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Nice walk and great cliffs and views

This a bit out of the town but well worth the visit to see the cliffs and waves crashing onto the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pointe Claire, Canada
Pleasant relaxing walk to Obelisk along the coastline

After parking in the carpark, we walked along the pathway which followed the stunning coastline. It... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2019
Anne M
Hawkesdale, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a bit out of the town but well worth the visit to see the cliffs and waves crashing onto the rocks. Car park is at the old goal ruin and great paths to walk around the area. A lookout on the right has great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

After parking in the carpark, we walked along the pathway which followed the stunning coastline. It was a lovely sunny day and the sea was a beautiful blue colour. There were seats to sit and enjoy the lovely scenery and rocky outcrops. We did not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

The obelisk is a Robe landmark, and well worth the short walk from the town. The paths are well laid out and maintained, and suitable for all abilities. The walk is by the sea edge, and the erosion of the soft limestone is very obvious...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank John_from_NM
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Cliff erosion has shut this place. After a lovely walk to see it you get there and it’s shut. Never mind the Obelisk is saved by nature. Simply stunning views abound

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Easy to park and see and walks aplenty nearby for more views. You cannot visit the obelisk per say as the cliffs are dicey but can get close enough for pictures. A must see and can stay a while.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Walked from Robe town through the marina and around the pathway past the jetty to the obelisk and further to the new lighthouse. Was just over half an hour one way. The views are great of the limestone cliffs and the ocean. A must do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WattleFun
Reviewed December 24, 2018

As part of the tourist drive, this section has nice views but the unmade sections of road need maintenance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DisabledClient
Reviewed December 8, 2018

The Obelisk has stood on the western cliffs of Robe since 1855, both marking the approach to Robe (visible for more than 20km) and originally as a store for rockets used to fire lines over wrecked ships. The ravages of the sea progress slowly, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GeorgeEdmonds
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Somewhat clownish looking but with good reason (visibility). A most impressive and functional erection located on a rugged outcrop of rock. A must see and quite close to town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blimit
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Yep, its ok. I mean, you can't actually go right up to the obelisk so you will have to look from afar. If you are bored and in Robe already it's nice to go there for a walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rebecca N
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