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We had heard of Prospect Hill. We could see it, but were unable to find a place for our car. The... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
On a clear day....

We come here as much for the exercise as for the unsurpassed views. The information at the top is... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We had heard of Prospect Hill. We could see it, but were unable to find a place for our car. The last day on Kanagaroo Island, we found a spot for our car on the Prospect Hill. There were no signs once inside, but their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

It really wasn't with disappointment that we learned this place is currently closed. This is the highest point on the island I believe, and this is where Matthew Flinders climbed, so that he could easily see that it indeed was an island. 502 steps -...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank carjilari
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The island has a spectacular range of seascapes and landscapes. From the lookout at Prospect Hill, you could see the waves breaking on Pennington Bay round to Pelican Lagoon. Well, you could but it’s been closed for months for repairs to the steps. So go...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bob D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We come here as much for the exercise as for the unsurpassed views. The information at the top is extremely interesting. Our photos are always amazing and the feeling up there is surreal. I believe it has been shut for too long for stair repair...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Signs were there but it was closed off- not sure for repairs or what? Looked like a very steep climb but could imagine the view from the top would have been incredible

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JSina
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I am only rating it poor because it is currently closed for safety reasons. This is understandable but of course disappointing. I was looking forward to seeing the views from the top. Luckily the island is full of good views!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We used to go over as CFS escorting the fuel run on the ferry very early morning so we wound stop at Prospect Hill and challenge each other with a race to the top. I lost most times. I have forgot how many steps there...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

From the council website... "A section of the Prospect Hill Lookout steps has failed and requires the walkway to be completely closed to the public until further notice. Please advise visitors that the lookout is closed and that they should not attempt to scale the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Baronessvont
Reviewed 4 September 2016

At Prospect Hill our bus stopped for photos. We missed a tiger snake photo however the views are just as provided on trip advisor.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

As the title sys, we almost missed seeing the attraction. It is not far from Penneshaw but is a steep climb from the car park to the top. Well worth the effort to climb.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Ronald R
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