Travel Blogs from Pemberton, Australia

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Big tree country, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Big tree country

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... We took the scenic drive though Augusta which winds along the coast. The beaches in the area are simply beautiful.   From Augusta to Pemberton the trees get bigger and bigger till you get to a point where they are so tall you can't see the tops of ...

Tall Trees, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Tall Trees

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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Exploring SW Australia has been great; except for the areas where only four-wheel drives can get in, it's been wonderful to go where we want when we want. Driving on the left has been fairly easy to get used to (though Martin's been doing all the ...

Pemberton to Walpole, Pemberton to Walpole, Australia travel blog

Pemberton to Walpole

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... 193 - Sat 6th November Surrounded by the forest, it's no surprise that southwest WA contains a large number of woodworkers. Pemberton has a great gallery featuring many of the regions furniture makers. It was fine quality and we spent an hour touching, ...

Graham's Pemberton Adventure, Pemberton, WA, Australia travel blog

Graham's Pemberton Adventure

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... a hard life! The weather was probably just like back home - cold and wet. Even scraped frost off the car a couple of times. Pemberton is a very small place, 1 street, with not much on it apart from a pub. The hostel was made of wood which meant that ...

Pemberton, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Pemberton

A travel blog entry by pauleddy

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Onwards to Pemberton where we arrived late afternoon to see the famous Gloucester Tree. This was originally one of several fire lookout towers! Steel pegs are hammered into the tree to form a spiral staircase. You are allowed to climb this at your own ...

Animal Farm, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Animal Farm

A travel blog entry by mmtk

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... with Humpback Whales, Bottle-nose Dolphins and Fur Seals in Geographe Bay. We will miss Dunsborough. Next we drove down to Pemberton, a small village surrounded by forests. In this serene area we have rented a small farm cottage with a excellent view ...

Rain rain go away..., Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Rain rain go away...

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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... 7 days. In our few days of walking we managed to tick off 74km of the 1,000km track on the Donnelly River - Pemberton sections of the track; walking through karri forests, alongside swelling bracken rivers and dams, into villages for coffee and cake - ...

Gloucester Tree!!!, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Gloucester Tree!!!

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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The weather was fine today (patchy rain) so Stu made the 'mad' decision that he would climb the Gloucester Tree! visit: http://www.calm.wa.gov.au/national_parks/previous_parks_month/gloucester.html This bad boy (the tree, not Stuart!) is 60m tall - ...

Fun times on the sand dunes!, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Fun times on the sand dunes!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Western Australia and the BIG TREE., Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Western Australia and the BIG TREE.

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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... staying with her. She collected us from the airport as well. When we got back to her place, she said 'Hey I'm driving down to Pemberton to climb a tree with Karo (a young German couchsurfer). You can join us if you like. It's 300km away.' So as I had ...

A Night in the Forest, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

A Night in the Forest

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

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Gloucester Tree, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Gloucester Tree

A travel blog entry by westy23

Not too much too report from Pemperton only that we managed to climb a 62 ft tree just with the aid of metal spikes sticking out the side of the tree! Good fun although I slightly respect my own life too much to do it ...

Southern Forests: Feeling a bit like at home, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Southern Forests: Feeling a bit like at home

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... was interesting for me to see almost no reference to any Aboriginal culture and history in the southern part of Western Australia, but to see everywhere monuments and sights celebrating the colonization and victory of the Europeans. At times I felt like ...

Climbing Trees, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Climbing Trees

A travel blog entry by jenkins

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... guts and the photo's from the top explain what a climb it was! Walpole We had planned to make it to Albany after Pemberton but some pretty bumpy road and an early sunset meant we drove into Wallpole in the dead of night glad to see some ...

Karri Forest, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Karri Forest

A travel blog entry by dettebern

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We travelled around Pemberton and saw the Karri trees 85m ...

The Capsicum Bandits - Part II, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

The Capsicum Bandits - Part II

A travel blog entry by gflacke

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... and for the marvelous map, which Tanya filed under “Ice-cream-man-map” in our alphabetically organized southwestern Australia map collection. Next on the “beautiful beach tour” was Waterfall beach, which didn’t appear to ...

