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Pemberton Discovery Tours Arkana on the Yeagarup Dunes
Fabulous family memories
Forest discovery
Operating all weather
Families love this trip

Experience the thrill of Western Australia's largest inland dune system at Yeagarup Dunes, alongside exploring towering Karri trees, wild oceans, and an endless beach - creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Our friendly guide will take you on a journey of discovery, allowing you to sit back, relax, and soak in the breathtaking scenery.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure - Book now!


Do you require Accommodation?

We can package this tour with our WA Wilderness camping accommodation options. Ask us more

Or ask our friends at the Pemberton Visitors Centre will be love to help!

Tours depart at 9am or 2pm depending on availability (usually one time)


Tours usually depart with a minimum of 4 passengers and maximum of 19 in 2 vehicles (larger groups available on request)

Tours include lunch or afternoon tea, National Park Entry Fees and GST.

Prices current to March 2025

(Increase on the 31/3/24)

Please note: We do prefer our clients contacting us direct via email phone 08 9776 0484 or whatsapp /wechat / sms to +61427133335 as we may have availability that has not been updated and also prefer to get to know you a little before we take you out!


We will redirect you to our booking page to finalise and confirm your booking. 

A WOW Moment

We signed up for the tour, not knowing what we were really in for.


We left the tour feeling wowed by the experience :)


The drive through the forest was amazing as it exposed us to the diverse flora and fauna growing in there.


Then, the first highlight was the sand dunes - lovely sight and the kids had great fun sliding down the sand.


The next highlight was the breathtaking beach. The lapping waves against the sandy shores was spectacular.


We enjoyed the simple picnic lunch of sandwiches at the end of the tour.


The tour would not be possible without the wonderful guide Graeme; extremely knowledgeable, friendly and approachable.

Our kids ages 2 - 11 really enjoyed the tour. Well done Pemberton Discovery Tours.

Wayne NSW


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Welcome to the ultimate Southern Forest wilderness adventure – the Beach & Forest Eco Adventure! Join us and explore the hidden treasures of Western Australia's Southwest region on our Advanced Ecotourism Certified tour.

No matter the season, every day is perfect for discovering the stunning beauty of the forest, dunes, and beach on our tour. Our experienced guides will take you through four unique terrains, each with their own seasonal highlights and unforgettable experiences.

Get ready to witness the awe-inspiring Yeagarup Dunes, the largest inland dune system in the Southern Hemisphere, as they shift and move, unearthing fossilised trees and swallowing up forests. The old growth Karri forest and secret forest trails are a nature lover's dream, while birdwatchers will delight in the variety of birdlife on display both in the forest and along the coastline.


One of the highlights of the tour is 4WD driving along the endless beaches, an experience that leaves many guests breathless. You'll also get to witness the wild Southern Ocean, which never fails to impress with its changing colors and birdlife. At different times of the year, the Warren River cuts through its banks, adding another layer of wonder to your journey.


We promise photographic opportunities around every corner, so don't forget your camera! And to ensure your comfort and safety, our vehicles are well-maintained and equipped with everything you need for a memorable adventure.


Join us today and let us take you on a journey of discovery through the magical Southern Forest wilderness. Book now and experience the Beach & Forest Eco Adventure – a tour that TripAdvisor reviewers consistently rate as impressive and unforgettable.

Click here for a detailed itinerary..

* What is Advanced Ecotourism Certification?.

Detailed Itinerary

(For those of you that want to know EVERYTHING without the reality of doing it, we have written the story below - however we find it really hard to describe... so please read our trip advisor or facebook reviews - the people who write those are our actual clients and have written from the heart.)

Depart Pemberton at 9am or 2pm daily and commence an interpretive journey to the Warren National Park with explanations about the farmland vistas viewable from the comfort of your seat. Explore the Warren National Park; discover the old growth giant Karri forest amongst seemingly impenetrable bush trails.

You will experience a diversity of wildlife from Kangaroo's, snakes, emus and forest Red Tailed Black Cockatoo and other bird life unique to this pristine area. River valleys to towering Karri forest, down to the dense coastal forests, Graeme or Colin will reveal tales of Aboriginal history, early pioneering settlers and even show some of their early horse drawn trails in the security and comfort of our 4WD.

On entering the D'Entrecasteaux National Park we stop and give your time to stretch your legs on the banks of Dead man’s Lake and learn about its history. Make use of the facilities available and take a glimpse at the start of the largest landlocked sand dune system in the Southern Hemisphere.

We traverse the sandy tracks to the giant wall of sand looming above you; it is inevitable, the dunes will swallow the forest. Together we will ascend these dunes and experience the wonder of the Yeagarup sand dune system.


Driving through this pristine dune area, Graeme will stop so you can take in those memorable picture post card views and experience the desire to leave behind footsteps in the sands that will be smoothed away by winds direct from the Great Southern Ocean only a breath away.


For the young and young at heart, "Sand Angels" are a must! Help record the movement of the dunes, through a series of photo locations mapped out with the support of the local Department for Parks and Wildlife (DEC/DPaWs).

On the South side of the dunes, travel through coastal heath with ancient flora with its beautiful mass of wildflowers in season (Sept - Nov). On reaching the Great Southern Ocean you may wish to have a dip in the river mouth, or simply go for a short stroll. The mouth of the Warren River opens and closes, depending on the amazing powerful force of the water flow.

The endangered Hooded Plover and Fairy Tern nests can be seen in these areas. Data is collected during the year on the tours in an effort to further understand these birds. Your help is greatly appreciated.

On returning to the Lake enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the peaceful and natural bush setting before your return to civilisation at around 1pm or 6pm.

Graeme and Toni Dearle started Pemberton Discovery Tours in January 2000 and have successfully built up a quality tour guaranteeing a means of access for thousands of people to otherwise inaccessible coastline and the spectacular Yeagarup Dune System.


Their other tour products include the Pemberton Wine Tour, Surf Fishing Safari's, Tag along tours as well as a Bibbulmun Track Drop Off service to local points on the track.

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