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Balancing Rock

Porongurup National Park, Western Australia, Australia
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A climb of 2.2 kms to see it

Not for the faint heart. Climb during day and try to come down before dark. Steep, rocky climb but... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Bindastraveller
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Perth, Australia
A hard but rewarding uphill walk

A hard but rewarding uphill walk on a hard trail that leads to other attractions. Great picnic... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Ozzibert-SafetyBay
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Safety Bay. WA
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  • Average7%
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“sky walk” (5 reviews)
“uphill walk” (2 reviews)
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Porongurup National Park, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Not for the faint heart. Climb during day and try to come down before dark. Steep, rocky climb but can be made.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

A hard but rewarding uphill walk on a hard trail that leads to other attractions. Great picnic spot at the start with a bbq, covered tables with seating and toilets.

Thank Ozzibert-SafetyBay
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very close to Castle Rock at the top of the track. Other similar rocks in the area and also a viewing deck to Stirling Ranges.

Thank Europahol
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This balancing rock is located near the lower lookout of the Granite Skywalk. Worth making the effort to walk the steepish track to get up there and have a look. A bonus for your troubles! You get to do the skywalk. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Just by looking at this rock that is balancing on another rock, you just think that it's just stuck together by a very very strong glue and nothing else. It was very interesting and a bit scary to see if it was going to start...More

Thank Xav_040
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Have never seen that before, just brilliant :-). The walk took up took us 45 hours. The whole way 1,5 hours included the time on the top and the skywalk. Adventurous and fun.

Thank NadineSunshine
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Just a must to see this huge round just sitting there on top of the mountain not moving, falling over or rolling away. Just brilliant.

Thank Graham P
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

You walk most of the way up steep terrain but this rock is huge and just balancing there. Once here you are nearly to the top of the lookout . Not a walk for the faint hearted

Thank Tandevil
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

After doing the 2.2 km walk up to the Granite Sky Walk you have the extra bonus of seeing this amazing balancing rock.

Thank 382albert
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went to castle rock skywalk and found this beaut right before reaching the skywalk. Definitely won't miss it.

Thank Damien V
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