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Tomaree Head

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Address: Tomaree National Park | 2 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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US$ 92.23*
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Port Stephens Beach Day Trip from Sydney Including Barbecue Lunch
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Port Stephens Day Trip with Dolphin Watching, Sandboarding, and Australian...

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Worth the climb

The climb up is hot and sweaty with lots of steps, although once at the top you are greeted with stunning views in all directions.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The climb up is hot and sweaty with lots of steps, although once at the top you are greeted with stunning views in all directions.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took 20 years to walk this but what a view. Wss harder than i thought 1st half is a walkway which rises at a good rate. The last half you have steel ladder steps and rock steps. Having a knee replacement 2 yrs ago managed to complete it. Wear decent shoes not thongs. The notices say moderate climb but that... More 

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Thank Andrew B
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a walk from Ramada Resort to Tomaree Headland great walk took about 15 mins to get to top got heart rate up and view from top is magnificent. Highly recommended.

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Thank Matt L
Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The track is well constructed and offers great views out over Port Stephens Nelson Bay. The track is popular with tourists and locals alike. Parts of the journey are steep but a reasonably healthy person will be able to complete the track.

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Thank KruegsAust
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must if you are here at Port Stephens. Such a lovely hike at first when you see it your like omg this is gonna be a tough one but it actually doesn't take too long and is a really nice hike and not difficult. Depending on your fitness level can take from 20-40min. So worth it for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the hike up. The views are worth it. Take water and proper shoes. Can get a little busy on weekends and bottlenecks occur at several spots. Look out for the resident large spiders above you. Harmless though.

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Thank Debvr
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit especially the top of the mount, quite a climb, but well worth it for the spectacular 360 views.

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Thank Simon H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the beach at Shoal Bay the climb is around 30min depending on your level of fitness. The path is alternates between paved sections and stairs, sometimes very narrow, and you will work up a sweat on a hot day. Once you reach the summit you will be rewarded with fantastic views of the Shoal Bay and the surrounding beaches.... More 

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Thank Douglas L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable climb, about 1km distance. Took us about 1.5 hours to make round trip including plenty of time to take photos. Views at the peak is well worth it. Bring camera, bottle of water and good closed shoes.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk is a must if visiting the area because it give you a real perspective as to the geography of the area. Its a little steep and I wouldn't try it with a buggy and kids in tow, but otherwise its really not difficult and is well worth the effort.

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