Revisiting Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Passing through Pemberton in the southern forests of Western Australia, we couldn’t resist visiting the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park again for a ride on the mountain bikes. We begin with a warm up in the dirt jump section adjacent the car park. Earlier in the year I was a bit hesitant with the jumps but a couple of months practice at the Goat Farm back in Perth and I’m comfortable with ...

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Pemberton Family Stories, Western Australia

Dad recently handed me a book called Pemberton Family Stories containing a collection of stories from a number families settling in the Pemberton and Northcliffe area. I really enjoyed the read and wanted to share it on the blog. However, I didn’t wish to write a book review and risk losing the authenticity and not to mention the character of the words spoken from the families. I knew for copyright purposes I ...

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Nature activities galore in Pemberton!

Pemberton is located in the greater southern area of Western Australia’s south west. It’s a steady drive of around 4 hours from Perth and the highlight becomes the winding drive though some beautiful small country towns along the South West Highway. I couldn't really tell you my favourite town because they are all worth stopping in at and I wrote a post about it here. The further south from Perth city we venture, ...

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Day out in Pemberton and surrounds

Discovering destinations closer to home in Western Australia we spent a weekend in Pemberton and Northcliffe. The South West is a beautiful and peaceful area of Western Australia. Pemberton and Northcliffe are southern forest towns surrounded by some fantastic natural scenery of karri and marri trees, falls and creeks, rolling green hills and expansive protected national parks. It is the destination to go for long forest walks, wine tastings and ...

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4WD, bacon for breakfast and misty mornings

Earlier in May we spent a few days away from the city in the peaceful country towns of Pemberton and Northcliffe, part one of our winter trip can be viewed here. Our accommodation for the weekend was located in a South West national forest and the nearest cafe and pub was at least a 30 minute drive away. We bought down our food supplies and cooked up a delicious 'carb' heavy ...

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