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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

It does take some effort to get to the top of Castle Rock, but most people of varying fitness levels seemed to make it. The scramble through the granite and up the ladder (enclosed thankfully - wouldn’t have braved it otherwise) was a challenge, especially...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Uphil walk to Granite Skywalk. Track was challenging in parts due to muddy sections but not dangerous. Great views from top. 2 hours return. Take something warm for the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is part of the walk up to the Skywalk Enjoyed the Aust bush. Climbing over rocks/boulders. Great spot for a picnic. Good outdoor toilets. (long drops - new, no smell) Great to see something so wonderful in our National Parks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank samanthabrowning
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The walk is moderate with some clambering over rocks at the top and climbing a steep ladder. The view is fantastic, best on a clear day to take advantage of it. The walkway is awesome. It's beautiful and peaceful walking through the bush listening to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen N
Reviewed 10 July 2018

OK, we climbed The Rock decades ago (1991), when our sons were anklebiters; so now, in our advanced years, we're setting-up our picnic in a sheltered pergola, as the first drops of rain catch out unwary climbers ascending the hill above. If you're driving through...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ozcan1
Reviewed 19 June 2018

You will be rewarded with an amazing view. The walk up to the top is a level 2-3, not too tough at all. But definitely love the rock climb part!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing didn’t think it would be so awesome. It’s a 2.2km hold up a 12%gradient takes about 1hr if your not fit don’t try or at least take your time. It’s quiet a dork out going up but majestic through the rainforest....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Werdna76
Reviewed 7 January 2018

As inexperienced hikers we really enjoyed this challenge. Take plenty of water. We took off around noon and shared two bottles of water up and back. We could of easily consumed another bottle on the way up. I stayed at the viewing platform while hubby...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank helenc20162016
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The walk was more strenuous than I expected but well worth it. Remember to take water as there is none there. Lots of families enjoying themselves. Walking boots or track shoes certainly a wise choice.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rodt943
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The Castle Rock is one of the (if not the) main attractions of Porongurup National Park. To clarify, the Castle Rock hiking trail will lead you to both the Balancing Rock and Granite Sky Walk, although TripAdvisor has them split into different pages. The entire...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kyangk
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