TO THE LAND UP OVER FROM THE LAND DOWN UNDER, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

TO THE LAND UP OVER FROM THE LAND DOWN UNDER

A travel blog entry by asiantravelbugs

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... , Mangimup, Beedelup. Love the names! Up means water in aboriginal.. Some other names of places here in Australia are ... Burrumbuttock, Boomahnoomoonah, Wooloomaloo, Mullumbimby, Jiggalong and Tittybong! The symphony of sounds heard in the bush are ...

The Southwest, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

The Southwest

A travel blog entry by gypsy4now

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Lots of giant trees, beautiful forests and stunning ...

Pemerberton and the scary trees, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Pemerberton and the scary trees

A travel blog entry by jm_littledevil

... to the shore. We didn't see any though. We went down to the rocks to watch the waves come in. Next we drove to Pemberton. Pemberton is a town in the southern forests. They have some huge trees. We climbed one of the trees called the Gloucester Tree. ...

Organised Tour Number #1, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Organised Tour Number #1

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... to the nights accommodation for the night instead! Our accommodation for the night is a farm-stay in the small town of Pemberton. A chalet with limited facilities apart from a BBQ (Which are everywhere for public use in Australia!) but we all chipped in ...

Margaret River to Pemberton, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Margaret River to Pemberton

A travel blog entry by seetheworld

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... odd metres on just metal rods stuck into the side of the tree! After climbing one of the trees, we managed to watch Australia win a Soccer World Cup qualifier game which means they are through! Watch out England! We also left our cable that connects ...

Even taller Trees, Pemberton/Albany, Australia travel blog

Even taller Trees

A travel blog entry by jm_littledevil

Our first trip of the day was a drive along the Heartbreak trail. It was a very pretty drive through the forests and to a river but the big event of the day was to come. Today we climbed an even taller tree!. I don't know what I was thinking but I just ...

Leeuwin, Pemberton, Australië travel blog

Leeuwin

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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... rit door de outback waar (bijna) alle bekende Australische diersoorten de weg over kwamen zetten, zijn we gestopt in het plaatsje Pemberton. Hier staan een aantal van de hoogste bomen ter wereld, de Karri eucalyptus bomen. Morgen is het plan hier nog ...

Tree Climbing!, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Tree Climbing!

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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Headed to Pemberton and stopped at the Bicentennial Tree, a 75m high Karri tree that was converted, along with 4 other trees in the area, to fire spotting stations, their height allowing the spotters to view vast areas of the forest and pinpoint ...

Pemberton, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Pemberton

A travel blog entry by bigsiandbertos

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... road inland towards Pemberton and the Tall Timber Country with its famous 'Climb if you dare' Gloucester Tree. One of Australia's greener territories Pemberton contains some of the tallest and widest trees I've ever met. Originally used as a look-out ...

Just another night, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Just another night

A travel blog entry by jessen

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... beaches we've been to I never would have thought our favorite place yet would be an hours drive inland. SUMMERS CARAVAN PARK REPORT: Pemberton Caravan Park 9/10 Within an hour of being here I had a bird eating seed off my head. There was a fantastic bike ...

Head in the clouds, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Head in the clouds

A travel blog entry by paulleck1975

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... at the Amity which was the first ship to arrive in Western Oz and then went on to the Whale Museum. This is all about Australia's proud history of killing whales. Ok, so maybe not proud, but it's the whaling station which has been left pretty much as ...

South West Loop: Day 10, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

South West Loop: Day 10

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... tingle tree of them all! Shall I wait awhile while you contain your excitement?    Anyway, it was onwards to Pemberton and a Minimal Fee Site (read: Free If The Ranger Doesn't Catch You Site) at Big Brook Arbetorum with drop toilets (it's ...

Back to our roots, Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Back to our roots

A travel blog entry by hywel

... in the middle of a busy city very attractive, have now decided I equaly couldnt live in the middle of no-where. PEMBERTON HIGHSTREET Shacked up in the van for the night... ...and after the usual highly amusing half hour show from Jack ...

Pemberton - Tallest Trees., Pemberton, Australia travel blog

Pemberton - Tallest Trees.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We then headed back to Manjimup and Jan-Marie accompanied us down to Pemberton. Pemberton is famous for its forestry lookout trees, with the creme de creme being the Gloucester Tree. The Gloucester Tree is a 60 meter high giant Karri tree and is one of 8 ...

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