What's on in Manjimup
Manjimup is a timber and tourist town in the South West Region of Western Australia, located about 310 km south Perth. The major tourist appeal of Manjimup is the enclosing native forests, fauna and many attractions associated with the timber industry. Some of these attractions include a challenging tree tower which visitors can climb, a wonderful set of karri trees known as the Four Aces, a unique bridge which was built from a huge single karri tree, a wonderful timber museum, and many local timber sawmills. Major events in Manjimup include the Cherry Harmony Festival, the world-famous Motocross 15000, the J B Ipsen Memorial Golf Tournament, Kristofferson Cup Golf Tournament, Back to Fonty`s Log Chop and Bath Tub Derby, Warren Agricultural Show, Manjimup Truffle Affaire, The Truffle Kerfuffle.
More than 80 % of the local shire consists of National Park, Nature Reserves and Forestry. Close to town you can climb to the top of the Diamond Tree Lookout Tower, visit and be amazed the King Jarrah, and see the stunning Four Aces set of large trees. There are also many water-based attractions in the area including the Donnelly River, the historic Fonty`s Pool and the Glenoran Pool. Heritage Park Complex is popular with visitors and includes the State Timber Museum. Also included is the historical Hamlet, which contains many relocated buildings from within the Shire, a blacksmith`s forge, the steam museum, gas barbecue facilities, childrens playground and a craft and coffee shop. Local attractions include: # Tree Towers # Manjimup Timber Park # The Four Aces # King Jarrah Heritage Trail
# One Tree Bridge. Entertainment venues in the area include the # Manjimup Hotel # Scotts Tavern, Bridgetown # Boyup Brook Hotel # Quinninup Tavern. Further away are all the amusements and recreational attractions of the South West including the South West Wine region centred on Margaret River.
What's to See and Do - Attractions, Activities