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The Rock Lookout

Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Excellent view

I can mimic a lot of what the others have said. Limited facilities you will need to bring water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Peaceful afternoon

Took the kids for a bit of a stroll.... very nice views but I'd left my phone in the car so no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jodie S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can mimic a lot of what the others have said. Limited facilities you will need to bring water and food. Take the left hand path at the fork just after the car park and it's only a short walk. Well worth the walk. Stunning

Thank Ramigojag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids for a bit of a stroll.... very nice views but I'd left my phone in the car so no pictures from me. Plenty of large flat surfaces were you could sit for a while and just take it all in. Sadly there...More

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Quick break for an outing and a picnic. If you want to getaway for a few hours and take in the seclusion and serenity this is an easy place to get to. Packed a picnic lunch and headed out........ Travel along Mulgoa road toward Wallacia...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a interesting place to visit. The view is great. Take care with children. You can take some great photos.

Thank Lois D
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Rock gives you a beautiful view of the Nepean River, Nepean River Gorge and the lower Blue Mountains. On a clear day the views are gorgeous and if you're lucky you will visit on a day when it is just you, peace, quiet and...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Drive right to the end of Fairlight Road and it is an easy climb up to the rock platform. The view over the river is absolutely stunning Be careful near the edge but if you walk along the track you keep getting different perspectives of...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This attraction has one locator signboard on the corner of Mulgoa Road and Fairlight Road, so you could easily be unaware that this great viewing platform is available. Drive up past the Schoenstatt Grotto right to the end of Fairlight Road (about 2kms is gravel)....More

2  Thank InMyOpinion2159
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great spot! Nice easy walk, no need for a 4wd just take it easy on the drive up, there was some beautiful Australian native plants and a great view of the river. Definitely recommend

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My missus and I decided to go for a walk around the area, not thinking about the beautiful view we got to see. Some of the other reviews mentioned something about a short walk... I got no idea if I parked the car at the...More

2  Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A little bit of a walk and a few rock steps to climb but the view is worth it, you can see way up the Nepean River, not suitable for wheelchair, stroller. can be a little rough for a person with breathing difficulty but not...More

2  Thank justalonecruiselover
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Can you take your dog?
20 November 2016|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Riss11, Do not take your dog to the lookout, as pk and Louise said before, the lookout is located close to the Blue Mountains and a national reserve. Cheers, Rod