Castle Rock, Porongurup National Park

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Castle Rock is a tourist attraction in the Porongurup Range in the Great Southern region of Western Australia and is renowned for its fauna and flora.There is a walk trail to the summit which offers 360 degree views, 570m above sea level from a lookout known as the Granite Skywalk. The walk also takes in the unusual 'Balancing Rock', a six metre high granite boulder which reportedly weighs around 186 tonnes yet rests on a base just 1.21m2.A winery located on the eastern slopes of the range is named after this landmark.
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  • It's a fun hike! Yes all it takes is a little fitness and determination! The view was beautiful up top and well worth the hike  more »
  • In some reviews from more than two hours and there is climbing, 45 minutes downhill at 30 location. The weather is not good spiders walk because the ground was muddy wanted is families with children who were fine. Couldn't see anything in the fog when I walked up a little over and mist a little sunny views saddened. To lack of exercise might be a little tight.
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  • Do not forget water, good shoes, lightweight jacket, hiking stick and asthma medication. It lulls you with a gentle gradient and good path accessible for wheelchair or prams but do not let this monste...  more »
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  • Great walk. 4.4km return. Moderate climb on way up. Excellent views and cool bridge over rock at the top. Definitely worth visiting. I'm thinking it cost $12-14 but the machine was out when we were there
  • A nice walk with a great view at the end.
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