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The Heart of Busy Blue Bus Tours

Get to The Heart of Busy Blue Bus Tours

We’re moving!   Jan 2020 we’ll be at Shop 1, 96 Stirling Tce in Albany where we’ll be open for business every day . Get to know our products and people.  Find The Heart of Busy Blue Bus Tours

At The Heart we’re keen to meet people face-to-face as they are deciding how to explore The Amazing South Coast.  Whether you’re a local or a visitor ‘we’ll show you more’ of this amazing region!

Let us help you, your family, friends, and guests plan to visit icons like The Gap, The Granite Skywalk, Albany’s Historic Whaling Station on half day tours leaving morning and afternoon every day.  We can also guide guests to some of the best food and wine experiences in Denmark and Mt Barker.  Our full day tours are inclusive of tastings and lunch. Give us a challenge to customise one of our tours just for your group!

The Heart will also showcase the products of our supplier partners.  Events are planned Jan-Apr and you are welcome to join us as we celebrate our tourism partnerships.  Visit our website or Social Media pages, watch for our vehicle, grab a coffee and come in and see us!

Albany 2019: Busy Blue Bus, 2019 (Image by Sabine Albers)

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Southern Art & Craft Trail Tour 4th Oct 2019

The 2019 Southern Art and Craft Trail Tour will travel to Walpole in 2019.

A full day excursion travelling through the towering forest characteristic of the region, to four Walpole studios, exhibiting the works of over ten artists with the opportunity to meet with artists at each venue.  Morning coffee opportunity at Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk. Lunch included in Walpole. Relax and enjoy the ride; let someone else do the driving and navigating.

 

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Denmark WA Food & Wine Trail

Wine & food tasting Denmark

Denmark offers award winning cool climate wine, quality hand crafted beer and some of the freshest produce in the state.  Embark on the Denmark WA Food & Wine Trail to experience the authentic flavours of the region within the Great Southern and on the Amazing South Coast.

The gentle summer temperatures and higher rainfall in the Denmark produce slow ripening grapes that create some of the finest Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.  Sample a range of local wines, distinctive in their cool climate characteristics.

Enjoy seasonal, locally sourced ingredients in menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner at restaurants offering distinctive diversity.  Indulge in freshly made gelato, handmade chocolate, coffee, lovingly finished cake and crafted beer.

Visit Mrs Jones Café, Rockcliffe Winery, Singlefile Wines, The Lake House Denmark, Pawprint Chocolate and Boston Brewing Co and Willoughby Park.  Get there on board a Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters Hop on Hop off bus service operating on long weekends in Jan and March 2018.

On your journey along the trail, absorb the breathtaking views of the tall-timbered forest, forming corridors of light and shadow.  Drink in the views of the ocean and inlet and let the hustle of your busy life fade away.  Discover Denmark and taste the experience.

Get on the trail and let us do the driving! Departures for the Hop on Hop off bus service are Sat and Sun 31st March and 1st April 2018 from Mrs Jones Café. Your $45 ticket is valid all day. Book now at  https://busybluebus.rezdy.com/220583/denmark-food-wine-trail-hop-on-hop-off-bus-service

Contact
Maryanne Marsh

Tour Manager

tour.manager@busybluebus.com.au

Busy Blue Bus
Phone:  9842 2133
Email:  info@busybluebus.com.au

www.busybluebus.com.au

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Find food & wine trails on the Amazing South Coast

Food & wine on the Amazing South Coast is extraordinary; find these on trails that lead you to the best! The cool climate, high rainfall and slow-ripening processes create a unique environment for the production of exceptional and characteristics flavours.  These flavours are expressed in sought after and highly awarded wines and local produce from the Mt Barker, Denmark and Frankland regions.

To experience these exquisite tastes, you need to know where to find them!  Let technology help!  Load up the TrailsWA app on your mobile device and locate the nearest trails with the swipe of the screen.

TrailsWA homepage

TrailsWA homepage

Search the region before you arrive or just click to find trails near you once your’e settled into your accommodation.

TrailsWA search by region

TrailsWA search by region

TrailsWA search the Amazing South Coast map

TrailsWA search the Amazing South Coast

Click on the pin where you want to explore and see the list of trails to choose from.

TrailsWA Food & Wine Trails list

TrailsWA Food & Wine Trails

Our recommendations on the Amazing South Coast are the Denmark Food & Wine Trail, the Mt Barker Wine & Food Trail and the Albany Picnic Provisions Trail.  If you don’t want to drive, check out the following options on the Busy Blue Bus website www.busybluebus.com.au and we’ll take you there and ‘we’ll show you more!

  • Denmark Food & Wine Trail, Hop on Hop off bus service
  • Mt Barker Grape Escape, full day tour
  • Tastes of the Great Southern, full day tour

Add food & wine to your adventure on the Amazing South Coast.  Visit our website to select a tour that suits at www.busybluebus.com   

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Charter Busy Blue Bus transport services

A first for Busy Blue Bus, we began discussions to film a television commercial for the Seven Network this year to promote our charter transport services. In June we contracted the fabulous Green man Media Productions based here in Albany to produce this for us.

A first for Busy Blue Bus, we began discussions to film a television commercial for the Seven Network this year to promote our charter transport services.  In June we contracted the fabulous Green man Media Productions based here in Albany to produce this for us.

The concept behind our 15 second commercial was to showcase our charter hire services for community groups and events.  Each person exiting from our Yutong bus represents a social group we work with regularly: School Groups, Special Events, Corporate Groups, Festivals, Arts Groups and  Sports Teams.  With a view to highlight our versatility for carrying difference group sizes and equipment on our vehicles.

With the idea confirmed we needed local people to star in our advert.  A call out on our Facebook page for some local personalities lead to us filling a number of these spots, with a special thanks to Lincolns Accountants, Passmore Cycles and Bob’s Bikes for loaning us their staff members for the morning of the filming.

Filming took place at Eyre Park on Thursday 8th June and took less than an hour to complete.  Following a quick briefing to everyone involved a few takes were filmed.  The commercial was filmed as one continuous take to limit the amount of editing required.

Busy Blue Bus TV Commercial

Filming action at Eyre Park for Busy Blue Bus TV commercial

Busy Blue Bus filming

Ready for filming Busy Blue Bus TV commercial at Eyre Park Albany

The above images are from the filming process of our commercial.  We had a lot of fun, learnt a lot and had a beautiful sunny morning out of the office.

Our commercial aired on channel seven on Sunday 16th July during the coverage of the Fremantle Dockers and West Coast Eagles football game.  Over a 12 week schedule our commercial will appear across the Seven Network along the South Coast of WA 220 times!  If you are yet to catch our commercial on your television have a look at the video below.

 

 

 

 

 

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