Nannup is a place to relax and recharge, get close to nature, discover our heritage or have an adventure.

Distance from Perth: 265km ( 2 hours 54 minutes)

Known for: Flower festival. Forests. Blackwood River.

Situated on the banks of the Blackwood River and nestled in the Blackwood River Valley, Nannup has been perfectly preserved as a historic and character-filled timber town from the early 1900s. As a result, it was chosen as a film location in the 1970s-inspired surf movie Drift. Bullnose verandas, weatherboard shop fronts and colourful flower boxes all enhance the delightful appeal of the town and keep it in character, surrounded by trees it exudes peace and calm. A walk along Nannup’s main street will take you past tearooms and gift stores full of local wares. Nannup is a place to relax and recharge, get close to nature, discover our heritage or have an adventure.  A hub of productivity and creativity with farms producing award-winning food and wine and artisans making furniture, arts and crafts. You will be welcomed by passionate and friendly locals.

Landscape image of two ladies riding mountain bikes to show stories along the edge
Mountain biking, Nannup

Barrabup Pool

Surrounded by trees in the Cambray State Forest, you’ll find Barrabup Pool. The quiet swimming hole and campground is just a 10-minute drive from the Nannup town centre and the perfect spot to cool off when the temperatures soar. Launch yourself off the wooden platform and into the deep, cool water below, or take the less adrenaline-filled approach and ease yourself in via the stairs adjacent. Be sure to watch your step as the wet stairs can get very, very slippery. Once you’ve cooled down and dried off, pop on your hiking boots and tackle a section of the Old Timberline Rail Trail. It’s a 22km walking trail that follows the old tramway from the pool’s timber milling days. Post-hike, take another dip in Barrabup Pool before setting up camp in the shade of the towering natives and settling in for the night.

Tank 7

Take a drive out along the Brockman Highway from Nannup towards Bridgetown. Approximately 1.5 km from the junction with Warren Road you will see the Tank 7 Lookout sign pointing to a gravel road to your right. The views over Nannup and surrounds are truly spectacular!

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