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Observatory Point and Lookout

Twilight Beach Road, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Great Views

We really enjoyed the view from the top of the observatory point and lookout at Esperance, Western... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Outbackgypsy
63 steps and worth the view

This lookout is accessible from the Great Ocean Drive, a 40km loop to/from Esperance. It is down a... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
annettelaurie
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“ocean drive” (3 reviews)
“loop” (3 reviews)
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Twilight Beach Road, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed the view from the top of the observatory point and lookout at Esperance, Western Australia.

Thank Outbackgypsy
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This lookout is accessible from the Great Ocean Drive, a 40km loop to/from Esperance. It is down a steep road and no towing vehicles are allowed because of that. The lookout is beside the beach and is very tall with 63 steps up (and eventually...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Observatory is a great idea. There are a lot of stairs to get to the top of the lookout. Also a very steep driveway down, so no caravans as there is no turning circle if the car park is busy. Gives you a look back...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Visit without the van on the back as road is very steep....great views of the bays and beaches tho....so worth the visit.

Thank Adele C
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

During our recent visit to Esperance, my family took a drive along the Ocean Drive which is a 40km loop taking you past spectacular beaches and view points. There are great views of the coastline from Observatory Point and Lookout. I imagine when it's whale...More

Thank ReginaScoop
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Along the Ocean Drive, this lookout is easily accessible and provides great views of the coastline. Some great panorama shots can be taken here.

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

This is definitely a place to get out of the car and take a picture!! To access the beach you will need to walk down a flight of steep stairs however once you are down there the rocks are a great fishing spot. The beach...More

Thank Leesaslego
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Up a lot of stairs to a hill at about the southernmost point along here, you get great views in both directions and out to the islands. Spectacular coastline.

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

The stairs up to the lookout aren't too bad, it is a relatively easy walk up. The amazing views in every direction make it all very worthwhile.

Thank Graham J
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

A beaut viewing platform that is an easy stair climb. Wonderful views out to the island and the rocky shoreline below.

Thank Anna S
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