Lakes

Lake Poorrarecup

Lake Poorrarecup is the largest lake in the Shire of Cranbrook and is popular for swimming and skiing during the summer months. Changerooms and toilets  are available on site. Camping is available at the lake. However there is no potable water available at the lake.

Lake Poorrarecup

Council have resolved to implement camping fees of $10.00 per passenger vehicle/motorbike per day for camping at Lake Poorrarecup during peak periods when caretakers are in residence. 

Camping is permitted in designated areas only and campers should report to the caretakers upon arrival to obtain a camping permit.

Please be advised that pets are not allowed at the lake sites.

How to get there: Proceed to waypoint 13km east of Frankland on Cranbrook Frankland Road. Turn south onto Lake Poorrarecup Road. Proceed on dirt road for 9km. Turn west onto track for 200m to picnic area on lake.

  • Please ensure you camp only in designated areas.
  • Take your rubbish with you.
  • Protect the environment around the lake.

CAMPING AND COOKING FIRES

Camping and cooking fires are  prohibited within the Shire of Cranbrook from 1 October – 30 April each year or unless written permission has been expressly given by the Shire of Cranbrook as is pursuant with the Bush Fires Act 1954 Section 25.1(a) through to 1(d).  

Please check our current warnings page for more information on fires.

 

Lake Nunijup

Lake Nunijup is also used for swimming and has BBQ facilities.  How to get there: Turn west off Albany Highway at Kendenup onto Martagallup Road. Proceed north-west for 19.7km to waypoint. Turn east onto dirt road for about 700m to picnic area on lake.  Pets are not allowed at the lake sites.

Lake Nunijup

CAMPING AND COOKING FIRES

Camping and cooking fires are  prohibited within the Shire of Cranbrook from 1 October – 30 April each year or unless written permission has been expressly given by the Shire of Cranbrook as is pursuant with the Bush Fires Act 1954 Section 25.1(a) through to 1(d).