Year round, the stunning Southern Forest region of Western Australia’s south west is a great place to stay. The Southern Forest region encompasses the historic towns of Manjimup, Pemberton, Bridgetown, Nannup, and even Walpole to the south. The area really comes into its own during winter and spring. Cooler temperatures and rolling green hills make for a perfect farm stay getaway, with cosy fires and misty mornings. Whether you’re looking for a fun farm stay in Pemberton, a resort in the forest or caravan park in Manjimup, you’ll find it all here in our family friendly guide on the best accommodation and Farm Stays in the Southern Forests…
Southern Forest Farm Stays
Lucieville Farmstay, Bridgetown
Lucieville Farmstay is found just outside of the lovely country town of Bridgetown. The farmstay offers a variety of accommodation options and a range of farm activities including animal feeding, ute rides, escorted horse rides and damper making over a campfire. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Kirup Kabins Farm Stay, Kirup
Kirup Kabins offers both 4×2 bedroom and 2×3 bedroom self-contained chalets. Kids will love to feed the sheep, chickens, geese, cows and Ernie the emu each morning. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Pemberton Farm Chalets
Pemberton Farm Chalets is a wonderful place to take the kids for a long weekend. As well as many farm animals to meet, there’s a playground, swimming pool and an undercover play area with toys and pool, foosball, table tennis – perfect for older kids. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Pump Hill Farm Cottages, Pemberton
Pump Hill Farm Cottages is a wonderful setting for a memorable farm stay in the Southern Forests. Each morning a hayride takes children and parents to the field to feed the cows. And after meeting sheep, goats and ducks, children can go into the chicken house and collect a fresh egg for their breakfast. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Other Southern Forest Accommodation
RAC Karri Valley Resort
RAC Karri Valley Resort is an amazing place to stay at as a family! Not only does it overlook a stunning lake there are so many activities to do together – mini golf, archery, feeding farm animals, fishing, bush walking, canoeing and more. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Scarlet Woods Chalets, Pemberton
Treat the fam to something fancy, with a stay at a Scarlet Woods luxury chalet. Built high on the hillside, the accommodation captures panoramic views of the karri forests and valley. The private chalets each feature an outdoor jacuzzi – sure to be a big hit. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Fonty’s Pool Caravan Park
Fonty’s Pool Caravan Park is found on the outskirts of Manjimup amongst the beautiful Southern Forests. The holiday park offers chalets, lodges, caravan and camping options, with excellent facilities. Fonty’s iconic fresh spring water swimming pool is a great place for a dip too! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Coalmine Beach Holiday Park, Walpole
Coalmine Beach Holiday Park offers shady campsites, chalets and glamping tents, is found a short drive from Walpole. As well as a playground, there’s a well-equipped recreation room, with school holiday activities. When the weather permits there are outdoor movies under the stars. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Have we missed any of your favourite farm stays in the Southern Forests or great Manjimup and Pemberton accommodation spots? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!
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