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Porongurup

The small town of Porongurup is situated on the northern side of the Porongurup Range, around 383 kms south-west of Perth and about 24 kms east of Mount Barker. The townsite and range are located within the Shire of Plantagenet. The name is of Aboriginal origin and is sometimes spelt as Porongorup. This is primarily dairy country however an infant viticulture industry is flourishing. Giant karri trees and speculator range landscapes are popular with tourists


 
 
   
 
 

Porongurup - Sign

Welcome to Porongurup, a very small locality. December 2016. Photos Ref: PORG001

 

Porongurup - Hall

Here is the Porongurup District Hall which is situated slightly to the east of the centre of town. This hall goes right back to 1913. December 2016. Photos Ref: PORG001

 

Porongurup - Road

Looking east along the Porongurup Road. That way leads back to the Stirling Range National Park. December 2016. Photos Ref: PORG001

 

Porongurup - Shop and Tearooms

The fine Porongurup Shop and Tearooms. This was established in 1937. December 2016. Photos Ref: PORG001


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