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About Walitj Meil Walk Trail, Porongurup NP
Start from Castle Rock picnic area and follow the wedge-tailed eagle trail markers along the edge of the karri/marri/yate forest to a scenic view across to the Stirling Range National Park. The wedge-tailed eagle is a significant totem for the Noongar of the south-west.
From the viewing point enter the karri forest and return to the picnic area following the trail through the forest. Here you can learn about the local plants and animals, colonial history as well as Noongar culture.
While you are here take the opportunity to visit the Granite Skywalk on Castle Rock.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to an hour
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
Additional Useful ItemsThe weather can change abruptly so wear suitable clothing, sturdy shoes and carry water with you.
Starts at Castle Rock picnic area, 40km north of Albany
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
Best time of year
All year round
National Park fees
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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