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Bluff Knoll

Chester Pass Rd, Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia 6338, Australia
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“car park” (29 reviews)
“take your time” (12 reviews)
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Chester Pass Rd, Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia 6338, Australia
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"car park"
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"take your time"
in 12 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 13 reviews
"western australia"
in 9 reviews
"half way"
in 9 reviews
"stirling ranges"
in 12 reviews
"stunning views"
in 8 reviews
"great climb"
in 6 reviews
"coming down"
in 6 reviews
"hours return"
in 5 reviews
"highest peak"
in 5 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 5 reviews
"lots of water"
in 5 reviews
"challenging walk"
in 5 reviews
"fitness levels"
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"cloud cover"
in 4 reviews
"worth the climb"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As one of its highest peaks, this is one of the few places where snow ever falls in Western Australia. With a 5 and 8 year old, we weren't sure we'd make it, but we made it and by the end there was a real...More

Thank JET8882
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Was a hard hike (average fitness) and the weather was against us. The view from the top was non visible we were in the clouds.. but it was still a spectacular beautiful hike and I would highly recommend it.

Thank Jessie F
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We hiked Bluff Knoll on Good Friday, we were directed into the car park by park rangers with no problems at about 8:45am, but by the time we left at midday they had implemented a ‘one-in one-out’ rule for arriving cars and there was quite...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Our youngest is 5 so we just did a little of the hike to get a bit of a feel for it before turning back. It’s still worth it to go to the car park for the views from there and the lovely carving and...More

Thank Munzieman
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very rewarding hike! But tough, especially during summer. Remember: - Bring at least 2-3 litres per person during summer - Theres a fee ($16 per car) at the entrance - Try to start early to avoid the midday heat (start walking the trail around 7-8AM)...More

1  Thank thebatdad
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

this is def a class 5 walk which took us 4.5 hours retun. our youngest child 9 yrs was whinging in the first 20 mins so we made it that we would walk 20 mins then stop for a token lolly snake. we were all...More

Thank Tammy M
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Really easy to find! I was alone and I arrived at around 9,30am to begin the climb! Super easy, just arrive, park up and, sun cream up and climb!! Hat & at least 1.5 litres of water reccomended! I got through 1.5 but took 3...More

1  Thank Annie-travellingsolo
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Make sure you are fit and well dressed (including good shoes!) if you are to take on Bluff Knoll! It's very challenging but the views are wonderful even before you reach the top.

1  Thank becdid
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Four families with children did the hike to Bluff Knoll on 24th Dec on a clear Sunny Day. The hike is classified as Class 4. We found the hike to be strenuous. The views from the summit however were not worth the effort. Summit has...More

1  Thank Atul R
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Bluff Knoll is amazing, the views are awesome... but it is a long way to the top and can be very challenging. Please remember to park at the visitor center NOT THE FRONT GATE as that will add 8KMS!!! on to your trip.

1  Thank Blake M
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Hamza S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Shahedun | Reviewed this property |
check out sterling range for camp, and make sure you go early in the morning to avoid the sun.
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SaberX
Hi guys! I was planning to drive to Bluff Knoll for a potential proposal at the top or something? Just wondering how long one would moderately walk up Bluff Knoll? Is there a best time to go, and more importantly is it very crowded at the top? I'm thinking end of November so I am hoping the weather is moderate, but not sure how busy it gets up there - it would be great to have a few minutes of quiet time with just us preferably to pop the question. Any advice or feedback on this idea for those that have been to the top? Would it have enough of a 'wow ' factor from the top , otherwise I could scrap the idea and find something that would leave a more memorable impression? How long would it then take to get back down? 2 hrs? I am wondering also if it is reasonable to picnic or sit up the top to 'celebrate' and relax, or if it is quite a rocky/uncomfortable area to laze around - but with great views of course? Would anyone have any suggestions on nearby things to do after? Thinking of departing on sat morning from Perth, so given it takes 3 or 4 hours to get there around lunch time I assume Saturday would be a write off by the time we get back down. I am then thinking the closest thing that makes sense is heading to Albany for the night, and enjoying the Sunday at wineries and local things around there before heading back to Perth by evening?? I think Pemberton is nearby Bluff Knoll but if anyone has any suggestions on towns, things to see/do down that way that'd be great as we usually head down Margaret River way. So this is probably the best chance to tick off a few things. We love our food, wine and anything different, so I figured Albany was best? Sorry for the many questions - I've never been or climbed Bluff Knoll so have no idea what to expect !
24 October 2016|
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Response from Sophie T | Reviewed this property |
Also, both me and my friend are not experienced hikers and it was our first big mountain hike and we were fine with following the path etc.!
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Pcr14
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Response from iriswandi | Reviewed this property |
Last time we hiked up to the waterfall with daughter 3yo and 6yo and decided to got back as was about run out of daylight. We weren't intended to hike up to the top, just to check how far our kids were interested in to the... More
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