Attractions and Activities for all ages
Manjimup offers attractions and activities for all ages. Exercise - or relax - in our beautiful Southern Forests; sample the amazing range of delicious produce which comes from this same fertile land, from award-winning wines to cherries, marron to truffles; marvel at the toughness and ingenuity of the pioneers who stamped their mark on this magnificent land.
Appadene Fine Furniture and Timber Flooring
P O Box 606, Manjimup
Phone 9772 4111, fax 9772 4122, mobile 0427 712 084
Colin Campbell is passionate about timber. Situated just 10 minutes from Manjimup, the 50 acre property houses Appadene's own mill, solar kilns, workshop and gallery. No matter what your needs, an Appadene quality piece can be yours. Choose from designs individually crafted and available for viewing in the gallery, or have a piece crafted to your specifications.
Cosy Creek Motocross
International Motocross and Moto Madness are a major winter attraction.
Historic mill precinct and, until 2011, a working jarrah sawmill.
Diamond Tree Lookout
At the top of this 51 m karri tree, situated about 10 km south of Manjimup, is the only wooden treetop tower in the world. It is still in use as an integral part of the fire management and spotting programme. Climbing of the tree is permitted. Barbecues and toilets are located nearby and an interpretive centre provides information on forest management and flora and fauna species inhabiting the area. The Jim Fox Adventure Trail is also located here, which is great fun for the young and the young at heart.
This is one of three climbable treetop fire lookouts located within the Southern Forests, along with the Tree Top Walk in the Valley of the Giants.
This historic building, built in 1896, was used both as a school and church by early settlers.
Seven Day Road, Manjimup, 6258
Phone 9771 2105
Set in picturesque farming and orchard country 7
kms from Manjimup, this historic pool
and grounds was first developed by Archimede
Fontanini in the early 1900s and was a
popular swimming and picnic place for 1,000s of
locals and tourists, this historic pool
and grounds have recently been upgraded and is a
lovely place to relax and enjoy a
barbq or picnic.
King Jarrah Tree
Located just a short 3km drive from town, this huge tree is around 600 years old. In 1910 it narrowly missed being cut down for fence posts and sleepers. The tree was blazed with a broad arrow to signify it was crown property. In 1921 the tree was officially set aside as a 'unique tree'. Its height is 47 metres and diameter 2.69 metres at chest height. There is a heritage trail (suitable for the disabled) and a picnic area with gas barbecues. A great wildflower show occurs in this area in spring.
Manjimup Golf Club
Manjimup. W.A. 6258.
Phone (08) 9771 1032
Fax (08) 9777 2397
Manjimup golf club is part of the Manjimup Country Club,
situated on the outskirts of
Manjimup in the heart of the south west of Western Australia.
This magnificent grass
golf course is 18 holes with manicured grass greens, and fully
Visitors are welcome. See web for more details.
Manjimup Timber and Heritage Park
A family-oriented park set on 10 hectares of natural bushland, with meandering pathways and open lawns, just a 6 minute stroll from the Visitor centre. Lots of shade, shelter, seating and barbecues.
Visit the State Timber Museum for an informative journey through the time of the timber industry and our rich local heritage. Includes The Bunnings Age of Steam Museum and The Historic Hamlet - see below.
100 Year Old Forest
Located 20 km from Manjimup. In 1865 the area was growing wheat but this was abandoned in 1867, leaving nature in charge. After a bushfire in 1875, karri seeds fell, germinated and the big trees came back without any human help.
One Tree Bridge and Glenoran Pool
This bridge was made from a single karri tree which was felled to cross the Donnelly River in 1904. Although replaced in 1966, most of the original bridge is displayed near the former site, surrounded by walk trails and picnic areas. Trout and marron fishing here in season.
Perup Nature's Guest House
Located 50 km east of Manjimup, the 50,000 hectare Perup Nature Reserve supports viable populations of at least 6 threatened mammal species. It is listed by the Australian Heritage Commission and used for community education courses, aimed at increasing awareness of forest and wildlife management issues. More information is available from Department of Conservation, phone 9771 7988.
Marks the site where the first Post Office in the district once stood.
Here you can piece together fragments of the past, whilst being moved by the poignant inscriptions.
The Bunnings Age of Steam Museum
This museum houses the history of steam in the bush and
features the massive Robey Engine that powered the Tone River Mill from the 1950s. The local blacksmith and woodturners are frequently at work in the park. Enquire at the Visitor Centre for details.
The Four Aces
These four majestic karri trees are around 230 years old and stand in Indian file a short distance from the road, about 1 km past One Tree Bridge on Graphite Road. This is a beautiful area which is well worth a visit. An informative display of karri forest evolution is located here.
The Historic Hamlet
Boasts a collection of original buildings with furnishings, artifacts and tools which evoke images of the simple, tough life that the district's pioneers ensured. Buildings include a one room school, doctor's surgery, police lock-up and settler's cottage. Vintage vehicles are on display. There plenty of things for children to do, with playgrounds, old trains and a climbable 18 metre lookout tower.
The Pemberton Tramway Co.
Railway Crescent, Pemberton, 6260
Phone 9776 1322, fax 9777 1634
These return services meander through towering Karri & Marri forest, over trestle bridges spanning rivers and streams, along one of Australia’s most majestic rail lines. Springtime, September & October, the forest is resplendent with wildflowers. As you admire the breathtaking view on the journey, your driver gives an informative commentary on the forest, railway line and history of the region. Trams stop at the Cascades and Warren River Bridge for you to alight and experience the feel of the forest.
Forest tram excursion to Warren Bridge departs daily 10.45 am and 2 pm. Day tour by tram to Northcliffe (5.5 hrs) departs 3rd Saturday each month 10.15 am, and other selected days. Steam train service to Eastbrook (1.75 hrs) and Lyall (3 hrs) operates from Easter to early November. See website for detailed timetables.
Slab 'n' Burl Hardwoods
Slabs and Burls
Sawn Packs, Stair Treads and Craft Packs.
Portable milling and slabbing.
Feature grade all air dried Jarrah, Marri,
Blackbutt and Karri.
Also featuring the Warren wood wizz surface and
sanding machine with a flat bed area of 6.1mx1.7m.
Contact Clint and Nikki Decke.
The Wine and Truffle Co.
Seven Day Rd, Manjimup
Phone 9777 2474, fax 9777 2820
The Wine & Truffle Co. is a producer of premium fine wines and the largest cultivator of the gourmet French black truffle in the southern hemisphere. Visitors are welcome to our scenic property, to enjoy lunch at our modern gourmet café, taste our award winning wines at the cellar door, learn about the gourmet delicacy and, if you like, purchase some of our wines, hazelnuts, truffle oils and other gourmet products. Coach tour bookings and, in season, truffle hunting, by appointment.
Open 7 days, incl Public Holidays, 10.00 am to 4.30 pm