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Wansbrough Walk, Porongurup NP Wansbrough Walk, Porongurup NP

  • Half day
  • 4 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 4

      Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

This eight kilometre return hike takes you through towering Karri forest along a gully between Nancy’s Peak and Devil’s Slide in the Porongurup National Park.

Dense and lush green forest experienced during the wetter months
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The spectacular seasonal wildflowers and the variety of outdoor activities draw thousands of visitors to the Porongurup National Park each year.  

The Wansbrough Walk takes you along a track through the gully of Devil's Slide and Nancy's Peak. You will pass through both karri forests in the higher slopes and open jarrah/marri forests in the lower slopes.

Some walkers leave a car at Millingup Road the trail end, instead of walking back to the picnic area.

The Park covers an area of 2620ha, with the range extending for 12 kilometres. The area has one of the richest concentrations of plant species in Australia, with over 700 native plant species.

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Time / Duration

Allow 2 - 4 hours return


8km return

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Tree-in-the-Rock picnic area. 366km from Perth to Mt Barker via bus or car, then 15 minute drive to Porongurup National Park

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 4

Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

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  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car Park
  • All accessible toilet facilities

Best time of year

All year round, late August to November for wildflower season


National Park Fees

Trail Access

Bus or car to Mt Barker. Car 2WD to Porongurup National Park

Prohibited Items

No pets, camping or firearms in National Park
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1 trail goers have rated Wansbrough Walk, Porongurup NP as 3 out of 5!

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Chelle Fisher

Reviewed 2 Jun 2022, 8:25pm

A beautiful leisurely walk through one of the oldest national parks in the world

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