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Queens Wharf Tower

Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Fairly easy climb was worth the effort Perspex is old so best view is one level down from the top... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great atmosphere, standard pub food

In my opinion this place has the best views on the water for a drink or a meal. I like sitting... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
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Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly easy climb was worth the effort Perspex is old so best view is one level down from the top. Was clean and in reasonable condition for a 30 year old structure by the sea.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

In my opinion this place has the best views on the water for a drink or a meal. I like sitting downstairs for a drink and upstairs for a meal. I didn't think my meals were very high quality so I would love to return...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The climd to the top is excellent and in partifular of you are in some training programme for a trip which requires climbing. Once at the top excellent views of the Harbour and some parts of the CBD of Newcastle

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We grabbed a kilo of prawns and drove to the bay just below this tower and made short work of them with a few beers to wash them down. My kids had fun going to the top of the tower and throwing their flip flops...More

Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The tower is always fun to climb. It's free and offers great views of the harbour and the city. Unless you are physically unable (e.g. strollers, limited mobility, etc.) you should definitely give it a go!

Thank David W
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Nice view of harbour and surrounds but due to be demolished in future. Lots of stairs so be prepared for the knees to feel it. Best to go when not windy

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Use your imagination and this tower can look funny.. :) Nothing special about this one, if in need of time - forget it and go for your other vacation goals..

Thank nickenhanneleen
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful view to enjoy a family Lunch. All meals were delicious and generous size. Staff were friendly and professional. Good value for money.

Thank sterlingtraveller
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We enjoyed climbing up the tower today and appreciated that it was actually something we could do for free as family, which let's face it, doesn't happen very often! I'm afraid of heights but a sucker for a good view and I wasn't disappointed. Lovely...More

Thank pmk_17
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lets face it, whoever designed this "tower" had 1 thing on their mind. Anyway, it is worth the climb "around and around" until you reach the top for the views.

Thank Randall K
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Mitchell7863
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Response from Kimberly C | Reviewed this property |
It was open all day and had no closing hours so I assume it is open all the time.
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