Places to Find and Things to do in Manjimup

Manjimup is a stunning little country town in the south west of Western Australia. It is surrounded by gorgeous state forests and packed with destinations that you’ll love. To put it simply, it is a tourist’s dream!

Previously a timber town, this holiday destination has become very well known for its truffles, fresh Pink Lady Apples, and beautiful, dense forests. If you’re a lover of the outdoor lifestyle, this is the place you want to be. There is plenty to do and see in this natural, beautiful, and homely country town.

Now, let’s talk about things to do in Manjimup and some of the best Manjimup tourist attractions. Let’s go!


A Guide to Visiting Manjimup 

Manjimup Heritage Park

The lovely 12-hectare Manjimup Timber and Heritage Park is a hotspot in this region. Tourists from all over Australia flock here to enjoy the history and evolution. It has gorgeous museums, a large adventure playground, walk trails, and plenty of natural bushland for visitors to enjoy surrounding Manjimup.

Enjoy an electrifying experience at the Power Up Electricity Museum which shows the entire evolution of electricity. It follows the story from only the first light globe all the way up to solar energy. To get in, you will need to pay $14 for adults, $8 for children over four, and $30 for a family which includes 2 adults + 3 children, or 1 adult + 4 children.

You can also check out the awesome State Timber Museum which has plenty of history. It costs only $5 for adults, $2 for children, and $12 for families. At such a small cost, it is no shock that families flock here for a great experience. The Steam Museum is also here.

Manjimup Heritage Precinct

Kids especially absolutely adore the massive adventure playground. They can play all day on things such as a flying fox, a fort with slides, and a 17-metre-tall lookout tower that has a massive metal slide.

Manjimup Timber and Heritage Park

You may be inclined to wander through all of the glorious bushland to discover native flora and fauna.

If you visit in the period between August and November, you can enjoy a beautiful variety of wildflowers. Just beware of snakes in the warmer months.

Location: 151 Giblett St, Manjimup, 6258



Two Little Black Birds

Looking for a cute little café to visit on your journey? If so, Two Little Black Birds café is an excellent spot to sit back, relax, enjoy a cuppa, and eat a delicious meal. Situated right in the Woolworths complex, this spot has very quickly become a popular hangout.

The coffee is said to be incredible, and it comes in a variety of sizes for your ideal coffee hit. The atmosphere is awesome which is why many people spend the whole visit chatting and smiling. The menu is full of delicious food and features meals such as burgers, pancakes, eggs benny, and even smashed avocado on toast.

You can even take your pooch along for the trip as there are tables outside that are dog friendly. You can fuel up here before you spend a big day exploring.

Location: 93/101 Mottram St, Manjimup, 6258


Manjimup Farmers Market

The Manjimup Farmers Market allows all visitors to enjoy a paddock-to-plate experience means that you are actually supporting farmers as you are buying directly from them. A local group of farmers started this journey of passion as a way to showcase their selection of local, high-quality fresh produce from the region.

The markets are held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month as well as the Saturday that falls on long weekends. There is a lot of parking around to ensure that all visitors can spend more time shopping instead of seeking a parking spot. You can also enjoy the playground and skate park right next door if you’re travelling with kids.

Make sure you take an esky to ensure that your fresh goods survive the trip home. This farmers market is truly one of a kind in Australia.

Location: Mottram St, Manjimup, 6258

Blue Tiger Café 

Manjimup is very quickly becoming known for its excellent food. With high-quality produce, well-trained chefs, and the pristine surrounding environment, everyone must try the food here. Now, let’s talk about one of the most amazing cafes in the area, Blue Tiger Café!

This café is one of the best things to see when you head down this way. With a massive variety of excellent food, delicious coffee, and a great chai, you will love the whole experience here. You can enjoy great hospitality provided by the very friendly staff from the small country town.

If you tend to look after your health, this café is just the place you need. They offer plenty of nutritious and progressive food options for your health needs. The owner of the café, Lisa, is always looking for new ways to update and improve the menu to ensure that everyone who enters has something to suit their tastebuds.

Location: 31B Rose St, Manjimup, 6258

Blue Tiger Café

Tall Timbers

This restaurant can be found right at the heart of this country town. It is a pub-style restaurant with a warm feeling and great hospitality. Inside, you will find a warm and homely fireplace and plenty of cakes in the chiller cabinet.

If it’s a nice day, you are welcome to sit outside in the sun as the sun is one of the best things about this country town. The servings here are very well-sized, so make sure you ask for a doggy bag to take some home. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on the dessert options.

Tall Timbers is situated on the main road in town which allows visitors to eat and then go for a nice walk around the shops to work off your meal. You can also enjoy a nice beer brewed and batched on-site at Tall Timbers.

Location: 88 Giblett St, Manjimup, 6258

Fonty’s Pool

Fonty’s Pool is a destination that feels nostalgic. As soon as you enter the area, it will take you back to the days when you were just a kid on holiday. You will remember long, warm, summer days with fresh air and plenty of swimming.

