Pemberton and National Parks
November 5 at 8:00 am - November 8 at 5:00 pm
Monica and David, our friendly hosts invite you to stay 3x Nights on Pemberley Farm for just $99/person. This includes wine tasting, marron, and the tasting of local, fresh produce, a trek around the farm, and use of their BBQ adjacent to their homestead. Click on our video links to view a short videos on Pemberley Farm and one of our recent Pemberton camping trips.
NEW customers will at times be joining experienced, independent campers who love using their off-road camper trailers and caravans. We are a happy bunch of campers willing to share our experiences and stories around the campsite, especially during “Happy Hour” at sunset. Discuss the pros and cons of your camper, caravan, 4WD and /or camping gear.
On most occasions we will be joined by a very well known local identity Mark Hudson and very dear friend, to explain in detail the flora and fauna found in the area.
Please be aware that the roads near Pemberton are unsealed and with some narrow tracks. And it is important that you check that your vehicle insurance covers you for travelling off-road, on non gazetted roads.
It is essential to bring a walkie-talkie or CB for directions whilst driving, a shower tent, esky or fridge and portable toilet. Take a rain jacket and some warm clothing as weather conditions can change unexpectedly. Speak to Dave about your camping equipment needs for this camping trip.
Our Itinerary –
Thursday– We will be departing from outside my shop in Balcatta 8am, making a toilet stop at Donnybrook along the way. We will reach our campsite approx 12.30pm to set up and have lunch and meet our Hosts Monica and David. For those who want to stretch their legs and breath in the fresh air, lets go for a one hour trek and find out what makes Pemberley Farm one of the most successful farms/winery’s in the region. Then off to explore Warren River National Park. Trek along the banks of the Warren River or go for a swim. Checkout the view from Warren Lookout of this spectaular forrest. Happy Hour on sunset at our Pemberley Farm Campsite.
Friday – Morning coffee at Fair Weather Dairy at the Pemberton Pool, before a majestic 1 kilometre walk to the famous Gloucester Tree, a fire lookout tree overlooking the Karri forest. The adventurous, fit ones amongst us can climb this amazing 53m high Tree. Time to have lunch at Pemberley Farm and taste some great wines. Purchase a bottle or two to take back to our campsite and share with your fellow campers.
Saturday – Off to explore DÉntrecasteaux National Park and experience Four Wheel Driving on Yeagarup Sand Dunes in the morning, Jarrah Jacks for lunch and afterwards swim and/or a walk around Big Brook Dam returning to our campsite via the Karri Forest Drive checking out Beedelup Falls.
Sunday – Depart 9.30am from Pemberley Farm. Coffee at Southern Roasting, Manjimup or Barking Cow Café at Bridgetown on the way home.
NOTE: Fellow campers, you DO NOT need to return to Perth with the Convoy/Group if wanting to Explore further this Exciting, Picturesque Area of the South West of WA. Discuss with David your Itinerary or plans to explore more of the local Attractions as listed below :-
- World renowned food and wines in the many scenic wineries surrounding Pemberton
- Lake Jasper in the D’Entrecasteaux national park is the largest natural freshwater lake in Western Australia and covers an area of about 450 hectares. It is unique because it has no in or out tributaries and is 10 meters deep and accessible only by 4WD.
- A little further west is Black Point, in the far northwestern part of the D’Entrecasteaux National Park between Augusta and Windy Harbour. The black Basalt columns were formed about 135 million years ago.
- The Cascades are a series of low falls in the Lefroy brook. The road has been sealed and is accessible from the historic Tram, which departs from Pemberton twice daily.