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Porongurup National Park, Western Australia, Australia
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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

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!

Thank Erin H
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

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

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.

Thank Rod T
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

Thank Kyangk
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A really lovely hike with fabulous views from the top. Most of the walk is through shady bush, alive with song birds and pretty lizards. Our two young kids managed the hike and climb with ease. We had lots of rest stops, wildlife watching stops...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It's a fun hike! Yes all it takes is a little fitness and determination! The view was beautiful up top and well worth the hike

Thank Jacinda P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Do not forget water, good shoes, lightweight jacket, hiking stick and asthma medication. It lulls you with a gentle gradient and good path accessible for wheelchair or prams but do not let this monster fool you, the walk will eventually test the average. Very soon...More

Thank 150andrewc
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A big walk almost straight up hill, taxing my fitness - phew. I really must join a gym and come back when I'm fitter!

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