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Fortress Rock

Mt Hay Road, Leura, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 9 attractions in Leura
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Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A little way out of town along dirt road that requires some care in places. Short walk, approx 45 minutes return. Crowd-free and stunning views. You could drive further along Mt Hay Rd to further walks if you have the time.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We found this on trip advisor and are so glad we did. It's a lovely walk, not hard but the terrain is rocky so my sturdy teva sandals were appreciated. Drive out of Leura on Mount Hay road, and it becomes a pot holed gravel road ... We went in a sedan, not a four wheel drive and were fine,... More

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Wollongong
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The dirt road down Mt Hay rd can be a little rough but still okay for non 4wd's like my sedan. The walk is not ardous from having to deal with really steep inclines but can take some time 90 mins plus so remember drinking water etc and mobile phone covergare still very good so that is a blessing. You... More

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Sydney, Australia
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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

This is a reasonably easy walk - about 1.5km each way. Most walks in the Blue Mountains involve a serious uphill slog on the return trip, but Fortress Rock spares you that exhaustion. There is a short slope right at the beginning of the walk and the rest is along a ridge to a rather impressive view. We walked in... More

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