Overview

Beautiful and pristine Stirling Range National Park near Albany is famous for its colourful wildflowers, bushwalking and camping.

Stirling Range National Park is home to one of Western Australia's highest peaks, Bluff Knoll. Take the challenge and climb Bluff Knoll, which rises more than a kilometre into the air, or go rock-climbing at Ellen Peak. You'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the park and surrounding plains. Bluff Knoll is one of the few places in Western Australia where it snows - but only very occasionally!

Stirling Range National Park is known for its staggering range of wildflowers - more than 1,500 different species, some of which are found nowhere else. Wildflower species include Banksia, Dryandras, Queen Sheba Orchids and Mountain Bells.

Go bushwalking during spring-time and you'll be sure to see mountain-bells, banksias and orchids. Birdlife abounds in the park making it an ideal place for birdwatching. You can see large numbers of parrots and emus, while other common animals are wallabies and kangaroos.

There is a campground at Moingup Springs and plenty of accommodation nearby.

Stirling Range National Park is just over an hours' drive northeast of Albany.

Tourists are advised to check for alerts and road/park closures before commencing their travel on www.emergency.wa.gov.au and https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au