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The Rock Lookout

Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Short walk with Amazing Views

On a clear day this short 500 meter walk to the Rock Lookout is well worth it if you are in Mulgoa... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul L
via mobile
Picture Perfect

Just a short drive south of Penrth is this hidden gem. Spectacular vistas and breathtaking views of... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Peter C
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Penrith NSW
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Not far from Penrith, the Rock Lookout is in the historic Mulgoa Valley. For superb views of the Nepean River simply follow the short track 200m to the Rock Lookout.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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“nepean river” (10 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (2 reviews)
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Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a clear day this short 500 meter walk to the Rock Lookout is well worth it if you are in Mulgoa. Not for young children there are no fences or guard rails once you get to this high up position. For adults the easy,...More

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Just a short drive south of Penrth is this hidden gem. Spectacular vistas and breathtaking views of this section of the Nepean River await you if you're prepared to venture to this quiet and somewhat isolated area near Mulgoa. From the car park it's only...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Went with friends, had a picnic on the lookout. It was amazing. Breathtaking views! Theres a short walk there but if you are asthmatic, take your puffer and water just in case, some of the stairs can be a little steep. There also another walking...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

If you are up for a bit of a walk this is well worth visiting stunning views very piecefull. Show Australia at its best

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Hidden away so not many people visit. We were the only ones there. There are some flatter rocks to sit on so would be wonderful for a picnic. So quiet up there - you feel on top of the world! Not the place for kids...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this on the way back to Sydney from our trip to The Blue Mountains. Great views and no barriers on this one! Probably wouldn't take children to this one but we really enjoyed the views from the lookout!

Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I took a trip to the rock lookout recently for a photography session as I've heard this is a great spot. The road to the parking is quite gravelly so it's best to take your time. There is a decent amount of parking available and...More

Thank ladywanderlust101
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views across to the mountains and over the river. There is a longer walk you can do to a second lookout but make sure you take some water with you.

Thank TeaTreePink
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I can mimic a lot of what the others have said. Limited facilities you will need to bring water and food. Take the left hand path at the fork just after the car park and it's only a short walk. Well worth the walk. Stunning

1  Thank Ramigojag
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Took the kids for a bit of a stroll.... very nice views but I'd left my phone in the car so no pictures from me. Plenty of large flat surfaces were you could sit for a while and just take it all in. Sadly there...More

Thank Jodie S
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Riss11
20 November 2016|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Riss11, Do not take your dog to the lookout, as pk and Louise said before, the lookout is located close to the Blue Mountains and a national reserve. Cheers, Rod
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