Skip to Content Skip to Navigation Show Trail Map Show About the Trail Show Important Trail Details Read Trail Reviews
Support Our Trails

Flavours of the Porongurup Range Trail

2WD inSouth West

(+5)
Blackwood River Valley, Bunbury Geographe & Collie, Great Southern, Margaret River Region, Southern Forests

  • Full day
  • 23 km

The Porongurup Range National Park is renowned for its giant Karri trees and ancient granite rocks. The varied bush walks dotted throughout the Porongurup Range will appeal to all levels of hikers throughout the year, while the Sky Walk at Castle Rock, with its breathtakingly beautiful panoramic views is a ‘must-see’.

Castle Rock Estate
Earn 1 Point

Trail Start

Get directions

Zarephath Wines. Turn east off Chester Pass Road 50km north of Albany (365km south of Perth) via Albany Hwy

Trail End

Get directions

Dukes Winery on Porongurup Road 14km east of Mount Barker

Boutique winery with a contemporary twist

Rosie and Ian welcome you to our single vineyard winery and café, nestled at the eastern end of the Porongurup Range. We offer trophy winning Riesling and Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Chardonnay.

Delight in our boutique café with
sweeping views offering local produce with a contemporary twist.

424 Moorialup Road.

Cellar door: daily just call ahead.
Vineyard Kitchen: Sat & Sun only - bookings required.
Phone:(08) 9853 1152
Email: rosie@zarephathwines.com
www.zarephathwines.com

Steeped in family wine making history
Castle Rock Estate has been in the Diletti family for over 30 years. 2015 Australian Wine Maker of the year, Rob Diletti, offers a range of award winning wines including Riesling,
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy views of the Stirling Ranges with a pre-ordered cheese platter.

2660 Porongurup Road.
Opening Hours: 10am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day & Good Friday.
Phone: (08) 9853 1035
Email: diletti@castlerockestate.com.au
www.castlerockestate.com.au

Fine wine every time!

Since our first vintage in 1996, Ironwood Estate’s motto has been “Fine wine every time...” Consumers,
wine show judges and food & wine magazines have all endorsed our wines. Take this opportunity to admire
the views and sample our quality wines while enjoying lunch at our cafe, alfresco or indoors.

2191 Porongurup Road.
Opening Hours: Wed -Mon,11am - 5pm

Phone: (08) 9853 1126
Email: ironwood@iinet.net.au
www.ironwoodestatewines.com.au

Relax and Karri-On in style.
Welcome to our historic country retreat offering chilled beer, local wines, oven fired pizzas and other meals. Families can relax in our garden (a bird lovers’ paradise), enjoy the playground and stay overnight. We hope to see you here for a casual afternoon or evening drink and bite to eat.

1983 Porongurup Road.
Open: Thursday 4pm - 8pm.
Fri - Sun 11am - Late (kitchen closes at 8pm).

Phone: (08) 9853 1022
Email: karribank@skymesh.com.au
www.karribank.com.au

Old world charm.
At the very heart of the Porongurup Range is our quaint store and tearooms established in 1937. Open
7 days a week, we offer old world charm and affordable wholesome meals, art, collectables, groceries, fuel and accommodation. Explore the large rambling gardens where families can dine, and children can play.

1972 Porongurup Road.
Open: 8am - 5pm

Phone: (08) 9853 1110
Email: porongurupinn@skymesh.com.au
www.porongurupinn.com.au

Authentic Thai cuisine.

Regularly featured in the Australian Gourmet Traveller Guide, our authentic Thai cuisine showcases Asian herbs freshly picked from our organic farm. Browse the extensive
Bamboo Garden & Nursery, take in the panoramic views and enjoy the antics of our Highland cattle; a truly
unmissable and unique experience. Accommodation also available.

1416 Porongurup Road.
Open: Fri, Sat, Sun Lunch 12pm - 2pm, Dinner 6pm - 9pm (8.30pm Sun)

Open Mon Public holidays Lunch.
Phone: (08) 9853 1123
Email: peterbamboo@activ8.net.au
www.maleeya.com.au

Where fine wine meets art.

