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Black Mountain Nature Park

Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
+61 2 6207 2113
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Views of the city and nature

When visiting Canberra or hosting it is worth a trip to the top of Black Mountain. The nature walks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Canberrascooter
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Canberra
via mobile
good views and easy walk

The area was very dry but lovely to walk through. Saw one elegant tiny orchid that made my day. I... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Kciff
,
Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Average14%
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“botanic gardens” (10 reviews)
“telstra tower” (20 reviews)
“great walk” (3 reviews)
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Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
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+61 2 6207 2113
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When visiting Canberra or hosting it is worth a trip to the top of Black Mountain. The nature walks are worth taking for the adventurous and the free car park at the top provides an easy stroll to the tower. The tower hosts (the revolving...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The area was very dry but lovely to walk through. Saw one elegant tiny orchid that made my day. I did not quite go to the top since I was looking at vegetation and birds. The path was easy to follow and views along the...More

1  Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The views from the top of Black Mountain are amazing. Pay $7 pp to go to the top of the Telstra Tower and you get incredible views of Canberra and beyon.

1  Thank SueSydney2014
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

My favourite part about this tower is the wildlife. You can see kangaroos and a great view of Canberra.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can walk the trail up to the top of Black Mountain through the Botanic Gardens, and this is probably the nicest way to do it. However, if you do not want so much uphill walking, then drive up, and park at the carpark towards...More

2  Thank Les_Landau
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a drive to the top, too go up the Telstra tower and see the 360 degree views of Canberra. Be careful when driving up as people do ride and walk as well and the road is quiet narrow and bendy, so watch out...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

One of the nice things about Canberra is its abundance of parks and reserves. When visiting the Telstra Tower you can avail yourself of this nature park. Plenty of areas to walk or bike ride and bring a picnic for a great place to have...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is the place the place to have a bird's eye view of the Capital city. It costs me $7.50 per person to be admitted to the top of the tower. The wind was blowing and after a 360 tour, we were warming ourselves with...More

1  Thank AXA-India
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We cycled up - much easier coming down but make sure your brakes work! Some picnic areas and good parking but the best views are from the Telstra Tower so be prepared to pay to see them (only $7.50 for adults and $3 concession so...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Located centrally in Canberra, just outside the city hustle and bustle. Numerous walking tracks, of varying difficulty, meander around and up the mountain. Lots of birds, mammals and reptiles inhabit the park, so you're bound to have a native animal encounter of some kind. Plenty...More

1  Thank ballantrae2
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