Scenery

Mount Barker and the surrounding countryside affords the tourist and visitor with an absolutely amazing variety of landscapes and scenery. From the world’s oldest mountain range, to lofty peaks, pastures and locations carpeted and decorated with rare and beautiful flowers to tree canopy glades and walks. Be prepared to immerse yourself in all that is real, natural and unspoiled - nature and a country experience as it should be.
DAWN SPECTACLE
SOUTHERN LIGHTS! - The magnificent Aurora Australis dawn lights from Mount Barker hill.
STIRLING RANGE
BLUFF KNOLL VIEWS! - The Stirling Range's highest peak affords a giddy view to the car park and undulating bushland below.
WINTER FLOODS
KALGAN RIVER HURRYING - A long wet 2016 winter produced much local flooding - photo from a Kendenup property just north of Mount Barker.
MORNING SPARKLE
BOLGANUP DAM BEAUTY - Early morning mist and sun bring a surreal still sparkle to this Porongurup non potable water supply dam.
TOWN ENTRANCE
MOUNT BARKER - Steel on stone colourfully portrays The Shire of Plantagenet's emblem as north and south entrance statements. Skilfully crafted by local artisan David Taylor.
WALK THE SKY
PORONGURUP GRANITE SKYWALK - An incredible engineering feat will take you atop a sheer granite cliff face with views forever!
FLORA SPECTACULAR
CANNOLA CARPET - September sees our flat lands awash with Canola crops, heralding our regions Floral Extravaganza.
VINEYARD VIEWS
GALAFREY GRANDEUR - A green vista foreground heralds lowlands awash with early morning mist and a horizon rising Mount Barker Hill with its 184 metre telecommunications tower. Photo courtesy of Kim Tyrer.
BLUFF BLANKET
STIRLING RANGE SHROUD - Morning cloud adorns and cascades over The Stirling Range north east of Mount Barker. Photo courtesy of Jarrad Dawson.
Last updated 07/01/2017
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