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Great views out to the horizon

A beautiful view with the added advantage of seasonal viewng of whales. Look below and dolphins can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leonie D
Forster, Australia
Spoilt by rain

Drove up to lookout but ALAS it was raining so could not take the time to enjoy the views. Would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rod S
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“great spot”(6 reviews)
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Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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All reviews an easy walk great spot in season spot whales see whales great view forster beach photo opportunities free parking well worth the effort walking track whale watching cliffs mile dune path lookout
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful view with the added advantage of seasonal viewng of whales. Look below and dolphins can be spotted. Large turtles swm by at times.

Thank Leonie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove up to lookout but ALAS it was raining so could not take the time to enjoy the views. Would have been fantastic on a good day.

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wind swept and steep cliffs. Three viewing platforms for easy views Concrete path access. Very nice view up and down the coast

Thank joshuanorrie
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Worth the walk to this amazing lookout. We saw whales breaching on the day, so take the time to pause as most people missed it so they could continue there hike.

Thank ChelS107
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I visited here last year on a grey, windy day, and when its clear, its so much nicer. Take binoculars and look out for whales! We went at sunrise and surprisingly had it to ourselves. Free parking which is good, but no seats, toilets or...More

Thank dalton1skiing
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Great spot on top of the hill looking out over the ocean. Beautiful scenery you can nearly always spot whales. Also common to see dolphins & the occasional seal or green turtle. Love locks are often placed along the fence.

Thank cookieau2000
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

You can drive up to initial lookout & then a short walk to two other vantage points. A must see, no whales today but lots of dolphins putting on a show.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Many people go here look say wow and are gone within a few minutes . But !! If they stay and look there is a very high probability they will see whales dolphins maybe even a turtle or shark . Great spot :-)

Thank stuart c
Reviewed 23 July 2018

great view and an easy walk down to the beach for most people. Access to the beach is NOT suitable for people with disabilities.

Thank neverchecked
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great view from up here, you can often see whales in the distance if the season is right. You can drive right up to the first lookout and just a few short steps gets you on there, great views over the ocean and also overlooking...More

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Jeanette S
18 October 2017|
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Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
by car 5minutes up the hill.Walking about half an hour at a leisurely pace ,just follow the Bicentennial walk there are views on the way.