Trip Planner: South Pacific / Australia / Western Australia / Porongurup National Park / Sightseeing / Castle Rock
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.Plan to see Castle Rock and other attractions that appeal to you using our Porongurup National Park tourist route planner.
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The granite skywalk trail, which leads to Castle Rock, is 2.2 km long (i.e. 4.4 km return) almost all of which is uphill, and quite steep in places. It's not a climb for the faint hearted. Not dangero... more »
Went for a walk this morning, great for the heart rate. Fairly steep going up but coming down ok. Was 1 3/4 hours round trip and that was stopping up the top for a look . Climbing to the top the rocks... more »
The engineering to build this new viewing platform at Castle Rock is a must to see. The only unfortunate bit is you need to be reasonably agile to negotiate the final two stages at what is called the ... more »
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Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Visit for: 4h
Albany Wind Farm
Visit for: 1h 30min
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