Castle Rock, Porongurup National Park

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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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  • A big walk almost straight up hill, taxing my fitness - phew. I really must join a gym and come back when I'm fitter!  more »
  • It’s a 4,4km return walk. At the beginning it is easy but then you need to find more and more your way trought the bush. If you arrive at the top, you have to climb over rocks and up a ladder (it’s re...  more »
  • 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 »