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Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

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Great panoramic views

There are great 360 degree views from the lookout after a rather winding drive to the top. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Excellent views and worth the drive

Although the drive up was through bush-fire affected country, the view from the top was worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are certainly not what you would expect. Some stunning views nearly 360. Gets a bit cold up there since the warm air blows up the mountain and becomes really cold so maybe take a jacket. Most certainly head up there in the evening...More

Thank ExplorerJason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are great 360 degree views from the lookout after a rather winding drive to the top. There are no facilities and the area at the top is bare, barren and rather windy.

Thank sydneysider48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove out from Orange to Mt Canobolas State Conservation area. We were advised by the staff at the information centre that as we were towing a camper we probably should only drive to the first lookout point. The road was steep and narrow and...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the drive up was through bush-fire affected country, the view from the top was worth the trip. It is a 360 degrees view and, on a clear day,you can literally see for miles. Parking is plentiful and there are information boards to explain the...More

Thank RobandMaryJean
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Amazing 360degree views . There are excellent information boards about the history of this extinct volcano.

Thank Robyn N
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Worth the drive up to the Mount. The road is a little windy on the way to the lookout on top of the mount. We visited in winter and snow had covered the top of the hill

Thank Carmenere007
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Must see spot if in Orange. Great Views see for miles & miles. Great sunset. Walking tracks. Dirt roads out the back for the more adventurous.

Thank terryd543
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The steep road to the lookout went up and up and was wondering when we would finally reach the summit. Evidence of recent big fire in park with burn trees along road but signs of revegetation. Worth the climb with the views over Orange from...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The drive up is both sad and happy. There's obvious damage from the bush fire in Feb 2018, but lots of evidence of new growth. We even had to stop whilst a kangaroo crossed the road. The view from the top is lovely but not...More

Thank CarneyDee
Reviewed 27 April 2018

nice driving to Mount Canobolas . great views from the summit; plenty of interesting little and not so little walks around.

Thank Vinod J
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