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We really liked our excursion to the mountain top, although we cheated by drining up. Views were... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
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The drive to the summit is easy and interesting in it's self. Once there parking is easy to find... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Pilbeam Drive, Rockhampton, Queensland 4701, Australia
+61 7 4936 8000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great views of Rockhampton. The metal walkway is amazing. Great place also for a picnic. Well worth going to especially on a clear day.

Thank nfturnbull
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drove to the top of Mt Archer (sounds lotsa people did also) tho I do think the hike (or cycle) up would be invigorating and it was well worth the trip. Altho there were lotsa clouds, the glimpses we got from the new skywalk...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went up with my dog for a wander and to check out the new walkway locals were talking about. It did seem well built and the idea is great and the views are very good. Sadly, there is a lot of work to do...More

Thank Vanessa U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to three different lookouts with varying degrees of satisfaction. Grass Tree lookout is surrounded by trees, so all you see are the trees and very little else. Sleiper lookout is a journey of 1.2km over mostly very rough surface, so good footwear is essential....More

2  Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Driving to the top of mountains is always the goal of the lazy hiker. Here, resplendent with abandoned cars is the park that is Mt Archer. Still, for two kiwis, it had lovely views of the surrounding countryside here in the tropical north.

Thank Stefan F
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We really liked our excursion to the mountain top, although we cheated by drining up. Views were wonderful. This is a good place for a high quality cafe, where you can have a coffee and pastry after all the tromping around trails.

Thank travellerXkingston
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The drive to the summit is easy and interesting in it's self. Once there parking is easy to find and there is a coffee shop (it wasn't open when we were there). Views are varied and many. More work needs to be done but with...More

1  Thank Jock55
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I have traveled many times through Rockhampton and never taken the time to have a look around. MT.Archer is the largest feature overlooking Rockhampton and although a National Park has a small residential estate just below the summit. The views from the summit are exceptional...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My Archer has views over Rockhampton. Recently a walkway has been built literally among the tree tops and the views are amazing. It’s a little bit of a walk - approx 200 metres over a bush track so may be a little difficult for the...More

Thank 709TAM
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Found the road to the lookout through google maps. A steep windy road but were told our destination was at a spot along the way which was a lookout but seemed over grown and not that great. We continued on the road to discover the...More

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Mandy R
2 June 2018|
Response from d0nald37 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mandy. I just checked my in box and found your Question. I hope it's not too late. From what I observed there were no signs barring dogs. There are areas where they would be comfortable with including some good walking... More
James J
6 June 2017|
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Response from DariustheM | Reviewed this property |
The RRC has just opened a foot path up there, I saw it on TV. You can ride a bike or walk up. Its a hill.