The Porongurup area is rich in natural and cultural heritage value. The area has a diversity of flora, fauna and is within the South-West botanical province which has been identified as one of the world's 25 biodiversity 'hot spots'. The peaks in the Porongurup National Park are an important landscape feature and the Porongurup Range is the dominating physical characteristic of the area. As well as being a highly desirable place to live, the area has long been recognised as a significant tourist attraction. The National Park attracts more than 45,000 visitors per year.