" when you enter down the driveway it's like you've entered into another atmosphere where the everyday world can't reach you.... "




Donnelly Lakes,

a place for everyone



Pemberton and the Southern Forests region is a fantastic holiday getaway for the whole family!


Donnelly Lakes is the perfect place for your next escape. Nestled on the banks of the Donnelly river with 1.6 km of private river frontage to explore and sitting in the heart of of 100 acres of private forests surrounded by National parks. This is the ultimate in peace, privacy and secluded beauty.


Enjoy a glass of local wine at one of the local cellar doors, walk through the mist in early mornings and marvel at the towering forests, try some of the local produce on offer or just sit back with your favourite book and relax.

Take off on a mountain bike ride , Explore the local beaches, lakes and dunes. At the end of the day unwind in your own private outdoor heated spa over looking the lake..... magical!


For more information or to book, please contact us via email.




New experiences

on your doorstep


Your Southern Forests experience begins the moment you leave your chalet.


Explore  our 100 acres, including a stunning riverside trail that follows the Donnelly River!

Take a picnic and find a secluded glade by the river or lake. 

The Barlee Brook that runs onto the property is said to be one of the purest waters in Australia. We are passionate about preserving this natural environment for future generations whilst enhancing it's beauty for guests to enjoy.

We have been clearing some beautiful trails through the woods and lakes and also replanting natives.

The wildlife is incredible with mobs of Kangaroos roaming, wildflowers in Spring, waterfalls in winter, abundant bird life and a silence that is only broken by the sounds of nature. The perfect place to unplug from the world.

We have been clearing parts of the property to create som




spacious chalets



We cater for the discerning holidaymaker who wants more than just accommodation! Families, nature lovers, mountain bikers, hikers looking for a memorable experience will find our service and facilities ideal. Why not book a few chalets for a larger group gathering and enjoy the sharing space and gazebo BBQ setting  by the lake side.

Our cozy chalets are located on the edges of our 6 acre private lake. All chalets enjoy complete privacy and lovely lake views from private decks.

All the chalets are fully equipped for self catering with new Miele ovens and hobs. The woods are a beautiful setting for a picnic and picnic baskets are provided