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Gan Gan Lookout

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Address: Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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WOULD BE GREAT VIEWS ON CLEARIER DAY

The day we had to do this was overcast, view would of been so much better with clear skies, short walk from carpark

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The day we had to do this was overcast, view would of been so much better with clear skies, short walk from carpark

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Thank 29Kathie
Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A beautifully maintained look out awaits you once you wend your way up the hill. The Gymea lilies were in flower and they made wonderful silhouettes against the sky. Well worth climbing a little above the carpark to see the additional views.

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Thank Bill A
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to drive to, albeit it up a step narrow road (though, to be expected ). Limited parking and not suitable for caravans. Views to the south are visible from the parking area but there is a somewhat steep path to walk up to get to the main viewing area... 170 paces; though there is a handrail and bench seat... More 

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Thank 26NearlyNomads26
Wollongong, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access to one of the best views of the port. Almost 360 degrees of stunning vista. The drive up is interesting. Good parking and a short walk on good concrete pathway to the lookout. Coin-operated binoculars available.

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Thank Doug P
Port Stephens, Australia
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view overlooking the Port Stephens area. Great at sunset so take your camera. The walk from the car park is 2 minutes.

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Thank Larapintara
Branxton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views, views of water ways islands and surrounding area. Loved the Gymea Lillys. Short drive and walk to look out.

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Thank Jillylaroo
Nelson Bay, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The road and path up to the lookout have been greatly improved since I first went there many years ago and that makes it easier. The view is spectacular all around as a visit to the area would not be complete if you didn't go here.

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Thank Ken W
melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you do the final walk up to the actual top lookout. It is absolutely stunning looking out over the whole of Port Stephens. A definite must do in my book!!!

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Thank melbourne_sophie81
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views of the whole Port Stephens. There is a very good drive and parking. The walk is just a few meters and the views accurately described. Great place for family pictures and just minutes away from Nelson Bay.

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Thank DominikJ78
Central Coast NSW
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the great views from this easily accessible lookout which is a very short drive from Nelson Bay. Follow the road up to the top then a short walk along a footpath to either of the 2 lookouts. A beautiful spot and absolutely worthwhile adding to your itinerary

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