Welcome to Mount Barker, Western Australia
Mount Barker is an ideal holiday centre, located adjacent to the Porongurup Range National Park and within easy reach of the Stirling Ranges and the spectacular southern coastline.
The town is the administrative centre of the Shire of Plantagenet and offers ample shopping and recreational facilities. It services an expansive agricultural area, where there has been successful diversification into viticulture and the cultivation of wildflowers.
Other townships/localities close by include Rocky Gully, Kendenup, Frankland, Narrikup and Cranbrook.
Historic charm, modern facilities
Settled very early in Western Australia's European history, Mount Barker boasts a number of lovingly preserved and unique buildings, including St Werburgh's Chapel and the convict-built Old Police Station.
Whilst cherishing its history, Mount Barker has responded to its growing popularity as a touring centre with the development of new visitor facilities to suit every taste.
Mount Barker Visitor Centre
Mt Barker Visitor Centre itself occupies renovated railway buildings on Albany Highway. This beautifully presented complex is much admired and has become an attraction in its own right.
Call into the Visitor Centre for information about the region's internationally acclaimed wineries, its array of craft shops and galleries, its treasured heritage buildings, places to stay, places to eat, places to visit ... and much more.