Tourist in our Town - Balancing Rock

A balancing rock is a naturally occurring geological formation featuring a large rock or boulder, sometimes of substantial size, resting on other rocks that often look precariously balanced. In reality, these rocks only appear to be balancing but are in fact firmly connected to a base rock by a pedestal or stem.

The balancing Rock in the Porongurups may not have made the top 10 balancing rocks in the world, some of them are pretty impressive, but never the less is pretty amazing.  Our balancing rock is a six metre high granite boulder which reportedly weighs around 186 tonnes yet rests on a base just 1.21 square metres.

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You can find the balancing rock on the way to the Castle Rock Skywalk.