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At Diamond Forest Cottages we offer our guests a relaxing and peaceful holiday with four 2 bedroom cottages that sleep up to 5 guests in each, all overlooking a picturesque valley. From your 2 bedroom western-red cedar cottage enjoy panoramic forest and rural views of our 50 acre property. Wake up to the call of the birds, and early risers can take the opportunity to photograph the mist rising from the dams below in winter.
At Diamond Forest Cottages we have a farmstay environment, at present that consists of aproximatley 100 animals in all that are friendly & love attention & food. Children can join us every morning to feed various animals dependant on the time of year or at your leisure you can feed the animals spare bread etc.
Other activities include fishing, canoeing & bushwalking. We do have a fully stocked dam just in front of your cottage, its just so relaxing to just sit beside the dam & watch the wildlife or listen to the frogs sing thier song.
Our property is adjacent to the lovely Diamond State Forest, giving you the opportunity to enjoy bush walking, bird watching or viewing the wildflowers in season, also being state forest it is available for a large number of activities such as dog walking or bike riding. Take the opportunity to climb the Diamond Tree Lookout.There is certainly no shortage of great things to do and see, both on our property and nearby.
Things to do locally
Diamond Forest Cottages are located in the Pemberton region and are central to most local attractions. We are situated only 12 minutes from Pemberton and 10 minutes from Manjimup. The region offers fine food, wineries, cafes, craft shops, galleries and a host of natural attractions.
We have listed for your information a range of activities available either on our property, or within a short drive - as you can see, there is certainly no shortage of things to do!
Explore our 50 acre property. Stroll through the gardens, meander through over 400 lavender plants or follow the trails through our own portion of Karri Forest.
Experience the Diamond State Forest, which is just across the road. There are plenty of walk trails to follow - walk to Diamond Tree (3km one way) or take a shorter walk through unspoilt Karri Forest.
Trout fishing is available on our lake or at nearby Big Brook Dam & the Warren River with a licence.
Enjoy watching our abundant bird life. Depending on the time of year you will see Blue Wrens, Parrots, Kookaburras, Variegated Wrens, Black Cockatoos, Scarlet Robins, Black Swans nesting on the neighbours dam, Ducks frolicking on our dam, plus lots more.
Donnelly River Cruises - Enjoy a relaxed cruise from the Karri to the Coast. Cruise along a 12km section of the Donnelly River thru a diverse ecosystem that is only accessible by boat.
Pemberton Tramway - travel on the tram or steam train through the magnificent Karri Forest.
Be dazzled by the wildlife display during spring.
Pemberton Timbermill Tours are available Monday to Thursday.
Spend the day and follow the Karri Forest Explorer Tourist Drive. Just follow the map, tune into the FM radio station and see some of Pemberton's best natural attractions.
Climb the fire look-out trees : The Diamond Tree lookout, The Gloucester Tree and The Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree.
Visit the local wineries: Black George, Chestnut Grove, Donnelly River, Fonty's Pool, Gloucester Ridge, Hidden River, Knights, Mountford, Peos Estate, Phillips Estate, Salitage, Silkwood, The Warren Vineyard, The Wine & Truffle Co. and Woodsmoke Estate are only minutes away.
Venture further south and enjoy a pleasant drive to the stunning Tree Top Walk in the Valley of the Giants, near Walpole.
Big Brook dam offers swimming, canoeing, fishing and walking trails, and also has picnic and barbeque facilities.
Visit the new Bird Observatory at Lake Muir Nature Reserve. An elevated boardwalk leads 120m out over natural vegetation, swamp and wetlands, to a large viewing platform where you are greeted by a panoramic view of Lake Muir.
Pemberton Discovery Tours - jump on an organised tour to see the Yeagarup Dunes, beaches, towering Karri trees or wildflowers. Or perhaps a Wine Tour to visit local wineries, meet local vignerons and experience local wines without the worry of driving.
Try the Fresh Local Produce at one of the many award winning cafes/restaurants or buy your supplies direct from a roadside stall or farm.
A must see: King Jarrah Tree, One Tree Bridge, The Four Aces, Glenoran Pool, Fonty's Pool, Cascades and Beedelup Falls.
Manjimup Timber Park, 10 hectares that includes The State Timber Museum, The Age of Steam Museum, Historic Hamlet and Blacksmiths Shop.
Take a scenic drive to Northcliffe, Windy Harbour, Salmon Beach and Mt Chudalup.
Explore a section of the Bibbulmun Track.
Experience 4WD driving in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park for beach fishing or access to the Yeagerup Dunes.
Gorgeous location, perfect for furry children and young persons alike :)0 people found this review to be helpful. 0 people found this review to not be helpful.
A fantastic and relaxing holiday for both adults and children. The cottages were comfortable and the location was excellent. So many activities to enjoy on the farm and in the surrounding areas. Our children loved getting up in the mornings to help feed the animals. Grace says hello to Hunny Bun the Rabbit! Would highly recommend.0 people found this review to be helpful. 0 people found this review to not be helpful.
The cottages were just gorgeous and very clean. Jenny and Mark went out of their way to make us all feel really welcome. There is so much to do on the property. Thanks a lot!!0 people found this review to be helpful. 0 people found this review to not be helpful.
My partner and I had a wonderful 4 day stay at the Diamond Forest Cottages. The accomodation was very comfortable and the location is fantastic, so close to Manjimup and Pemberton. We visited Walpole and the Tree-Top Walk and did some lovely scenic drives through the national parks. We also had some lovely walks around the property visiting all the animals and had a go at fishing in the dam.0 people found this review to be helpful. 0 people found this review to not be helpful.
Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking
- Animal feeding daily
- Canoeing on the dam
- Clothes dryer
- Compliementary movie "hire"
- Cooking Facilities
- Cuddly animal petting pen
- DVD player
- Fishing on the dam
- Free WiFi
- Games Room with air hockey & foosball
- High chair
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Pets allowed
- Rumpus room
- Towels Supplied
- Video Games
- Washing Machine
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 15 beds and can sleep a maximum 19 people.
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