Checkin: 9am-9pm Friday 22nd June at Fonty's Pool Reception, 699 Seven Day Road, Manjimup 6258
Checkout: 10am Monday 26th June
You will receive your festival village wristbands and welcome gift on check-in.
Fonty’s Pool stays include the maximum number of guests stated on your ticket festival website
Bond deposit on arrival.
LOCATION: Festival Village, Fonty's Pool, 699 Seven Day Road, Manjimup, Western Australia
OVERNIGHT STAYS AT FONTY'S POOL INCLUDES ALL WEEKEND ACCESS
VENUE: Fonty's Pool is a Chalet, Caravan and Campground. The pool itself holds 18 million litres of water and was officially opened in 1925 and has been a gathering point for the community ever since. Learn more.
TRANSPORT: Be in the Festival Village or at the dining events in moments. All walking distance.
PARKING: ACROD parking area available.
WEATHER: If it rains, there are plenty of undercover areas but be prepared for the weather as there are interior and exterior parts to the venue. We do have plenty of undercover areas. We suggest sensible shoes, you're heading to the country after all!
ACCESSIBILITY: Please contact Fonty's Pool for information.
No car traffic permitted in/out of the site between 8am and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. You will need to move your car to the main carpark once you are settled in.
Checkin after 8am Saturday is only available for chalets, cabins the lodge and tents. Park in the main carpark and walk in. Request access from gate security, not the festival entry. Any problems, call Fonty’s Pool on +61 8 97712105.
Plan your visit:
Book add on experiences in advance:
Dining Events: Feast and Fire Opening Night (Friday dinner), A Winter’s Night (Saturday dinner), Hunter’s Breakfast (Saturday and Sunday). All events are seated long table dining events and include both food and wine.
Truffle Hunts: Australian Truffle Traders, Oak Valley and David Coomer's Truffle Hunt
Chef’s Cabin Series: Intimate food, wine and masterclass experience with guest chefs from around the world including Australian Legend: Mark Best, London’s Best: Marianne Lumb and Michelin Moments: Bruno Loubet.
Wine Shed: The most down to earth of wine tastings with sommelier Rachael Niall. Sessions include: Pinot Rising, Best of the Region (reds), Best of the Region (whites) and A Good Match, Rachael’s savvy take on food and wine matching.
The Festival Village is open 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday. There is plenty to keep you entertained all weekend, we recommend travelling home Monday to ensure you make the most of everything on offer. Keep an eye out for the programme!
Archie’s Hut Cafe will be open from 7am Friday (hot drinks only) and 7am Saturday and Sunday (hot drinks & breakfast bites) so head down to the pool to get your morning brew!
The Marketplace in the Festival Village is full of delicious food & wine including hot food, deli items, produce and fresh truffles. You can taste your way through the market during the day and if you’re not planning on heading to one of the dining events, build an evening picnic from your Festival Village haul!
Book extra nights either side of your stay direct with with Fonty's Pool using the identical name / email as your festival booking. Be careful to select the same accommodation type so you don’t need to move during stay. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: +61 8 97712105 if you need assistance.
No dogs are permitted at Fonty's Pool during Truffle Kerfuffle due to truffle biosecurity.
No generators permitted.
Consideration for other guests required at all times. Fonty's Pool and Truffle Kerfuffle reserve the right to instruct guests exhibiting anti-social or inappropriate behaviour vacate the Festival and Fonty's Pool.
Manjimup is cold at night so if you are camping or caravanning please bring warm clothing and extra blankets to ensure you are toasty warm. This is an all weather event.
Campground cooking facilities are basic as the main camp kitchen will be closed. There is hot water, microwave and BBQ available in the small camp kitchen. Planning something more elaborate? Please bring your own setup.
Campfires are permitted, but must be contained within an enclosed vessel and raised off the ground so it doesn’t damage the grass. Firewood may be available to purchase at reception subject to availability.
THIS IS AN ALL WEATHER EVENT. MANJIMUP CAN BE COLD AT NIGHT SO PLEASE BRING WARM CLOTHING. SOME GUESTS LIKE TO BRING ADDITIONAL BEDDING. WE ENCOURAGE GUESTS to be prepared!