Pemberton is located in the South West region of WA approximately 323 km south of Perth and 125 km east of Augusta. A drive from Perth will take approximately three hours and 45 minutes. TransWA operates daily bus services from Perth to Pemberton which take approximately 5 hours. Pemberton’s central location makes it a great base to explore the South West, with Margaret River and Busselton less than two hours away.

Pemberton is a bustling timber town surrounded by rolling hills, wineries and forests of huge karri, jarrah and marri trees. Its natural beauty makes this town an ideal place to live for those who love nature and the outdoors, or those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city.

Residents love Pemberton for its tight-knit community feel and peaceful lifestyle. It’s a wonderful place to raise a family with great schools, safe neighbourhoods and plenty of recreational activities for the whole family.

Outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming and kayaking are easily accessible.  Why not take the family for a climb up the world’s tallest fire lookout tree – the famous Gloucester Tree, standing at 61 metres – roughly the same height as the Sydney Opera House. Or for the more adventurous, maybe the Bibbulmun Track will be more enticing – one of the world’s best long-distance walking trails. Stretching nearly 1,000 kilometres from Kalamunda in Perth, it passes through Pemberton and finishes in Albany.

There are plenty more ways to explore the natural beauty of Pemberton with some excellent campsites in the area including Big Brook and Warren River. You could also stop for a spot of canoeing or trout fishing from the riverbank. There are also four-wheel drive tours to the white-sand mountains of Yeagarup Dunes to enjoy.

For shopping options, you’ll have access to IGA and the Pemberton General Store in the heart of Pemberton which stocks a range of groceries, snacks, beverages and souvenirs. The town also has a post office, medical centre, hardware store and specialty shops. For larger purchases, Manjimup is only a 25-kilometre drive and offers plenty of shopping with larger department stores. If you’re looking for good dining options, Pemberton has lots of great cafes, wineries and restaurants lining the local streets.

There are two schools in Pemberton; St Joseph’s School for private primary education and Pemberton District High School. For tertiary education, the closest would be the TAFE campus in Manjimup.

The population of Pemberton is estimated to be 974. Of the families in Pemberton 49.7% were couple families without children, 33.2% were couple families with children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Annual growth of the suburb is sitting at 36.5%. Based on settled sales as of 24 March 2023, the median land price in the suburb is $95,000 (

As of 24 March 2023, there are 3 land lots available in Pemberton (

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