The national parks of the Southern Forests and Valleys are home to many unmissable attractions for the visitor, from sky-high bushfire-lookout trees that can be climbed, to cascading waterfalls, ancient forests and bizarre land formations. Be sure to incorporate as many as you can to get a feel for the biodiversity, age and magnitude of this region.  

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    We’re soaring to all new heights among the giants of the South West on our expertly designed ziplines and high …

    Aerial Adventure Pemberton

    Burma Rd, Pemberton WA 6260
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    Barrabup Pool is a lovely natural pool. On a hot summer day, it’s the ideal spot to take in the scenery or go for a swim.

    Barrabup Pool

    Barrabup pool, Barrabup WA
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    Beedelup Falls soothing water flow adorns the enchanting world of giant stands of karri, as well as smaller pockets of jarrah and marri trees.

    Beedelup Falls

    Beedelup Falls, Beedelup National Park, Beedelup WA
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    Big Brook Dam is one of the attractions on the Karri Forest Explorer Drive and a great place for a family outing.

    Big Brook Dam

    Big Brook Dam Foreshore & Picnic Area, Channybearup WA
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    Marvel at the size of this enormous old karri tree

    Big Karri

    Big Brook State Forest, Channybearup WA
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    Black Point is a massive outcrop of hexagonal basalt columns formed 135 million years ago by volcanic lava flow.

    Black Point

    Black Point, Black Point Road, Lake Jasper WA
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    Launch your canoe or kayak here for a leisurely paddle on the Warren River.

    Blackbutt

    Maidan Bush Trail, Yeagarup WA 6260
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    Broke Inlet is a large, shallow estuary which is seasonally open to the Southern Ocean.

    Broke Inlet

    Broke Inlet, Broke WA
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    A delightful picnic area, lookout, river pool and campground in the forest at the confluence of Chapman Brook and the Blackwood River.

    Chapman Pool/Warner Glen

    Chapman Pool, Warner Glen WA
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    A delightful place to enjoy the forest and breathe in the fresh air.

    Circular Pool

    Circular Pool, Pool Road, North Walpole WA
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    Popular picnic spot on the shores of Nornalup Inlet, and a great place to launch a small boat, canoe or kayak to explore the marine park’s waters.

    Coalmine Beach

    Coalmine Beach, Walpole WA
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    From the lookout over Conspicuous Cliff, take in the powerful beauty of the southern coastline.

    Conspicuous Cliff

    Conspicuous Cliff, Nornalup WA
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    Spoiled for choice of beaches to discover along this park’s 130km coastline. Backed by limestone cliffs, large dunes and pounded by waves from the mighty Southern Ocean, these beaches are only accessible by four-wheel drive but are well worth the visit.

    D’Entrecasteaux Beaches

    D'Entrecasteaux National Park, D'Entrecasteaux Drive, Windy Harbour WA
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    Test your nerve and climb 65m up this enormous karri tree and into the forest canopy.

    Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree

    Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, Yeagarup WA
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    Denmark Dinosaur World has a world class permanent exhibition of Dinosaur Skeletons including the only T-Rex in Australia. The Denmark …

    Denmark Dinosaur World

    51 Bandit Road, Bow Bridge WA
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    The Diamond Tree is now permanently CLOSED for climbing. However you can go for a walk and enjoy a picnic here.

    Diamond Tree

    Diamond Tree, South Western Highway, Middlesex WA
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    Launch a private vessel or join a chartered tour to make your way downstream to the mouth of the Donnelly River.

    Donnelly Boat Landing

    Donnelly River Boat Ramp, Boat Landing Road, Yeagarup WA
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    Spend a few hours, or a few days, exploring the waters of the Deep River at Fernhook Falls.

    Fernhook Falls

    Fernhook Falls, Beardmore Road, North Walpole WA
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    Make sure you visit the ‘Heart of the Wood’ where you can learn how the oak, cedar of Lebanon, ash and laurel have changed the course of history.

    Foresters Wood

    Glenoran WA
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    View the four massive karri trees growing in a perfectly straight line. This is the perfect place to enjoy the sights and sounds of the karri forest. Sit quietly and you may be lucky enough to see some of the forest inhabitants such as a splendid fairy-wren, scarlet robin or maybe even a quokka.

    Four Aces

    Glenoran WA 6258
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    Deep in the heart of outstandingly beautiful tingle and karri forest, the Giant Tingle Tree is the site of a huge fire-hollowed red tingle tree.

    Giant Tingle Tree

    Giant Tingle Tree, Hilltop Road, Walpole WA
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    Part of the Karri Forest Explorer. There is a shelter with information about the fight to keep the Giblett area from being logged.

    Giblett

    Stoney Crossing Road, Beedelup
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    Glenoran Pool is just downstream of One Tree Bridge. The Donnelly River opens into a wide, shallow pool perfect for a spot of fishing, swimming or relaxing. It was once the local swimming pool for the group settlement of Glenoran.