Home of Halliday’s Wine of the Year 2019, we welcome you to enjoy the mountain views while tasting our renowned Rieslings, Cabernet Sauvignons and Shiraz at our unique cellar door. Our friendly staff will offer you tastings, share stories about our locally grown wines and invite you to explore Hilde’s gallery.

1328 Porongurup Road.
Open: 10am – 4.30pm

Open every day exceptChristmas Day and Good Friday.
Phone: (08) 9853 1107
Email: dukes@bordernet.com.au
www.dukesvineyard.com

Let us be your designated driver.
If you’d prefer to relax and have somebody else drive while you experience this trail in comfort contact Busy Blue Bus Tours and Charters in Albany. Leave your car keys at home
and let us do the driving!

Phone: (08) 9842 2133
Open Daily.
www.busybluebuss.com.au
Logo for Leave no Trace Initiative

Trails WA supports the seven principles recommended by Leave No Trace Australia for minimising your impacts when using the trails.

Learn more

The Flavours of the Porongurup Range Trail is located in one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. Here, karri trees and ancient granite boulders signify all that is unique to this beautiful part of Western Australia.

While this National Park may be small in size, the Porongurup Range is mighty in its offerings! Enjoy a day trip or stay for a night or two while you experience the many flavours from our local enterprises that capture the essence of the Porongurup region.You can enjoy our award-winning wines, refreshing beers, home cooked food and tantalising cuisine, while taking in the beauty of this majestic tree covered range with sweeping views to the Stirling Ranges in the distance.

Take this opportunity to meet the locals who have forged the character of this village-like community. We look forward to making your journey through the Porongurup Range a truly memorable experience.

Want to spend longer in the Porongurup Range?

A wide range of accommodation in the immediate area of the Porongurup Range caters for every taste and budget. Details can be found here

For those wishing to drive directly from Perth, the Porongurup Range is a comfortable 390 kilometre drive along the Albany Highway. At Mount Barker turn left onto Oatlands Rd which becomes the Porongurup Road to find your first trail stop at Duke’s Vineyard.  Continue taking in the delights of the trail along Porongurup Road and at the end turn right onto Chester Pass Road then immediately turn left onto Takalarup Road; after 2.7 km turn right at Moorialup Road to experience your final trail stop at Zarephath Wines.

Alternatively, visit the Porongurup Range from Albany via Chester Pass Road. After 40 Kilometres turn right onto Takalarup Road and right again onto Moorialup Road to find Zarephath Wines. To continue your trail experience, retrace your route to Chester Pass Road and take an immediate left onto Porongurup Road. All the remaining trail sites can be experienced along Porongurup Road until you reach your final destination at Duke’s Vineyard.

Be trail ready for Flavours of the Porongurup Range Trail

Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

Full day to make the most of it!

Length

23km

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Zarephath Wines. Turn east off Chester Pass Road 50km north of Albany (365km south of Perth) via Albany Hwy

Get directions

Trail End

Dukes Winery on Porongurup Road 14km east of Mount Barker

Get directions

Facilities

Facilities will vary depending on the establishment.
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Picnic Area

Best time of year

Any time of year

Trail Access

Road 2WD

Edge shaped like mountain horizon
topography pattern

Complete Flavours of the Porongurup Range Trail to earn badges and points!

Earn points and badges and become a "TrailsWA Expert" by completing trails and leaving reviews.

Earn 1 Point

Earn 1 point towards
your TrailsWA level

Edge shaped like mountain horizon
Alt text

1 trail goers have rated Flavours of the Porongurup Range Trail as 4 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Ben Broad

Reviewed 9 May 2019, 7:36pm

Great view out to the Stirlings. Lots of great spots to stop along the way. Friendly service.

Like this trail? Explore others nearby

More around South West

Supported by great organisations

Trails are free and bring so many benefits to our community by providing opportunities to have fun, get fit, socialise, explore and challenge yourself. But they also have to be managed and maintained which only is made possible through terrific sponsors, donations and/or volunteering.

topography pattern