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Ben Boyd Tower

Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Nature at it’s best

A really beautiful walk n the scenery from Boydstower is spectacular of Twofold Bay worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lil1969
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Eden, Australia
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History and Natural Met

In 1842, Benjamin Boyd decided to sail to Australia.nearby the town that is named now Eden. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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"whaling station"
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"sealed road"
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"interesting history"
in 11 reviews
"spot whales"
in 4 reviews
"national park"
in 10 reviews
"easy walk"
in 9 reviews
"fees apply"
in 2 reviews
"whaling industry"
in 3 reviews
"piece of history"
in 3 reviews
"walking track"
in 4 reviews
"off the highway"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 7 reviews
"whale watching"
in 6 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"rock formations"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"great insight"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful walk n the scenery from Boydstower is spectacular of Twofold Bay worth a visit with interesting history of whaling days

Thank lil1969
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 1842, Benjamin Boyd decided to sail to Australia.nearby the town that is named now Eden. He became the largest landholder in the region. Benjamin decided to build a tower like in the Middle Ages. No one had a tower like that in Australia. It...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only 300m walk from carpark 8 AUD for carpark ( honest trust) Seems like not much but peaceful n beautiful lake

Thank Sunanta L
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Tower was used to spot whales and ships in the 1800's. It is a short, easy walk from the car park through bush to reach the Tower. The Tower is viewable from the outside and ground level inside, but it is not possible to...More

Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Its ab it off the beaten track, but well worth visiting. It is an elaborate sandstone tower built as a whaling observation point in the last century. Views back towards Eden are spectacular. You have to park, then walk about half a kilometre along a...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This is quite a way off the highway and the views back to eden are best photographed in the morning or it's into the sun. Gentle 300m walk to the tower and viewing platform but not a lot to see. Also car park charge is...More

Thank MaureenMackay
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The site is easy to access, Ben Boyd was suitably excentric to make the story fascinating and the views are spectacular. Don't miss the opportunity to do some hiking on the lighthouse to lighthouse trail that starts here.

Thank Robert and Kare... S
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Nice lake and beach round walk nearby, Eden township and drives to nearby townships, national parks and beaches.

Thank LoveThisWorld55
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting Ben Boyd Tower and learning about its history. Nice walk to tower and great view of the ocean.

Thank cardcrafty
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The tower is about 30 mins south of Eden all on sealed road except last the 1 km. As it is part of a national park fees per vehicle apply ( pay via honesty system). It's a short flat walk to the tower from the...More

Thank Lisa P
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