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Gan Gan Lookout

Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9843
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Found this lookout by accident as we drove past the sign. Stunning view on a beautiful clear day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
440Christine440
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Sydney, Australia
Amazing views of Port Stephens

Easy access from the carpark. New lookout very well designed and constructed. The view is to die... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sue H
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“short walk” (51 reviews)
“gymea lilies” (28 reviews)
“port stephens” (135 reviews)
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Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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+61 2 4984 9843
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"short walk"
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"gymea lilies"
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"port stephens"
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"great view"
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"the main road"
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"stockton beach"
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"sand dunes"
in 14 reviews
"degree view"
in 20 reviews
"your bearings"
in 12 reviews
"steep drive"
in 8 reviews
"easy walk"
in 17 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 10 reviews
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"every direction"
in 6 reviews
"anna bay"
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"fingal bay"
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"soldiers point"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this lookout by accident as we drove past the sign. Stunning view on a beautiful clear day. Steep drive up to the top and then a short easy work to the lookout. Informative signs give names to all the landmarks you can see in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy access from the carpark. New lookout very well designed and constructed. The view is to die for!!!

Thank sue H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to see a panoramic view of the coast and ocean. A definite must see when visiting Nelson Bay.

Thank ronaldandnavi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is well worth the short drive from the town of Nelson Bay -only 2.5 kilometres. The view is breathtaking -360 degrees around.The Bay and the Ocean sparkle on a sunny day. Plenty of parking, no charges. (Be careful exiting to the main road. Traffic...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

A short drive from Nelson bay brings you to the gan gan lookout which has beautiful views over Nelson bay and surrounds The road is narrow so care is needed but the view is worth it

Thank Kevin D
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We were surprised at the extent of the view from Gan Gan lookout. Also we hear that there is a local community group who maintains the lookout and surrounding area which allows it to be a very impressive location above Nelson Bay. If you are...More

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great little place with commanding views of the whole area, it’s wonderful to see how blessed we are in this great country. Which ever way we looked there were great sites to see, worth a visit or two to enjoy the great views.

Thank SalCacopardo
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Wonderful place to view the area, the road to the top of the lookout is very narrow and I wonder what would happen if we had met another car, there was a short walk up a well constructed concrete ramp that we were able to...More

Thank 228Larry228
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

There are 2 lookouts here: one near the carpark and one a short walk up past the mobile towers (what bureaucrat decided that the most scenic point in town merited having these monstrosities installed in that location!!??) The gymea lilies grow like weeds in this...More

Thank minzo007
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Very tall and interesting plants all around, unique species as it says. Great overview look out to Nelson bays

Thank Lingxia D
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Mrshulewicz
6 March 2018|
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Response from Sam_clark39 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I recommend driving up, as it doesn’t have a foot path
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monicatouma
29 September 2017|
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Response from ticketsplease | Reviewed this property |
You can park then walk it only takes a few minutes not to steep and you can easly push a stroller if you need to.
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