The Southern Forests & Valleys region is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Located in the heart of Australia’s South West, the region stretches from Balingup to Walpole, Nannup to Boyup Brook and encompasses Bridgetown, Pemberton, Greenbushes, Manjimup and Northcliffe.

The Southern Forests & Valleys region is undiscovered. We have unique nature and amazing adventure, we have an abundance of art, heritage and culture and we are the food bowl of the South West.

Our region is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes and charming small towns.

Our region is a world away from the everyday.

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There is something for every type of explorer on this 3-day adventure filled trip to the Southern Forests & Valleys. From bush walks and mountain biking, to forest adventures, tree climbing and jumping into fresh water swimming holes.

3 Day Adventure Nature Escape

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The Southern Forests & Valleys region is known for its diverse flora, including native wildflowers that bloom during the spring …

Discover Wildflowers

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Take the inland route south this winter and you’ll find so much more than just tall timbers to soothe the …

Touring the Blackwood River: Nannup, Balingup and Bridgetown

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Your trip Northcliffe and Windy Harbour are perfect destinations for adventure-seeking couples looking to get away from it all.  The …

4 Days in Northcliffe & Windy Harbour

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Despite the sky-high price tag, there’s nothing snobby about WA’s truffle growing sector. We find out more about this mysterious …

Unearthing WA Truffles

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Nannup | Pemberton | Northcliffe | Walpole | Manjimup | Bridgetown | Greenbushes | Balingup An 8-day itinerary in the Southern Forests …

8 days in the Southern Forests & Valleys

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If you’re visiting Bridgetown, you’ll want to make sure you sample some of the delicious food and drink that the …

Eat & Drink in Bridgetown

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Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Western Australia, Pemberton is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. With its serene waterways, lush forests, and stunning vistas, this charming region offers an abundance of kayaking opportunities. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a novice looking to explore, Pemberton boasts an array of kayaking trails that…

Paddle Enthusiasts’ Paradise: Discovering the Best Kayaking Trails around Pemberton

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Trail Adventures

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This trail takes you through the heart of Tingle and Karri environment where you will discover a vast array of …

A Taste Of The Valley Of The Giants Drive Trail

Type
Distance57km
DifficultyEasy
TimeHalf a day
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Pack your bird field guide and head for these falls in Beedelup National Park. The 4.5 km moderately hard Beedelup …

Beedelup Falls Walk Trail

Type
Distance4.5km loop
DifficultyModerate
Time1 - 3 hours
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One of the most spectacular sites at D’Entrecasteaux is Black Point, a massive outcrop of hexagonal basalt columns formed 135 …

Black Point 4WD Trail

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DistanceVarious
DifficultyVarious
TimeVarious
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The Boyup Brook Sculpture Stalk Trail invites you to wander through the streets of Boyup Brook and embark on a …

Boyup Brook Sculpture Stalk Trail

Type
DistanceVarious
DifficultyEasy
Time1-3 hours
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The Cliff Top Walk is a 2.6 kilometre return trail in D’Entrecasteaux National Park. This walk offers tremendous views over …

Cliff Top Walk Trail, D’Entrecasteaux National Park

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Distance2.6km
DifficultyEasy
TimeUnder 1 hour
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The Summit Trail to the top of Mount Frankland takes you to the Towerman’s Lookout where there are remarkable views …

Mount Frankland Summit Trail

Type
Distance1.2km loop
DifficultyDifficult
Time1-3 hours
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Nannup Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park

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DistanceVarious
DifficultyVarious
TimeVarious
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The Timberline Loop is a fantastic route that utilises both old logging roads and the Sidings Rail Trail that make …

Timberline Walk & Cycle Loop

Type
Distance34km
DifficultyEasy
TimeVarious
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The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda in the Perth …

The Bibbulmun Track

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Distance1000km
DifficultyModerate
TimeMultiple days
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Winding bush drives, lush orchards, quaint towns, tall jarrah and marri forests and spectacular scenery are just some of the …

Blackwood River Tourist Drive

Type
Distance113km
DifficultyEasy
TimeMultiple days
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🎄✨ Experience the Magic of Christmas in the Southern Forests & Valleys! 🌲✨Get ready to immerse yourself in the festive spirit as our region comes alive with enchanting Christmas events!🎅🤶 From heartwarming carol services to twinkling night markets, there's something for everyone to enjoy.Make sure you don't miss any of these magical moment by following the website link in our bio for a complete guide to all the Christmas events in the Southern Forests & Valleys region. 🗺️✨Let's make this holiday season one to remember! 🎊🌟#SouthernForestsandValleys #FestiveMagic #Christmas #CommunityJoy
☀️ Hello Summer! ☀️
Embrace the warmth and beauty of the Southern Forests and Valleys region on this first day of summer!
Let the sun-filled adventures, outdoor explorations, and festive season begin! 🌳🌺
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Trails Tuesday I Discover the Blackwood River 🛶Renowned as one of Western Australia’s top canoeing destinations, the Blackwood River showcases the stunning scenery of the South West.Navigate through farmland, pine plantations, national parks and regenerated Jarrah forests, with convenient public access points like Wrights Bridge, Maidment Bridge, and Revelly Bridge.📍 Blackwood River
🛶 Trail Type: Paddle
📏 Distance: Various
📈: Difficulty: ModerateDon't forget the lovely picnic spots along the Blackwood, offering the whole family a chance to unwind amidst nature's wonders.Are you ready to embark on a Blackwood River adventure this summer?#southernforestsandvalleys #wevemadespaceforyou #aworldawayfromtheeveryday #paddle #blackwoodriver #nature #paddletrail #blackwoodriverpaddletrail