A half day hiking eco tour immersing yourselves in the hidden gems of the Porongurup Range. Join Down Under Discoveries as they take you on their unique Hidden Gems of the Porongurup Range Half Day Hike. A special invitation to "Find yourself in the Porongurups", exploring the hidden gems of one of the worlds most ancient mountain ranges with a passionate local eager to share with you what makes this place so special.
From AUD $30.00 per person
Departs: Selected Sundays
Duration: 6hrs approx.
Location: Ex Porongurup Tea Rooms - Heading around and through the Porongurup Ranges
Group Size: There is a minimum of 2 people required for this tour to run. Maximum 13 people per tour.
Hiking Distance Covered: The distance covered is approximately 8km
Trail Difficulty: The trails are graded 3/4, suitable for those with a good level of fitness, and includes steep ascents/descents and some rock scrambling.
Pick-up / Drop-off Locations and Times:
Pick-up at Porongurup Tea Rooms: 6.00am
Drop-off at Porongurup Tea Rooms: 12.00pm
Albany Pick-up/Drop-off on special request for an additional small fee
Adult: $65.00pp (15 and over)
Child: $30.00pp (4-14 years)
Family: $150.00pp (2A+2C)
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Please contact Chelle on 0439463285 or via email email@example.com for all bookings and enquiries.
Highlights of the Experience
The curved slopes of Gibraltar Rock, aka Elephant Rock are just one of the many stand out features that welcome visitors to the range, as they make their way along Porongurup Rd, but few are given the opportunity to see this granite peak up close, in all it's glory. A short ascent takes hikers slightly off the beaten track as we make our way along the narrow trail winding through the natural bush up to the prominent rock face. This trail covers approximately 2km of hiking.
Climbing to new heights
Climb to new heights as we take a short stroll ascending one of the western slopes of the range up to a communications tower above that offers the most amazing views of an incredible diverse landscape below. They say the hardest climbs provide the most outstanding views and this climb is no different, providing a new perspective of the range, including the eastern slopes of Devils Slide. This component is the most challenging, covering 2.5km return via steep terrain, some rock scrambling is included.
Field of Dreams, Picnic Rock, Hidden Caves and Hanging Rock
Immerse yourself in Porongurup History with local historians Peter and Mike Thorn taking a step back in time as they share with you the history of Peter's 'Field of Dreams', the highest cricket field in Western Australia and surely the most scenic being next to the Porongurup National Park.
Experience some of the hidden treasures in this ancient Porongurup Mountain Range that only locals know about. Your nature guide leads the way through the natural bushland, sharing with you two secret locations on the north side named by locals as Picnic Rock and Hanging Rock. If you think Castle Rock is magnificent, wait until you are completely immersed in what makes Porongurup so special. This component covers approximately 3km with some rock scrambling involved.
Bushtucker Inspired Morning Tea
Sit back and enjoy a Bushtucker inspired morning tea including a variety of Bushtucker infused slices, biscuits and bliss balls, washing it down with a cup of Warndu Bushtucker herbal tea.
question_answer Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum age for Walking Tours at Porongurup?
The minimum age for Walking Tours at Porongurup is suitable for all ages.
How long does an Walking Tours session at Porongurup last?
The average Walking Tours session at our Porongurup centre is 6 hours 20 minutes.
Is Walking Tours Porongurup open for bookings during the week?
Absolutely, however Walking Tours is busiest at the weekend - and our Porongurup centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.
Is Walking Tours Porongurup open for bookings at weekends?
Walking Tours at Porongurup is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Walking Tours bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!
How popular is the Walking Tours Porongurup center?
Geronigo® aims for all of our Walking Tours locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Walking Tours Porongurup center is no exception. Book with confidence!
Can I buy a gift voucher for Walking Tours Porongurup?
Yes you can buy Walking Tours Porongurup gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Walking Tours Porongurup vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).
Where is Walking Tours Porongurup?
The Walking Tours Porongurup center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Walking Tours centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!
How much is Walking Tours at Porongurup?
The average package price of Walking Tours at Porongurup $30.00. The lowest price is $30.00 with the most expensive option being $30.00.
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