Go truffle hunting on the Booth family property, Wilgarup River Farm and learn about the allure of truffles from one of Australia's best known truffle families.
Gavin and Mel Booth are renowned truffle growers, traders, dog trainers and handlers, having been in the industry for over a decade. Join them for a truffle hunt, meet their highly trained dogs and learn about all aspects of truffles. As the owner-operators of Australian Truffle Traders they see that some of the world's best chefs have fresh Manjimup black truffle within 48 hours of being unearthed.
FRIDAY HUNT:70 MINUTES (MAKE YOUR OWN WAY TO PROPERTY)
SATURDAY + SUNDAY HUNTS:2 HOURS (SHUTTLE BUS TO/FROM FESTIVAL VILLAGE) PLEASE BE 5 MINUTES EARLY OR YOU MAY MISS YOUR HUNT
LOCATION: Festival Restaurant, Fonty's Pool, 699 Seven Day Road, Manjimup, Western Australia
ALL AGES No strollers or prams due to the delicate nature of truffles just beneath the soil. Children must always be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
FESTIVAL VILLAGE TICKET REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT? No. If you are not visiting the village we will pick you up from the entry gate.
DOES THIS EVENT INCLUDE FESTIVAL VILLAGE ENTRY? No.
DRESS CODE: Please wear weather appropriate clothing and enclosed footwear suitable for a farm visit.
SHUTTLE BUSES: Friday hunts do not include shuttle transfers. You will be sent the address closer to the event. Saturday and Sunday hunts depart from the festival village via shuttle bus. Please be five minutes early as the bus will leave exactly on time.