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Get a gorgeous overview of Port Stephen's. I drove up on a hot summers day to see some rewarding... read more

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Korumburra, Australia
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A must do in the bay

We always take family and friends to the lookout to get an understanding of our terrific area... read more

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9843
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get a gorgeous overview of Port Stephen's. I drove up on a hot summers day to see some rewarding views of the area The carpark is not huge and the road up is fairly narrow. No concerns though. If you are visiting the area it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank melfromaustralia
Reviewed 3 days ago

We always take family and friends to the lookout to get an understanding of our terrific area. Views from Fingal to the west, out to the islands and north toward the lakes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank exchips51
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good access to lookout and signposted. Great views and lots of pretty native trees and flowers to look at. Views are lovely but better from The lighthouse or tomaree head in Shoal Bay if you don’t mind walking up hill.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katie2686
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful place visit!! The Gan Gan Look out is stunning. Very high up and gives you an un-interupted view of everythingggggggg! Lovely breeze up there too! The 'viewer' which you pay for was $2 (for only 2mins I think - NOT long at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steep drive up to the lookout with a short easy walk to the top. Fantastic views across the area and well sign posted with lots of information about the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DaveS810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to see the Port Stephens area from a whole new perspective, feels very tropical and is always incredibly beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lararicho
Reviewed 1 week ago

360 degree views of Port Stephens waterway and the adjacent ocean coast. Can drive up or a good exhilarating walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A steep drive to the top of this viewing spot in Nelson Bay gives you panoramic views with descriptions on a display board of the areas in view. See the sandhills to Stockton, Tomaree Headland, Soldiers Point and across The Bay to Tea Gardens &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pipelinepeel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really stunning view. Definitely worth a short trip to check it out if you are in the area. Bring $1 to use the binoculars!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fiwylie7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for visitors to the area. It's atop the highest hill in the area and the views are spectacular. The lookout also provides a good introduction to areas in Port Stephens, which are well identified at the lookout.

Date of experience: December 2018
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Sam_clark39 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I recommend driving up, as it doesn’t have a foot path
29 September 2017|
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Response from ticketsplease | Reviewed this property |
You can park then walk it only takes a few minutes not to steep and you can easly push a stroller if you need to.