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Can’t believe that this piece of paradise is so close to Newcastle.
Without even walking up to the top of the mountain the views towards the coast are fabulous from the car park.
There are several nice clean picnic tables in the forested area as...More
I went for the bushwalking but discovered a lot of human interventions.
This is probably because its close to the city with a nice view.
Dont go if you want to "get away" as there are several aerials/towers at the summit plus lots picnic shelters...More
Beautiful bushland area, Mt Sugarloaf was devastated by the 2015 April super storm but has recovered well. Nice alternative drive between Lake Macquarie and Maitland areas the lookout has great views over the valley. There is a mining company in the area but you wouldn't...More
Mount Sugarloaf is either the or one of the highest features located in the Great Dividing Range which sit to the west of Newcastle NSW.
Set in beautiful Australian bushland it has exceptional views of Lake Macquarie. It is well worth the drive even if...More
It's really great at Mount Sugarloaf - there are many picnic spots with BBQ's either wood or gas take your pick...and the walks are fabulous. If you can make it right to the top there are magnificent views as far as the eye can see...More
It was OK, but it had rubbish everywhere. Why can't people use rubbish bins as there were plenty there. But the view wasn't crash hot, the bush is well grown and there was really only one spot you could see through. It was still nice...More
Drove up to the top of the mountain as I'd never been up there before. There is a nice view, but there's not much else up there, apart from some toilets. On the drive down, I pulled over as there was an interesting rock formation...More