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Gan Gan Lookout

Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9843
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Nice views, short walk

Make sure you stop at the small carpark when you get there, the side road to the substation is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan K
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Glorious almost 360 degree views!

Easily accessible short walkway from the carpark to the viewing platforms and suitable for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Juliemca
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Port Stephens, Australia
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  • Average6%
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“short walk” (52 reviews)
“gymea lilies” (28 reviews)
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Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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+61 2 4984 9843
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you stop at the small carpark when you get there, the side road to the substation is a dead end and we weren't the only ones who needed to do an awkward reverse. Lovely views and was only a short walk from the...More

2  Thank Ryan K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily accessible short walkway from the carpark to the viewing platforms and suitable for wheelchairs and walking aides. Grand vista views to orient locations over beautiful Port Stephens. Awesome!

Thank Juliemca
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful lookout that's only about 10 minutes drive from the main centre of town. Suitable for small children. Well maintained and informative signs about the area/plants.

Thank Bekkyspringview
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Found this lookout by accident as we drove past the sign. Stunning view on a beautiful clear day. Steep drive up to the top and then a short easy work to the lookout. Informative signs give names to all the landmarks you can see in...More

1  Thank 440Christine440
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Easy access from the carpark. New lookout very well designed and constructed. The view is to die for!!!

Thank sue H
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to see a panoramic view of the coast and ocean. A definite must see when visiting Nelson Bay.

Thank ronaldandnavi
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

It is well worth the short drive from the town of Nelson Bay -only 2.5 kilometres. The view is breathtaking -360 degrees around.The Bay and the Ocean sparkle on a sunny day. Plenty of parking, no charges. (Be careful exiting to the main road. Traffic...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

A short drive from Nelson bay brings you to the gan gan lookout which has beautiful views over Nelson bay and surrounds The road is narrow so care is needed but the view is worth it

Thank Kevin D
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We were surprised at the extent of the view from Gan Gan lookout. Also we hear that there is a local community group who maintains the lookout and surrounding area which allows it to be a very impressive location above Nelson Bay. If you are...More

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Great little place with commanding views of the whole area, it’s wonderful to see how blessed we are in this great country. Which ever way we looked there were great sites to see, worth a visit or two to enjoy the great views.

Thank SalCacopardo
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Mrshulewicz
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Sam_clark39 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I recommend driving up, as it doesn’t have a foot path
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monicatouma
September 29, 2017|
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Response from ticketsplease | Reviewed this property |
You can park then walk it only takes a few minutes not to steep and you can easly push a stroller if you need to.
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