to Bunbury Station – 2h 25m
    Bus: Bunbury Station to Margaret River – 2h

    3. Bus to Margaret River
    You can catch a bus from East Perth Terminal, which takes you to Margaret River.
    East Perth Terminal to Margaret River (multiple stops) – 5h 5m


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