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Castle rock (Western Australia) walkway
Final climb and railings (facing the Stirling Range)
Castle rock facing south
Castle Rock facing south towards Albany

Castle Rock is a tourist attraction in the Porongurup Range in the Great Southern region of Western Australia and is renowned for its fauna and flora.

There is a walk trail to the summit which offers 360 degree views, 570 metres (1,870 ft) above sea level from a lookout known as the Granite Skywalk. The walk also takes in the unusual 'Balancing Rock', a 6-metre-high (20 ft) granite boulder which reportedly weighs around 186 tonnes (410 thousand pounds) yet rests on a base just 1.21 square metres (13.02 sq ft).

A winery located on the eastern slopes of the range is named after this landmark.

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