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Tomaree Head

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Tomaree National Park | 2 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tomaree Head is an absolute must-see if you can manage the steep climb to the top. Starting in the carpark at the base, it is a slow amble up paved walkways through beautiful, lush bush with birdlife and ferns. As you walk up, take the...More

Thank JAEuropa2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

The initial path to mt Tomaree is a very steep gradient.(approx 15-20 minutes walk) You then come to steep stairs but don’t be put off The path is climbable and is not as bad as it looks after the stairs. You can take your time...More

Thank kiwihols
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The walk up is not easy but definitely worth it when you get there. We took the walking track about half way up which was longer but not as steep. The views are magnificent with several different lookouts to see in different directions. A great...More

Thank SealWoods
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking up is not as hard as it looks. Steel stairs and walkways strategically placed make it safe and walkable even if your not too fit. Once you get to the fist lot of steel steps the hardest bit is over tough it may not...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local and regularly walk to the top of Tomaree Headland every Sunday for exercise. (up and down 3 times usually. My record when training to walk the Kokoda Track was 18 trips up/down in one day!!!!) The view is the iconic photo...More

Thank KangarooPhil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing like getting out in the fresh air, facing the wild terrain, with the sun to your back and the challenge ahead. In the time we took to get to the top there was one particularly energetic fellow who got up and down it 3...More

Thank Luke_for_Dinner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk and great views but take a baby carrier as there is a ladder to get to main lookout. Can get a pram to the old gun placements. Friendly locals and really good path for most of the walk.

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk is not for the faint hearted quite steep and a lot of steep stairs on saying that I am not yhe fittest of people and some were running it and some alot older than me on reaching the top views were magnificent on...More

Thank sydka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing walk to the summit of Tomaree Head. The views are spectacular and the 45-minute walk seems totally worth it. Felt proud of myself for making it because it was a challenging for those who are scared of heights.

1  Thank Centaine M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time walking to the top of Tomaree Head. The walk is not that challenging - my five year old walked up and back. The views are excellent and a bit scary for those scared of heights. Especially when the wind picked...More

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pascalbatan
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Response from Mehmet Haluk S | Reviewed this property |
Other than certified assistance dogs, pets are not allowed.
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EllaH19
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Response from Tannasmumma | Reviewed this property |
There were plenty of kids doing it! Personally i wouldnt want to take a child under 6, you'll be carrying them. Its probably best suited from 8+ they all seemed to be having fun... i look forward to taking our kids back up... More
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
Yes walk is open 24/7
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