    Glenoran Pool

    Glenoran Pool, Glenoran WA
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    EXPLORE PARKS PARK ALERT The Gloucester Tree within Gloucester National Park is closed for climbing until further notice due to …

    Gloucester Tree

    Gloucester Tree, Burma Road, Pemberton WA
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    Visit the mysterious Goblin Swamp while staying at Carey Brook.

    Goblin Swamp – Carey Brook

    Carey Brook - Snottygobble Loop, Yeagarup WA
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    Branch out and visit an incredible display of trees from all around the world.

    Golden Valley Tree Park

    Golden Valley Tree Park, Old Padbury Road, Balingup WA
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    The roaring rapids of the Heartbreak Crossing make an excellent backdrop for your picnic.

    Heartbreak Crossing

    Heartbreak Trail, Heart Break Trail, Yeagarup WA 6260
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    Hilltop offers spectacular views over the Southern Ocean and Nornalup Inlet, Saddle Island and Goose Island.

    Hilltop Lookout

    Hilltop Lookout, Hilltop Road, Walpole WA
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    Boating, fishing, picnicking….a peaceful spot to enjoy the inlet.

    Irwin Inlet

    Irwin Inlet, Bow Bridge WA
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    A picnic spot on the banks of the Irwin Inlet near Peaceful Bay.

    Irwin Inlet Picnic Area

    Bow Bridge WA 6333
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    Picnic spot and an area to launch small boats, great for fishing and kayaking.

    Isle Road

    Isle Road, Broke WA
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    Views over pristine waterways, and great for a picnic on your travels.

    John Rate Lookout

    John Rate Lookout, Broke WA
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    A bird hide and boardwalk enable you to wander through the wetlands fringing this biodiversity hotspot.

    Lake Muir Observatory

    Lake Muir Observatory, Muir Highway, Mordalup WA
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    A pretty stop for a picnic. You can also launch a canoe, go for a walk along the river or just sit and watch the river flow by..

    Maiden Bush

    Heartbreak Trail, Heart Break Trail, Yeagarup WA 6260
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    Named after the Norwegian barque Mandalay, wrecked there in 1911, Mandalay Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Walpole area.

    Mandalay Beach

    Mandalay Beach, Western Australia
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    This huge misshapen karri tree is named after the English artist who painted it in 1880. Her painting hangs in the Marianne North Gallery at the Kew Botanic Gardens in London.

    Marianne North Tree

    Old Vasse Road, Yeagarup WA 6260
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    Quiet as a Monastery here

    Monastery Landing

    Monastery Landing, Monastery Road, Walpole WA
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    A great place to stop for a picnic and a short bush walk when travelling between Walpole and Manjimup.

    Mount Burnett

    Mount Burnett Picnic Area, North Walpole WA
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    Enjoy the 360 degree views of the surrounding forest, heathlands, coast and the magnificent Yeagarup Dunes from the top of this granite monadnock

    Mount Chudalup

    Mount Chudalup, Windy Harbour WA
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    ‘Enjoy a picnic under the tall karri and tingle trees and take a walk to the summit of Mount Clare which has stunning views of the Southern Ocean and Walpole Wilderness.

    Mount Clare

    Mount Clare, Tinglewood Road, Broke WA
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    You can see unrestricted views of the Walpole Wilderness from the Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout, which is high above the forest floor.

    Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout

    Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout, Mount Frankland Road, North Walpole WA
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    Historic old bridge constructed from one single log.

    One Tree Bridge

    One Tree Bridge, Graphite Road, Glenoran WA
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    Pemberton Discovery Tours; an iconic tour for a iconic town.

    Pemberton Discovery Tours

    Pemberton WA
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    All aboard at the Pemberton Railway Station for these return services which meander through towering Karri and Marri over trestle …

    Pemberton Tramway

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    Experience the best of the south-west’s wild, windswept coast at Point D’Entrecasteaux from several cliff top lookout platforms

    Point D’Entrecasteaux

    Point d’Entrecasteaux, D’Entrecasteaux Drive, Windy Harbour WA
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    You can wander among stands of marri trees, have a picnic or enjoy the wildflowers in Spring. Listen to the sounds of the forest, breathe in the clean air, and be still… it is good for you!

    Pure Marri

    Beedelup Road, Beedelup WA 6260
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    An historic gazebo at the end of a jetty is a well known landmark at this popular fishing spot and boat launching site, adjacent to a privately operated caravan park. An historic gazebo at the end of a jetty is a well known landmark at this popular fishing spot and boat launching site, adjacent to…

    Rest Point

    Rest Point Road, Broke WA 6398
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    ‘An historic sawpit which demonstrates how timber was sawn in the area from the 1860s.

    Rest Point Saw Pit

    Rest Point Road, Walpole WA 6398
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