Surrounded by lush pastures and some of the most productive soils in Australia, Manjimup is fast becoming known as the Food Bowl of WA. A diverse range of high quality produce surrounded by a pristine environment makes Manjimup a must do on anyone’s culinary bucket list.
Named for the Noongar word “Manjin” (a broad leafed edible reed) and “Up” (meeting place), Manjimup is the main commercial centre for the Southern Forests region. It still maintains its country charm with its many Art Deco facades.
Central to the entire lower South West, Manjimup is an ideal base or stopover during your holiday. It has all your major needs covered, with shopping, gyms, medical and service needs available.
In town is the Timber and Heritage Park with its innovative, exciting kid’s playground and giant slide. The indoor aqua centre has great facilities and is thermally heated for all round use. A lush golf course is just on the edge of town.
Manjimup is the Centre of a thriving fruit and vegetable industry, being the proud birthplace to the delicious Pink Lady Apple and a brand new variety, Bravo. A little piece of Manjimup probably comes to your house every week, as much of the fruit and vegies you buy are grown in the area! Manjimup is one of the largest producers of Black Truffle (Tuber Melanosporum) in the world. A truffle hunt is a must do during the season.
Each year, Manjimup is home to some of the largest events in Western Australia, the Truffle Kerfuffle, Cherry Harmony Festival, Manjimup 15,000 and Targa West rally.
There are many natural attractions within a short drive from Manjimup, making them ideal for either day trips or to explore at your leisure.
Make sure Manjimup is on your South West destination list.
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