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Pipers Lookout - Hervey's Range

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Another good spot to see over Townsville. Nice views of the Black River area and out to sea. Not... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Townsville, Australia

To get there you have to travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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22 Nov 2017
“good place to stop for a photo on the way up or down Harvey's Range.”
3 Aug 2017
“Filming location”
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

you wouldn't drive out here just for the lookout, but if you are travelling up to the Heritage Team Rooms, or just travelling through, it is a great spot to stop and take photo and take in the view towards Townsville and the coast. Sunrise...More

2  Thank KENPHOTO74
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Another good spot to see over Townsville. Nice views of the Black River area and out to sea. Not so good on a smoky day.

Thank JaymieOK
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A great spot to overlook Townsville and surrounds from a elevated spot in the Hervey Ranges.Very tight spot to get into but worth the effort.

Thank colpett
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Stopped here after a visit to the Heritage Tea Rooms and the view was amazing. There is a rock to the side you can walk up and take better photos. It is a bit challenging coming down so not for the feint hearted but very...More

Thank Stephen_Marr
Reviewed 14 October 2016

To get there you have to travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of Rangewood and Rupertswood to find Piper's Lookout near the top of the Range. The views are really stunning out there, especially when the sun goes down. The...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a fair way out of town, heading out along Harvey's Range Road. It does give you an idea of the vastness of the area.This is another road out to Charters Towers. If you keep driving out of town, past this lookout, you come...More

1  Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 2 May 2016

On a clear day, you can see for miles; including the sights around Townsville. Just up the track there is a heritage homestead where you can sample high tea and other sumptuous fair.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

If heading up or down the range this lookout is an easy stop. Beautiful views out over the valley to the ocean and is just stunning if the region has had a bit of rain.

Thank aymeh
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were heading to the Hervey Range Tea Rooms which are abobut a kilometre from the lookout. Its a beautiful view back across the valley to Townsville and Magnetic Island

Thank brettdtsvl
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Beautiful surroundings, authentic heritage experience, lovely food. Good service. Quiche a little too salty for me but well priced and very tasty. Partner enjoyed his steak sandwich.

Thank Isobel B
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