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Queens Wharf Tower - CLOSED

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Wonderful Harbour Views ,Photos .

Luckily we enjoyed a steady climb inside this 30 year old harbour side tower and the panoramic... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Bribie Island, Australia
Its been demolished!!!

This used to be a great spot to visit with a climb to the top for views over the city and harbour... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Chris B
Penrith, Australia
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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All reviews worth the climb great view easy climb worth the effort photos stairs harbour views demolished camera icon structure stockton visitors exercise
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Luckily we enjoyed a steady climb inside this 30 year old harbour side tower and the panoramic views before its" September 2018 demolition". 40.3 meters high ,180 steps. Queens Wharf Tower served thousands of exercising visitors with rewarding views. But became Dated ,rusty, lil smelly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this place but sadly council couldn’t afford to fix it and keep it. So sad this icon is gone. I loved it. It was beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melody M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This used to be a great spot to visit with a climb to the top for views over the city and harbour. In their wisdom the council demolished the tower in September 2018.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

So after many years this iconic & very interesting shape of a structure is going down. Oh how we will miss your interesting presence on Newy’s skyline. Farewell dear friend, it was great knowing, climbing & eyeing you!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CathieM959
Reviewed 17 September 2018

WAS a great landmark in Newy ! Now in the process of being knocked down ! So if you haven't seen it , too late !!!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank balijulz
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We climber the 40.3m high tower during 45km/hr winds. While we rested at the top, and yes the tower did sway slightly, it was the wind "singing' through and around the tower that was brilliant. The views were marvellous across the bay to Stockton.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robyn E
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This has always been an icon in Newcastle the walk up is a bit of exercise but well worth it when you get to the top, the view is amazing, would be good if council replaced the glass as over the years people have scratched...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

this was a great place to climb if you had a mild level of fitness however due to the refurbishment of Newcastle town centre it has been removed and no longer available

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank N1648FOdavid
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I climbed up this lookout tower in Newcastle, NSW on a recent cruise visit. It was a long climb up, and I was puffing and panting but determined to make it up to the top. When I got there, i found the perspex was badly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Great views of Newcastle and the surrounding area. My nephews enjoyed the run up and down. We went at sunset (according to the hours of operation closing time, yet it was still open) and l took some great shots just below the viewing deck theough...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 926antonyl
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