Walks in the Porongurups



Survival Tips
- Park Pass required; weather can change quickly, so wear appropriate clothing, footwear and sunscreen; carry water.

The Pass - easy walk from the Tree in the Rock car park; 2km return - allow 1 hr.

Hayward Peak - medium difficulty; 3km return - allow 2 hrs. 

Devils Slide - elevation 600 - 650m;  moderate, slippery in wet weather; 2km return - allow 2 hrs; side trail from tree in the rock circuit; intriguing rock faces, huge granite formations, splendid views; views to both north and south and a marvelous place to have a picnic lunch.

Marmabup Rock - via Devils slide;  for experienced walkers only ; 5km return - allow 5 hrs.

Tree in the Rock Circuit - elevation 600 - 650m;  medium walk; allow 2-3 hrs; spectacular views, picnic area, barbeques; takes in Hayward Peak, Nancy Peak and Morgan's Views. Start at the picnic area at end of Bolganup Rd.

Castle Rock - elevation 500m;  moderate hike - not for the faint hearted; 1.5km - allow 2-3 hours.  Start at picnic area at eastern end of ranges. Head up steep hill through Karri trees. Descend before climbing next hill to Balancing Rock. Here is a wonderful photo opportunity. The next part is not easy. Climb over rocks, through a crevice, up a ladder then along a catwalk to the summit for magnificent views. Other trees are red gum, jarrah.

Wansborough Walk -  hard ; 4km - allow 2-4 hrs.  From Millinup R oad turn onto Wansborough Walk. when road divides turn left to picnic area. Start of walk is up steep hill. Trail divides to Devils Slide or Nancy Peak.

Scenic Drive -  Turn off Porongurup Road onto Woodlands Road then left onto Rangeview Road. Turn left onto Bolganup Road then back onto Porongurup Road.

Scenic Drive -  Follow Porongurup Road onto Chesterpass Road, then turn right . At 1.5km turn right onto Millinup Road. At Woodlands Road turn right . Either travel back to Porongurup Road or turn right onto Rangeview Road then left into Bolganup Road and back onto Porongurup Road.

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