Things to Do
Discover world-class activities, magnificent old growth forests, and breathtaking surroundings in Pemberton.
Located 335km south of Perth, it offers easy access to Margaret River, Busselton, Walpole/Nornalup, and the Valley of the Giants within an hour and a half drive, and only two hours from Bunbury. Pemberton serves as an ideal central base to explore Western Australia's stunning southwest region.
Suggested 3 day Itinarary
Visit the Pemberton Visitor Centre.
Start your day by visiting the Pemberton Visitor Centre on the main street. Gather information about local attractions and events, including the Pemberton Museum. Take the time to explore the museum and learn about the fascinating history of the region. The Visitor Centre is open daily, except for Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Take a tram ride through the forest.
Embark on a captivating tram ride through the picturesque forest. Delight in the scenic route that winds through the old-growth forest, traversing charming wooden trestle bridges and historic railway tracks. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of nature during the approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes tram ride, as you make your way to the Cascades and back to town. Prepare to be enchanted by the stunning landscapes along the way.
Visit the Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree.
Experience a thrilling adventure by visiting the Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree. This towering karri tree stands at an impressive height of approximately 75 meters (246 feet). It is one of the world's tallest fire lookout trees. Embark on the challenging climb to the top, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding forest.
Visit local wineries
Indulge in the local wine scene by visiting esteemed wineries such as Hidden River, Silkwood Winery, and Mountford Wines. Sample Pemberton's famous wines and appreciate the craftsmanship behind them.
Pemberton Discovery Tours.
Join Pemberton Discovery Tours for an unforgettable experience. Explore shifting sand dunes, roaring oceans, flowing rivers, and towering Karri forests, discovering the natural beauty of Pemberton. Contact them at Tel. 08 9776 0484 for more information.
Walk or Ride the Rainbow Trail.
Take a leisurely walk or bike ride along the Rainbow Trail. Enjoy views of Lefroy Brook and make a stop at the Big Brook Arboretum, home to 32 different species of trees. The trail starts at the trout hatchery and promises a scenic adventure.
Picnic at Big Brook Dam.
Have a delightful picnic at Big Brook Dam, taking advantage of the available facilities such as wood BBQs, tables, and a swimming beach. Enjoy the serene surroundings and bring your own lunch to savor in this picturesque setting. Afterward, take a stroll along the paved walkway surrounding the dam.
Visit Warren National Park.
Explore the stunning Warren National Park, known for its accessible virgin Karri forest. Visit the remarkable 78-meter-high Bicentennial climbing tree, a testament to the park's natural wonders. Drive along the captivating Heartbreak Trail, considered one of the most spectacular forest drives in Western Australia. The park is located 11 km south of Pemberton.
Karri Forest Explorer Drive.
Embark on the Karri Forest Explorer Drive, an enchanting route through the forest. Inquire at the visitor office for directions and immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.
Visit Beedelup Falls.
Visit Beedelup Falls, located 21 km from Pemberton. Admire the cascading waterfalls dropping about 20 meters and take in the breathtaking views from the suspension bridge. Spend some time in this picturesque spot, appreciating the natural beauty of the area