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Mount Rouse

Surkitts Lane, Penshurst, Victoria, Australia
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Well worth it

It really is worth taking the time to drive the short distance to this lookout. A few stairs at the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Judy F
,
Taree NSW Australia
Easy short detour

This old volcano is very easy to access, and will take only a few minutes of your time while... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
JMGeneva
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Surkitts Lane, Penshurst, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

It really is worth taking the time to drive the short distance to this lookout. A few stairs at the end, and you have a really stunning view. The nearby town of Penshurst, the wind farms in the distance, the surrounding rural area, plus lots...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This old volcano is very easy to access, and will take only a few minutes of your time while driving in this otherwise flat farmland area, but the view from the top, including on the Grampians is superb. Don't miss it, it's worth the short...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a must as when going through the area. The short winding drive takes you practically to the top, wild flowers, wallabies and nature can be viewed on the drive. Once at the top a set of annoying stairs go the last 100 metres...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were passing through Penshurst when we saw the sign for the volcano museum, and on the advice of the lady working there we visited Mt Rouse on our way south to Port Fairy. You can drive almost to the summit around old craters, and...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Visitors from overseas have always found this area fascinating. The town itself, the volcanic connections and the great service at a lovely cafe.

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Reviewed 27 February 2016

If your ever visiting the southern grampians you should continue down South and check out the interesting town of Penshurst. One of the highlights of these great little town is the extinct volcano Mt Rouse which is around 5min south of town . You can...More

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