Say goodbye to purpose-built, man-made, and boring. This place is all about getting back to nature. Fonty’s Pool is a beautiful place to stay that will make your life instantly simpler. This park is an absolute haven and has plenty of towering trees to keep you shaded and content.

You can enjoy spacious bays for either your caravan or tent so that you feel truly encapsulated in nature. This swimming pool right next to the park is a very famous landmark. You can have a swim, enjoy a picnic, bathe in the sun, or stay long enough to watch the looming sunset.

The lovely freshwater pool is open every day and costs $3 to enter. However, if you’re staying in the park, entry is included in your accommodation fee. You can also make life simpler for yourself and laze around in an inflated tractor tube on the water.

Location: 699 Seven Day Rd, Manjimup, 6258

Fontys Pool

Southern Roasting Co.

Want the full coffee shop experience? Right in the heart of this gorgeous country town, Southern Roasting Co. is a lovely little boutique café that has a beautiful aroma of fresh coffee. To make this place even cuter, they even roast their own beans!

It is situated right on the main street where you can enjoy a wonderful coffee and a filling snack. This hospitality here is simply unparalleled. The whole crew boasts kind, country-town hospitality and is always happy to have a chat with visitors.

The coffee is said to be some of the best in the southwest. It is smooth, creamy, and absolutely delicious. This cute little coffee shop also has a pay-it-forward scheme that they call “1 cup of kindness at a time’.

This allows you to purchase an extra coffee for them to donate to someone who is less fortunate. This community spirit is so uplifting and wholesome. Southern Roasting Co is one of the very popular Manjimup attractions.

Location: 94-96 Giblett St, Manjimup, 6258

Southern Roasting Co. Manjimup

The Lavender and Berry Farm

When you’re enjoying your time out in Manjimup. Consider heading on over to Pemberton. This gorgeous space is home to the famous Lavender and Berry Farm that people absolutely adore. This picturesque destination sits perfectly on the lake and is surrounded by scented lavender bushes.

You can choose to find a table inside the café itself or sit outside in the garden. Sit down and share a famous stack of gourmet “Pemby Pancakes” and a coffee with someone you love. You should also take the chance to try some lovely lavender ice cream!

Many people take the chance to say hi to all of the farm animals and browse the gift shop on their visit. The gift shop is full of lollies, jams, homemade preserves, soaps, and heaps of local products for you to buy. The menu has a large range of hot and cold drinks on offer.

Keep this place in mind when planning your holiday.

Location: 174 Browns Rd, Pemberton, 6260

The Lavender and Berry Farm

The King Jarrah Tree

The King Jarrah Tree is a popular tourist attraction that is situated just outside of the town centre. Said to be over 500 years old, this tree is roughly 45 metres in height and is 2.6 metres in diameter which makes it the largest of its kind in the area. There are plenty of picnic tables and BBQs to choose from and there are also convenient toilets on-site which makes it even more so worth the visit.

Take a stroll on the 600-metre walking track that loops around the historic tree. From August to November, make sure you look out for the wildflowers in bloom. The path is completely wheelchair accessible. It is certainly one of the highlights of visiting this country town.

If big trees are of interest, you should also check out Diamond Tree which is on a lot of lists of the top things to do in the area.

Location: Kingtree Road, Wellington National Park


Go Truffle Hunting at Truffle Hill

This country town is very much famous for producing roughly 93% of Australian truffle exports. That’s right! It even rivals France in terms of truffle production which is why truffles are said to be Manjimup’s golden child.

That is why this area is known as Australian Truffle Country. Check out Truffle Hill to join a truffle hunt in truffle season or enjoy a nice wine-tasting experience. You can find the best truffles and wine here.

Location: 490 Seven Day Rd, Manjimup, 6258


Visit Donnelly River Village

Take a huge step back in time when you visit this historic mill village. At Donnelly River Village, you can view emus and kangaroos in their natural habitat and explore 35 weatherboard workers’ cottages and vintage saw-milling machinery. It was actually built all the way back in the 1950s.

There is also a gorgeous natural heritage trail throughout the village for people to get back to nature. You should also keep an eye out for native flora and fauna, as well as thousands of stunning flowers in August and September. You will need a booking to visit this village and no pets are allowed so make sure you call ahead.

Location: Cnr Sears & Andrews Rds, 6258


Four Aces

Last, but certainly not least, we have Four Aces. This beautiful destination is where you can spot the famous Karri Trees that grow in a perfectly straight line in the Karri Forest. This is just further proofreading that the southern forests have plenty of things to enjoy. These trees are featured in just about every travel guide around Manjimup, Western Australia.

Just down from here is another one of the best places to visit, Glenoran Pool.

Location: Graphite Road 500m Beyond One Tree Bridge, Manjimup, 6258

Have you been to any of these places before? If so, tell us what you enjoyed most and if you think they are worth a visit!

If you want to learn more, simply head to the Manjimup Visitor Centre and the friendly team will help you out with other places to visit!


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