The Forest Heritage Centre Inc. is a volunteer, community-based not-for-profit organisation specialising in areas of Arts, Culture and the Environment. Located in the beautiful Jarrah forests of Dwellingup and trading as the Forest Discovery Centre (FDC), the Centre has a vibrant history and was once home to the WA School of Fine Wood.

The Forest Discovery Centre has its own accommodation facility, the Jarrah Forest Lodge (JFL), which provides an affordable single, shared and family room spaces with access to modern bathrooms, community kitchen and dining area, a recreation room and a conference room. An outside gazebo has a seasonal woodfired pizza oven and fire pit for visitors. The JFL enables the organisation to support local artists and the community by providing maker space to run workshops and short courses.

  • Prices subject to change. Our Jan 1st 2023 price increase reflects the exciting addition of new linen provided for every booking.
  • *Starting Jan 1, 2023 linen will be provided and included in your room price.

Cadet Rooms (Sleeps 2)

  • Queen, Bunk, or Twinshare

$85 per night Book Now

Family Cadet Rooms (Sleeps 4, interconnecting door)

Family Cadet Interconnecting Room
$140 per night Book Now

Shared Facilities

The Jarrah Forest Lodge has a number of shared facilities. These include a large well equipped commercial kitchen with a spacious dining room, a relaxing recreation room, outdoor BBQ, gazebo area, wood fired pizza oven and shared bathroom/shower facilities.

There is also conference room that is ideal for meetings, group/club activities and retreats, that can be booked for a separate fee.

Family Room 1 (Sleeps 4)

$150 per night Book Now

Family Room 2 (Sleeps 6)

$175 per night Book Now

Family Room 3 (Sleeps 6)

$180 per night Book Now
School Groups and Accompanying Teachers

The Jarrah Forest Lodge is perfectly suited to school groups and accompanying teachers.  We offer a mid-week discounted rate of $27.50 per student per night as follows:

  • Exclusive use of the entire lodge any nights between Mondays – Thursdays.
  • Minimum of 25 students, maximum of 40.  (You may bring less than 25 but will be charged the minimum invoice of 25 persons at the discounted rate of $27.50)  More than 40 students may sometimes be accommodated by bringing in more bunk beds and creating dorms. This is the schools responsibility.
  • This discounted student rate does not include any bedding or linens.  We recommend most school groups bring sleeping bags and pillows.
  • Each wing sleeps 16 people so that boys and girls may be separated or teachers separated from students depending on the number of students.
  • Our conference room may be added to your booking at a discounted rate of $100 per day.

School group activities at the Forest Discovery Centre may be booked in advance by calling 0491 263 460.



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Extra Info


Your room key will be left in your door on the day of you arrival. When leaving, you can place the key in the letter box next to the kitchen. A map will be emailed to you to help you navigate and find your room.

Care Package

For those who have been out on the trails and are craving a scrub and good breakfast we can provide you with a ‘care package’ for an extra $29.00 per person. This includes the following: small soap, shampoo and conditioner, 130gm baked beans, 250gm bacon, 2 eggs, 2 x slices of bread, 2 x weetbix, 120gm tin fruit salad, 2 x small butter, 200ml juice, 600ml milk, 5 x tea bags, 5 x coffee bags. If you would like to order a care package we will add the cost to your room price.

Supply Packages

If you are walking the Bibbulmun Track or riding the Munda Biddi Trail we are happy to receive supply packages in the mail that we will leave in your room for you on the day of your arrival. Please let us know if you intend to do this so we are aware that your package needs collecting.

What you will need to bring to the Jarrah Forest Lodge:

Please note:

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