Mount Barker, just 360 kilometres (a pleasant 4 hour drive) south of Perth, is located within the Shire of Plantagenet.
Framed by the spectacular Stirling (to the north) and Porongurup (to the south) Ranges, Mount Barker is the ideal base to explore the surrounding mountain country, wildflower hotspots, amazing south coast, Great Southern Wine Region and southern forests.
With national and regional parks on the doorstep, Mount Barker offers the perfect getaway for travellers looking to reconnect to nature, appreciate diverse ecosystems, capture Mother Nature in her finest glory and experience local stories.
Throughout the year, Mount Barker hosts a vast array of unique Festivals and Events, including Grapes and Gallops (January), Graze Mount Barker (March), Taste Great Southern Festival (February to April) and Mountains and Murals in November, to name but a few.
There are a number of historic buildings in the town with the historic Police Station, being built by convict labour. In recent times the district has become an important wine growing region accounting for 37% of Western Australia’s wine production.
Mount Barker, as a small town, has a great range of excellent produce and social retail opportunities and experiences for tourists, visitors and residents within and around our locality.
We have the Mt Barker Co-Op which includes a very large Supa-IGA and Mitre-10 for all your grocery and hardware needs, backed up by a clothing store, butchers, several fuel suppliers, chemist, two pubs, a number of cafés and a number of specialty shops.
Long vehicle parking is available in the car park immediately west of the railway line and you can look forward to a relaxed and spacious shopping experience with local and friendly service that we renowned for.
Use the map below, then take a walk through town. We look forward to seeing you!