中文
Select Page

Places To Go in Mount Barker

Discover what's going on in arts, events & culture

Discover what’s going on in arts, events & culture.

Check out travel guides for regional WA

Check out travel guides for regional Western Australia.

Explore winery guides for Perth and regional WA

Check out winery guides for Perth and regional WA.

Places To Go in Mount Barker Porongurup Region


scroll=y


Nunijup Lake

Nunijup Lake is a peaceful lakeside spot, popular for swimming and waterskiing.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Rivers & Lakes
  • Facilities:BBQ,Picnic Facilities,Toilets

Description

Although Nunijup Lake is popular for water based activity, make sure to check the signs surrounding the lake for any risks that may be prevalent.

The local ranger patrols the area to make sure facilities are all okay. Make sure to take in the peaceful area with a brisk walk around the lake. 

Getting There

Turn west off Albany Highway at Kendenup onto Martagallup Road. Proceed north-west for 19.7km to waypoint. Turn east onto dirt road for about 700m to picnic area on lake.  

Stirling Range National Park

Stirling Range National Park encloses the only major mountain range with in the southern half of Western Australia.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Lookouts,National Parks & Reserves,Unique Wonders
  • Activities:Mountain Climbing
  • Facilities:Walking Trails

Description

 The rugged peaks, which rise to more than 1000 metres above sea level, feature stark cliff faces, sheltered gullies, magnificent views and a rich diversity of unique and colourful wildflowers.  The park is one of the world’s most important areas for flora with 1500 species, many of which grow nowhere else, packed within its boundaries.

The Stirling Range is renowned for its unusual, and sometimes spectacular cloud formations. The Aboriginal name for the range, Koi Kyenunu-ruff, means ‘mist rolling around the mountains’ – a frequently seen occurrence. The range is also one of few places in Western Australia where snow occasionally falls.

You May Also Like

WA winery online sales are open for business

WA winery online sales are open for business

The state government just threw the WA wine industry a much-needed lifeline, allowing West Australians to order up to one...
Read More
COVID-19 WA and GLOBAL update for March 26

COVID-19 WA and GLOBAL update for March 26

COVID-19 is one in a 100 year tragedy and there is understandably a lot of fear. There are a lot...
Read More
Local online food and clothing stores that deliver to your door

Local online food and clothing stores that deliver to your door

With most of the local shops closing, online stores will be the major source for your shopping fix. Online shopping...
Read More
Premium Perth restaurants setting a new trend in ‘dating at home’

Premium Perth restaurants setting a new trend in ‘dating at home’

Amongst many other things, self isolation means we are all going to have to make a serious effort when it...
Read More
The small town in Italy’s ‘danger zone’ that beat the virus

The small town in Italy’s ‘danger zone’ that beat the virus

In a sea of misery and impending doom, the story of Vo is an inspiring display of how leadership, decisive...
Read More
New binge-worthy releases on Netflix and Stan

New binge-worthy releases on Netflix and Stan

Facing months of self-isolation, streaming services may be the only thing left to hold it all together. It’s time to...
Read More
Community soap, balcony singalongs and other good Samaritan stories

Community soap, balcony singalongs and other good Samaritan stories

If your view of the world is based on daily news reports, then one can conclude we will all continue...
Read More
Tips for staying sane during self-isolation

Tips for staying sane during self-isolation

Facing months of self-isolation at home, I am already on the cusp of losing my humour. Netflix can only keep...
Read More
6 things you can do to stay entertained while self-isolating at home

6 things you can do to stay entertained while self-isolating at home

With Coronavirus triggering a nation-wide quarantine, many Aussies are experiencing a bad case of the self-isolation blues. If you’re bored...
Read More
Farmers Markets still operating in Perth & WA

Farmers Markets still operating in Perth & WA

As an 'essential' source of food and goods, farmers markets across Perth and WA will continue to operate to provide...
Read More
SCOOP