The Truffle Kerfuffle will be a delicious event for any food lover. This annual event will be held in Manjimup, Western Australia and will be highlighting the best of regional wine and food. This festival is all about celebrating the many cultures that produce the foods and produce that are grown in the Southern Forests. The foods themselves are also a focal point of the event — especially the black truffle. The Australian Southern Forests produce more than 70 percent of the country’s truffle harvest, so this festival is very a fitting celebration.
About Truffle Kerfuffle
This tasty festival will take place at Fonty’s Pool located on Seven Day Road in Manjimup. Festival goers will experience truffles, roasted chestnuts, cheeses, wines, vegetables, fruits, maroons, and much, much more.
You’ll be able to enjoy food stalls with plenty of delicious offerings, truffle hunts, wine tastings, and live entertainment. Other great events during the festival will be cooking demonstrations, food discussions and, kids food classes, and more. All of these festivities conclude with a five-course Southern Forest Food Bowl Truffle dinner prepared by some of the area’s top chefs.
While your holiday will revolve around the Truffle Kerfuffle, there are plenty of other activities and attractions in the South Forest Region.
Explore Fonty’s Pool, the site of the Truffle Kerfuffle. This pond is located in pristine orchard and farming country. This pool was developed in the early 1900s by Archimede Fontanini and is known for its relaxing and enjoyable ambiance.
Discover the rich history of timber in Manjimup. For instance, visit Deanmill, a working jarrah sawmill located in the historic mill district. Check out the Diamond Tree Lookout, the only wooden treetop tower in the world. This 51-metre tall karri tree will let you climb up and view the expansive vistas.
Enjoy a stroll through the 100 Year Old Forest. This area was once a wheat growing area, which was abandoned in 1867. In 1875, the forest experienced a bushfire, after which karri seeds germinated and the huge trees returned to create this beautiful forest.
You can also take in some golf at the Manjimup Golf Club. This beautiful course features manicured greens and reticulated fairways for a true golf experience. How about a wonderful river cruise with Donnelly River Cruises? You’ll take a lovely ride from the karri to the coast, cruising through lush forest and wetlands to the limestone cliffs of the Southern Oceans.
Stay in Comfortable Accommodation
No matter what you choose to do in Manjimup, you’ll want to stay in a comfortable and spacious rental. You’ll find affordable accommodation that will allow you to enjoy the area. Imagine coming back after the day’s activities at the Truffle Kerfuffle and trying your hand at a delicacy made with ingredients from the festival. You’ll be able to do that with your accommodation that includes a fully equipped kitchen.
This area offers its visitors scenery and plenty to do. Combined with the festivities of the Truffle Kerfuffle, you have a holiday to remember.
*Banner Image from Tom O'Malley