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The Balconies

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Address: Reeds Lookout Carpark, Victoria, Australia
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Wonderful views

Enjoy the walk of around 1km from the car park and see magnificent views at the end. Great for families with young children. Take a water bottle and some snacks to enjoy the view... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alida R
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy the walk of around 1km from the car park and see magnificent views at the end. Great for families with young children. Take a water bottle and some snacks to enjoy the view at the end. Not sure why people keep going over or around the railings at the end view to get photos on the rock faces -... More 

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Thank Alida R
Singapore
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130 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures that many visitors take sitting or standing on the edge of the rock is off limit. We arrived in the evening and managed to catch the setting sun. It made the view of the plain spectacular.

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Thank AXA-India
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just like the advertisements totally awesome. Easy drive to Reid's lookout and easy short walk to the balconies. You can't walk on to the balcony any longer because they've fenced it off but you can get a good photo from the lookout. And then you can create collage on Instragram and join the two pics together... voila

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Thank cazza_jackson
Jung, Australia
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

It was an awe-inspiring as well as educational. The fact this place is part of Australia's Aboriginal myths, and standing right into it is simply an amazing experience.

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Thank WilldRose
DINGWALL
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We thouroughly enjoyed walking to this viewpoint with our family. Even the pushchair with a 10 month old child made it along with 2 grannies, a grandad and his parents. Unfortunately the view was spoiled by an idiot girl sitting on a rocky outcrop despite the extensive warings at the site. Not amuswed!!! Beatiful views all round.

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Thank Manstandvd
Geelong, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

It is a flat walk to the balconies from the car park. But longer than you realise. At the end the scenery is worth every bit. Come at sunset especially in the summer and it is stunning.

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Thank 5robs91
Victoria, Australia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

A pretty little 1km walk from the Reed Lookout carpark will lead you to The Balconies. Make sure you check it out because the views from here are absolutely stunning! There are two lookout points here and the view is worth every step you take to get there! A must visit if you're in the Grampians!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

An easy 2 km round walk along a well defined path to a spectacular view. (If it wasn't for the 30 degree heat and the flies, I would have enjoyed every step of the way.) The Balconies is an unusual rock formation next to a fantastic lookout spot. You aren't supposed to go onto the Balconies itself anymore - plenty... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer M
Market Harborough, Leics, UK
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Having been to the Boroka Lookout this is very similar but looking the other way. There is a boardwalk and path out to The Balconies viewpoint. It's supposed to be wheelchair friendly: well I wouldn't want to push one all that way.

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Thank sjcsystems
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Nice and easy return walk and very rewarding! Make sure you go at sunset! absolutely gorgeous view and worth the walk! Shame other tourists can't seem to read the sign and decided to sit on the rocks themselves when it clearly says no access. Lots of litter on the track because people seem to find it difficult to read the... More 

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