Pemberton "Come for the trees, stay for the experience"
Picturesque Pemberton is the clean green jewel in Australia's South West, surrounded by towering Karri forests, waterfalls, rivers and lakes located 327 km south of Perth.
Memorable experiences in the Southern Forests Region include the famous Gloucester and Bicentennial fire lookout trees, the cascading Beedelup Falls, Big Brook Dam, National Parks and Yeagarup Sand Dunes provide rich experiences and adventure options. With the world renowned Munda Biddi Cycling Trail and the Bibbulmun Walking Track, bush walking, mountain biking, swimming, canoeing,4WD tours and family activities make this region an attractive affordable holiday destination.
For the connoisseur, the Pemberton Wine Region is recognised world wide for the popular Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Reisling and Pinot Noir wines. Enjoy some of the 80 varieties of fruit and vegetables, fresh produce, truffles, marron and locally produced products with family and friends in the Southern Forest Food Region.
The stunning Pemberton street Artscape lit up every evening embraces the Main Street. Local galleries are located in town and out in the Karri forest in cafés, wineries or specialist galleries. The galleries display furniture, art and craft, exhibitions of photography and paintings.
Unearthed Pemberton presents a series of open gates, open studios and events under three categories:
Food & Wine
Art & Heritage
The mission of the Festival is to open up the region by encouraging the visitor off the beaten track to meet the locals at their labours. The Southern Forest region while often visited hides much of its treasures behind the farm gate, the artists studio and local secrets. We aim to open and share these to give the visitor a real taste of life in the region. The Festival is a showcase of the regions premier food and wine producers, culinary professionals, art, heritage and of course natural beauty.
Double Header Mountain Bike Event 1 - 2 April 2017 Pemberton.
The weekend of April 1-2 2017 is the double header mountain bike event being conducted at the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park.
Saturday will see the Perth Mountain Bike Club in partnership with the Pemberton VC conducting the Cross Country Olympics mountain bike event. The race will feature some special sections of a number of trails catering for a male and female riders of all ages. Sponsored by Shimano and the Shire of Manjimup. Entry to the event.
Sunday West Australian Gravity Enduro (WAGE) in partnership with the Pemberton VC will be conducting the Gravity Enduro event. The gravity enduro will feature four different courses in the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park. Sponsored by Chain Reaction and the Shire of Manjimup. Entry to the event.
Karri Valley Triathlon 18 - 19 March 2017
Held at the picturesque Karri Valley Resort near Pemberton, the Karri Valley Triathlon showcases the beauty of WA’s Southwest, while providing triathletes with a unique racing experience.
Stadium Triathlon Club, in association with Karri Valley Resort, has hosted the Karri Valley Triathlon annually since 2003. The event will be held next on the weekend of 18-19 March 2017.
After swimming in the clean, fresh waters of Lake Beedelup you will be challenged by the undulating bike course under the canopy of the Karri Forest, and soak up the majestic views and natural charm of the Karri Valley Resort and surrounds during the road/trail run.