Outback Towns

Manjimup

The Town of Manjimup is a regional centre for the largest shire in the South West of Western Australia.

About Manjimup

Manjimup is just 307 km from Perth in the South West area of Western Australia and has a population of around 5,000. The Town of Manjimup is a regional centre for the largest shire in the South West of Western Australia.

Manjimup was first settled by timber cutter Thomas Muir, who took up land near the present town site in 1856 and was then later declared a town in 1910. It was traditionally a town whose economy was based around timber and dairy trade but today has grown into other industries such as fruit, vegetable and tourism.

80% of Manjimup is National Park where bushwalking fishing and fresh local produce are plentiful. Manjimup is also the birthplace of the popular Pink Lady apple.

The town’s logging heritage can be seen in The Manjimup Timber Park, it also houses museum, vintage machinery, historical hamlet, and a blacksmith’s forge.

Beautiful unique natural landmarks are some of the remarkable sites in the town that are a must see when staying or passing through, like Diamond Tree fire lookout and the One Tree Bridge.

Features

  • ATM
  • Fuel
  • Airport
  • Hospital
  • Medical Centre
  • Chemist
  • Dump Point
  • Groceries
  • Mechanical Repairs