Porongurup is the name of a small mountain range in the Shire of Plantagenet in Western Australia (see Porongurup National Park for information about the range itself) and also of a small village on the northern slopes of the range.
The Porongurup 1100 million year old land – form is rich in unique plant life and abundant fauna – a photographer’s paradise. The 2401 hectares of National Park has a rugged beauty that attracts bush walkers, bird lovers and plant enthrusiasts from all over the world. It is home to 700 species of flowering plants and 78 species of birds plus an extraordinary variety of lichen and orchids. Many walk trails guide you through fascinating and diverse habitat.
The friends of the Porongurup Range has bought the Twin Creeks Reserve a pristine reserve with abundant plant and animal life some near extinction, which was opened on October 4th. Eventually a bush corridor will connect the Stirling Range to the Porongurup Range and Twin Creeks is part of that.
Unique Jarrah and Lothlorean offer quality wood products and the latter hand crafted wood and wrought iron work, other arts and crafts are available at various venues. The Porongurup offers diverse vistas of the Stirling Ranges, farmland, vineyards and Olive groves plus wonderful vistas of the Porongurup Range.