The town of towering timbers, otherwise known as Pemberton, is a small forest town in Western Australia that captured our hearts.

Despite being a small town, there are some exciting things to do in Pemberton, and it proved to be a destination full of family fun and adventure.

Things to Do in Pemberton WA

There is plenty to do in the area: scenic drives, 4WD adventures, gourmet food and wine, trout fishing, hikes and just enjoying the fresh forest air.

Take a 4WD Tour of the Yeagarup Dune

The Yeagarup Sand Dunes are the largest land-locked mobile dune system in the southern hemisphere and a sight to stumble upon.

Take a Karri Forest Explorer Drive

The Karri Forest Explorer Drive is an 85km circuit that starts just outside of Pemberton and winds through some of the south-west’s most magnificent karri forest.

Visit Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Pemberton Mountain bike park is right near the Pemberton Pool in town. It’s a very short walk or bike ride from the Pemberton Caravan Park.

Take a Canoe Out on The Big Brook Dam

The locals favourite swimming hole to cool off in. The dam was built in 1986 to supplement the Pemberton town and Trout Hatchery water supply.

Go Wine Tasting at Hidden River Winery

Hidden River’s varieties include Chardonnay, Shiraz and Merlot. There is a small cellar door for tasting.

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