Cnr Oatlands Rd & Martin St,
Ph: (08) 9851 1562
Fax: (08) 9851 2440
Big Bird & Wolf Chalets
836 Newdegate Road, Kendenup WA 6323
Ph: (08) 9851 4343
Mount Barker Caravan & Cabin Accommodation
Albany Highway, Mount Barker
Ph: (08) 9851 1691 Fax: (08) 9851 2690
Granite Skywalk at Castle Rock
(only 20 min drive from Mt Barker)
Bluff Knoll in summer
(only 40 min drive from Mt Barker)
All photos copyright!
Granite Skywalk copyright Andrew Halsall
All others copyright Caroline Horton
YOUR VISITOR INFORMATION
CENTRE FOR THE GREAT SOUTHERN
Mount Barker is located approximately 350 kms (4 hour drive) south of Perth and is the central hub of the Great Southern region. Mount Barker is your ideal base to explore the Porongurup Range, Stirling Range, Albany, Denmark, and everything in between. Here you will find many attractions both man-made and natural - sample the locally produced wines from the region's 100+ wineries, climb Bluff Knoll or take the tourist drive through the heart of the Stirling Ranges, or, delight in the Karri forest in the Porongurup Range. Enjoy the locally produced arts and crafts, dine at one of our many local cafes and restaurants, or visit the local museum and art galleries.
Workshops for the Creative Mind - Saturday, 8th June and Monday, 17th June - Mitchell House, Albany Hwy
Two workshops conducted by Cynthia Orr where you can explore your hidden gifts and expand existing talents. Participants will be led in activities which will help them to understand the power of their unique expression. For more details contact Trish on 9851 4324 or Plantagenet Arts Council on email@example.com
Makuru Karla Winter Fire and Music Festival - Friday, 28th June to Sunday, 30th June - Various venues around Mount Barker and Kendenup
Welcome to the Makuru Karla Festival. This is our Inaugural event and we welcome everyone to join us for the birth of our very special winter, fire and music festival. There is something for everyone, so check out the programme which includes lantern making, fire twirling, drumming, dance, music, poets, workshops and a bonfire. Please visit our web-site http://www.makurukarlafestival.com/index.html for further details and to book your workshops. Or click the links to download page 1 of the brochure, and, page 2.
10th RFDS Quiz Night - Friday, 2nd August
More details coming soon!!
WILDFLOWER SEASON 2013
The orchids are now flowering so if you're interested in seeing some of the huge varieties of orchids available then head on down to Mount Barker. Most of the orchids can be found on the bush sites around town, no need to drive a long way to photograph the flowers.
The Harvest Trail information is HERE. If you're travelling around and have the appropriate Visa then you can obtain some casual work in the horticulture industry.
This site is constantly being updated. If you have any information you'd like to see on these pages, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org