Cranbrook is about an hour drive north of Albany located in the Great Southern Region, approximately 90 kilometres north of Albany and 325 kilometres south of Perth. It is also just 10 kilometres from the Stirling Range National Park and makes an excellent base for exploring this picturesque area.
Wildlife is plentiful in the national park including; parrots, wedge tail eagles, kangaroos and wallabies.
More recently vineyards have been established in the Frankland area.
During September and October each year, a display of almost 350 species of wildflowers growing in the district can be viewed, along with paintings and local crafts. Nearby Sukey's Hill lookout offers expansive views of rural farmland, lakes and the Stirling Ranges.