Places To Go in Mount Barker
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Places To Go in Mount Barker Porongurup Region
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Nunijup Lake is a peaceful lakeside spot, popular for swimming and waterskiing.
- Natural Attractions:Rivers & Lakes
- Facilities:BBQ,Picnic Facilities,Toilets
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.
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 encloses the only major mountain range with in the southern half of Western Australia.
- Natural Attractions:Lookouts,National Parks & Reserves,Unique Wonders
- Activities:Mountain Climbing
- Facilities:Walking Trails
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.