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Fancy a wedding amongst the tall Karri trees? Then have a Pemberton Wedding in the Southern Forests.

Pemberton is a beautiful town in the Southern Forests region of Western Australia and it really is a stunning place to have your wedding. It is surrounded by National Parks full of the majestic Karri, Marri and Jarrah trees, beautiful waterways and has many exquisite venue and vendor options for you to consider.

Forest Lodge Resort.

Forest lodge resort is managed by internationally award winning Celebrity Chef and Cook Book Author of the New Arabian Cuisine Book, Ingo Maass. With 28 years managing world renowned hotels and large operations, Ingo brings with him a wealth of expertise and knowledge to make your wedding day plans and catering options next level.

Forest Lodge Resort is a quiet, secluded and stunning property which is located conveniently on the edge of Pemberton township. Close to all local amenities, the Lodge is Tripadvisor's No 1 hotel stay in Pemberton. It is one of the most attractive settings in the district, with beautiful landscaped lawn & gardens ideal for an intimate garden ceremony with a Karri forest backdrop. The charming gazebo on the lake is a photographer's dream and consequently we are a popular venue for small weddings and other functions. The restaurant is only bookable for group/ function events for evening meals.

We offer a variety of accommodation, including Guest rooms, Studio Units and Self Contained Chalets to suit everyone from couples, families, corporate travellers to bus tours and Club getaways.

Breakfast at The Forest Lodge Resort overlooks the lake and is very popular with bird lovers and our local resident kangaroos that graze on the property most mornings and evenings. Each morning we feed the many birds that live around the gardens; Western Rosellas, Splendid Fairy Wrens, Yellow Ringneck Parrots, Firetail Finches to name a few.

Relax at Forest Lodge Resort; it's the perfect choice for a peaceful getaway.

We invite you to immerse yourself in a relaxing ambience where gracious service and comfort are our commitment to you.

Get more information on The Forest Lodge, Pemberton here

Fine Woodcraft Gallery, Pemberton

Off the beaten path, in the heart of town lies an exclusive hidden gem. The Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery has been an iconic art space for over 30 years. A custom built gallery with rammed earth walls, exposed beams and delicate woodwork features, set amongst the Karri trees, creates a truly unique venue.

Wander through the secret garden, between the trees, and say 'I do' in the most natural stunning setting with many local countryside spots within walking distance.

Hosting a variety of events, weddings and exhibitions over the years within the gardens and large interiors there is both space and seclusion. The Gallery, now an empty venue, along with a fully equipped commercial kitchen allowing for a complete customised day.

Get more information on The Fine Woodcraft Gallery, Pemberton here

RAC Karri Valley Resort

Set upon Lake Beedelup, our newly renovated Lakeside Restaurant offers not only spectacular views, but a tantalizing menu showcasing the regions internationally renowned seasonal produce such as truffle, trout, marron and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Seating up to 200 guests or 250 in a cocktail setting, The Lakeside Restaurant is the perfect venue for your special day. Our dedicated Restaurant Manager, Head Chef and Food an Beverage team pride themselves on providing the best local produce and wines, combined with professional and friendly service. With every wedding being unique we are more than happy to work with you on your desired menu and drinks package. Whether this be canapes, a sit down set menu or a buffet, we have a range of options at different price points available. Please contact us for further information. We look forward to planning your special day with you.

Get more information on RAC Karri Valley Resort here


Stonebarn is set on a 160 acre estate, set amongst lush forest, a truffiére, rivers and dams in the picturesque Southern Forests region, 15 minutes drive from Manjimup and Pemberton.

Paris-based Australian architect, Aviva F Shilman, designed the stone lodge to capture the essence of refinement and comfort. Its tranquil natural surroundings, forest trails and secluded bush bath make it a unique wedding venue in the South West WA, to celebrate and make memories with family and friends.

Stonebarn offers a unique wedding venue and accommodation for up to 16 people. We hire the entire venue to one party at a time only, ensuring complete exclusivity and privacy for an unforgettable wedding.

Your wedding, your way.

Get more information on Stonebarn here

Clover Cottage Retreat

At Clover Cottage we invite you to enjoy the celebrations over several days. Stay with us in our comfortable cottages, exchange your vows in the beautiful historic natural surroundings, then celebrate together in the Mudbrick Barn or in a marquee overlooking the lakes and river valley.

The superbly built and appointed limestone spa chalets look down onto the trout filled lake and the Warren River forest valley. The cosy wood fire and private spa make it the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Enjoy all the home comforts of a farmstay while taking in the theatre of the bush. Experience the beauty of the southern forests, take in the tastes of the local wineries or just relax. We invite you to come and visit to see for yourself!

Get more information on Clover Cottage Retreat here

Keep following Southern Forests & Valleys Weddings for more information and to book your venues, vendors or just get a little inspiration.

Living here in the region for over 10 years, I definitely can help with some local information and if not, can pop you in the right direction for someone that does.

Kim x

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