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“short walk”(59 reviews)
“gymea lilies”(30 reviews)
“port stephens”(147 reviews)
Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9843
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All reviews short walk gymea lilies port stephens the main road stockton beach great view degree view steep drive sand dunes easy walk great photo opportunity your bearings anna bay limited parking soldiers point fingal bay vantage point
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Miss 6 and I walked up the road (about 7 minutes) and really enjoyed all the things to do up here. The lookout was spectacular, the museum interesting and the tea rooms a nice surprise!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VeronicasReview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to take in the beauty of the area. Only a short walk from the small car park to the top. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank beckyandjames83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view from up here is fantastic.. definitely must see on your first visit to the bay area. You won't be disappointed

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 439nevilles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its worth a drive up the look out to get a 360 degree view of Port Stephens. The turn off for this is just as you enter Nelson Bay

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 423peterm423
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get a gorgeous overview of Port Stephen's. I drove up on a hot summers day to see some rewarding views of the area The carpark is not huge and the road up is fairly narrow. No concerns though. If you are visiting the area it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank melfromaustralia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always take family and friends to the lookout to get an understanding of our terrific area. Views from Fingal to the west, out to the islands and north toward the lakes.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank exchips51
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Good access to lookout and signposted. Great views and lots of pretty native trees and flowers to look at. Views are lovely but better from The lighthouse or tomaree head in Shoal Bay if you don’t mind walking up hill.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katie2686
Reviewed 15 January 2019

What a wonderful place visit!! The Gan Gan Look out is stunning. Very high up and gives you an un-interupted view of everythingggggggg! Lovely breeze up there too! The 'viewer' which you pay for was $2 (for only 2mins I think - NOT long at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Steep drive up to the lookout with a short easy walk to the top. Fantastic views across the area and well sign posted with lots of information about the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DaveS810
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Got to see the Port Stephens area from a whole new perspective, feels very tropical and is always incredibly beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.