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Stony Hill And Peak Head

You can enjoy great views to the west from the wooden lookout on Stony Hill, the highest point in Torndirrup National Park. The southernmost peak of the Torndirrup Peninsula can be reached via a rugged 4.3 km return path, which is steep in sections. Allow approximately 2 hours return.

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  • Attraction Fee:No fees apply
  • Feature:Info Shelter,Lookout / Deck,Dogs Allowed - No,2WD Access - Yes
  • Activity:Bush Walking

Description

At the southernmost peak of the Torndirrup Peninsula is Peak Head, a bluff of rounded cliffs with spectacular ocean views.

Stony Hill Heritage Tail is a short, 500 m walk provides a scenic circuit with 360 degree views of Torndirrup National Park and the Albany area.

Visitors can also explore this area via a track branching off the Stony Hill road to the left, just before the car park. This track will take you to the start of the Peak Head walk trail. The Stony Hill to Peak Head walk takes approximately 2.5 hours return.

Some rock scrambling is required to reach the summit. Be aware that rock climbers may be on the cliffs below.

Peak Head
The Peninsula’s southernmost peak can be reached via a rugged 4.3 km return path, which is steep in sections. Allow approximately 2 hours return. Some rock scrambling is required to reach the summit. Be aware that rock climbers may be on the cliffs below.
Distance: 4.3km (return) Time: 2hours Class: 4 For more information visit TrailsWA.

Stony Hill Heritage Tail
A short, 500 m walk provides a scenic circuit with 360 degree views of Torndirrup National Park and the Albany area.

The path is part of the Western Australian Heritage Trails network, and begins at the steps on the southern side of the car park. Interpretive plaques along the trail describe some of the thoughts of the first settlers to this area.

There are magnificent views of Albany, King George Sound, Eclipse Island, West Cape Howe National Park and the Porongurup and Stirling Range national parks. The heathland along this walk comes alive in wildflower season.

Distance: 450meter (circuit) Time: 20min Class: 3

For more information visit TrailsWA.

This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au

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