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Breath taking views

Worth the hike, with beautiful scenery all the way up. Bring a camera. Beaches, whales and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Great view

Well worth the short steep drive off the main road, fantastic view of the coast and surrounds. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna F
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Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9843
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth the hike, with beautiful scenery all the way up. Bring a camera. Beaches, whales and dolphins, if you look harde enough. Highly recommended.

1  Thank keysk0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the short steep drive off the main road, fantastic view of the coast and surrounds. The flowering gymea lilies were also a wonderful surprise. Short walk from carpark to the lookout. There is limited parking at the top which was causing some issues...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth going to. Its a very high lookout in this area. You get good views of the whole of Port Stephens, all the way to Newcastle.

Thank yusufhussain6h
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Great views of Port Stephens. Can drive to about 30m away from the lookout. Limited parking up there. Not sure how good it will be on a busy day. I went on a Friday.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Not a real long drive to the lookout but fairly steep. Quite a good view from the top but some restrictions on vista because of trees.

Thank OzNomad48
Reviewed 2 September 2018

You don't even have to walk as you can access it by car up to the top. Beautiful scenery from the Gan Gan lookout but you will have to ignore the gigantic site of telecommunications which welcome you at the car park. Past it and...More

Thank Martine H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great opportunity to see how the Port Stephens area 'fit's geographically in the region. Beautiful views at any time of day. Been there with a cheese platter and glass of bubbles for the sunset.

Thank jade1858
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Breathtaking 360' views. You can see from Seal Rocks down to the islands, through the heads into the bay and right up the bay and all the sand banks, the Myall Lakes, down to Williamtown Airport and Newcastle as well as the expansion of the...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Easy walk to the look out. Easy to find, views over the beaches and scenery were beautiful. Great photos.

Thank Rackie73
Reviewed 24 August 2018

a must to go to this lookout. worth the short drive and short walk to the top, remember to take the camera

1  Thank jps666
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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
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.