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Rex Lookout

| Wangetti Beach, Wangetti, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Amazing High Distance Views Of The Coastline

A brief stop on our return from Port Douglas to Smithfield on Tuesday 19/06/18 & the distant views... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephen N
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Smithfield, Australia
Rex Lookout - between Cairns and Port Douglas

This lookout is a must stop for Tourists or first timers to Cairns. Locals stop to admire the view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dragon T
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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 days ago
“Amazing High Distance Views Of The Coastline”
1 week ago
“Rex Lookout - between Cairns and Port Douglas”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Wangetti Beach, Wangetti, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A brief stop on our return from Port Douglas to Smithfield on Tuesday 19/06/18 & the distant views of the ocean & Coastline is amazing. A great oppturnity taking many happy photos.

Thank Stephen N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lookout is a must stop for Tourists or first timers to Cairns. Locals stop to admire the view of the ocean stretchiing out to the reef. On some days it is host to numerous Hang Gliders who seem crazy ! Locals lap up the...More

Thank Dragon T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop and take in the view from Port Douglas to Cairns. Not only is the view amazing but watching the tandem gliders is breath taking. This is the spot where they take off and I can't believe people do...More

Thank Beebles123
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas along this stretch of coastal highway is simply beautiful. This lookout is well signposted and it’s well worth stopping to take in the beautiful view back towards Cairns. Have your camera at the ready.

Thank Lukajoreb
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped here for some photographic opportunities on our return trip to Cairns. Shame that we were unable to stop in the morning but very difficult with a bus. It was approaching dusk when we arrived and, while we managed some photos, the lot were...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A bit tricky to turn to if you come from Cairns but worth it. You get a really nice perspective on the coastline.

Thank travel2dive
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We recently stopped at Rex Lookout to check out the view but we're quite surprised to see they have tandem gliding that launch from the lookout, if you're wanting to see some great views then I'd have to say there's no better view then up...More

Thank Polley17
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

A well sign-posted lookout point, worth a stop to allow you to take-in the amazing scenery. We enjoyed watching hang-gliders over the area, on the day we visited.

Thank Perpetual_Student_NZ
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great lookout on the way to Port Douglas. The views of the mountains and water was amazing ant worth the quick stop.

Thank Stumpie8
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A pretty good stop on the way back from Kuranda. I always stop here on the way back to cairns, great view of cairns and the ocean. Be careful when slowing down, mind the cars behind yours.

Thank DrM898
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