With nine towns, over 25 national parks and more than 15,000 hectares of picturesque countryside, the Southern Forests and Valleys is filled with a huge variety of attractions within easy reach. The townships all brim with heritage sites, artistic, down-to-earth communities, easy access to spectacular nature and wonderful producers of epicurean treats.
Each town offers its own special appeal too. Head to Boyup Brook for fascinating museums and an authentic country town experience, or Nannup for its world-class mountain biking park and one of the prettiest townscapes in the South West.
The agricultural hub of Manjimup is where you’ll find some of the best fresh produce in the state and an amazing adventure playground. Bridgetown is full of arts, heritage and wonderful shopping boutiques, while nearby Balingup is a quirky township home to one of country’s most spectacular arboretums.
History buffs will love exploring the displays of mining heritage in Greenbushes, while pretty Pemberton offers exceptional food, award-winning wine producers and easy access to spectacular natural highlights. Meanwhile, the southern towns of Northcliffe and Walpole are within stone’s throw of beautiful, rugged coastline and tranquil inlets, plus some of the most ancient, pristine tracts of forest in the world.