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Amazing view, worth the drive!

Access this amazing lookout over townsville via Stuart, prepare for a few kms of winding roads... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lau_5567
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Rockhampton, Australia
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The Serenity

Was driven up there by some friends which are local to the region. It was a reasonable distance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
spicylisa
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Brisbane, Australia
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Capture a great overview of Townsville with a visit to Mount Stuart. Providing views overlooking the entire city and across to Magnetic Island and Cleveland Bay, Mount Stuart is a great way for visitors to get their bearings before further exploring...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mount Stuart Road | Mt Stuart, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
+61 1800 801 902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Access this amazing lookout over townsville via Stuart, prepare for a few kms of winding roads, you'll see the bmx bike tracks on the side of ride along the way where they have competitions. The view from the top is just unreal, best to do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lau_5567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was driven up there by some friends which are local to the region. It was a reasonable distance from Townsville and what seemed a very long way up the mountain. Once there we followed a short track to the summit where communication tower was perched....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank spicylisa
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

If you walk/run pack water and wear sun protective wear. There is no water or toilet facilities at the top. Leave early as walking the hill may take 3-4 hours. The heat will take its toll. A few nice curves for motorcycle riders. Parks at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LEA005
Reviewed 3 October 2018

worth visiting for the view TAKE MOSQUITO REPELLENT especially in summer ! if you have personal transport then feel free to visit, - don't bother walking it - its not an inspiring walk. if you must walk it do it in winter!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Guy R
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

After a spectacular winding road trip to the top, we spent 10 minutes trying to lock our car - neither of our remote keys were working. After locking the car manually (further 5 minutes extracting key from remote) we went to the lookout point and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hyst3rical
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We drove to the top and there are various viewing vantage points. Amazing views across Townsville and beyond to the hinterland. Simply a must visit when in Townsville. I was surprised that there was no one else up there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

An interesting drive up to the lookout with lots of wildlife around the place. A well place lookout just a little way from the car park made a great place to have lunch and lookout over the greater Townsville area. Refreshingly cool after a hot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trev S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

A good sealed road winds it's way up the mountain to a height of 584 metres above sea level. Townsville Rotary club have built a viewing area at the top which looks out as far as the eye can see in a 180 degree view....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A narrow winding road and need to be on the lookout for cyclists and walkers who also use the road.As well as the views likely to see a rock wallaby at the top.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drron
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A nice scenic drive to the peaceful place good for a picnic. Need to carry your eats and drinks. Mot many people visit the place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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