Mount Barker is located within the Shire of Plantagenet, part of the Great
Southern Region of Western Australia. It is ideally positioned from which to
enjoy all that is on offer in the area and attractions that are further a field.
As the Shire's commercial centre Mount Barker is easily accessible from the
Muirs Highway in the south-west, the Albany Highway from the north and south and
the Mount Barker-Porongurup Road from the east. Popular with tourist, it is
mainly an agricultural region that includes sheep and cattle, as well as the
many vineyards, producing prize winning table wines.
Whether it's taking a tourist drive through the ranges, enjoying the locally
produced wines from the numerous wineries, exploring the arts, crafts, local
galleries and museum or dining at the many local cafes and restaurants, there is
sure to be something for everyone one to enjoy.