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Mount Barker, WA

Mount Barker, 45 minutes’ drive northwest of Albany was once known for its apples. Today it is involved in sheep and cattle farming and is famous for its wildflowers and wineries.

mount barker

Mount Barker is situated in the centre of the Great Southern Wine Region. The Great Southern has become a major wine producing area, since the first vine was planted back in 1967. All major grape varieties are grown and Mount Barker is a great base to tour the wine cellars, which are open to the public for tastings.

Mount Barker is an ideal holiday centre with ample shopping and recreation facilities within easy reach of the spectacular southern coastline, Albany, Denmark, and the Stirling and Porongurup Ranges.

There is plentiful accommodation including hotels, motels, self contained cottages, bed and breakfast, a caravan park and backpacker facilities.

Nearest Airport: Albany

Where to stay?


  • Food and Wine

Popular Activities

  • National Park

About Mount Barker

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Mount Barker Postcode: 6324
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Margaret River & the South West
  • Latitude: -34.62629
  • Longitude: 117.66183
  • Elevation: 256m
  • Population: 2741
  • Median Income: $27768
  • Area (Sq/km): 489.755
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

Accommodation In Mount Barker

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