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Unforgettable views!

Went here for a picnic. The views were amazing. We were also visited by a pheasant who was happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marilyn T
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Melbourne, Australia
Brlliant Views of the city and the islands

As l local l love driving Mt Stuart, the views are spectacular, with Maggie, Palm and Rattlesnake... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Debbie G
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Townsville, Australia
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Capture a great overview of Townsville with a visit to Mount Stuart. Providing views overlooking the entire city and across to Magnetic Island and Cleveland Bay, Mount Stuart is a great way for visitors to get their bearings before further exploring...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mount Stuart Road | Mt Stuart, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a picnic. The views were amazing. We were also visited by a pheasant who was happy to clear up our crumbs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 16 January 2019

As l local l love driving Mt Stuart, the views are spectacular, with Maggie, Palm and Rattlesnake Islands on one side. Follow the walking track to the left to enjoy a totally differ view of lovely bushland, rock formations all the way out to Harvey's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Beautiful drive up off the highway. Amazing views from the top. Go on a clear day to make the most of it and enjoy a picnic or coffee at the top (BYO).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank myrigadventures
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Access this amazing lookout over townsville via Stuart, prepare for a few kms of winding roads, you'll see the bmx bike tracks on the side of ride along the way where they have competitions. The view from the top is just unreal, best to do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lau_5567
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Was driven up there by some friends which are local to the region. It was a reasonable distance from Townsville and what seemed a very long way up the mountain. Once there we followed a short track to the summit where communication tower was perched....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank spicylisa
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

If you walk/run pack water and wear sun protective wear. There is no water or toilet facilities at the top. Leave early as walking the hill may take 3-4 hours. The heat will take its toll. A few nice curves for motorcycle riders. Parks at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LEA005
Reviewed 3 October 2018

worth visiting for the view TAKE MOSQUITO REPELLENT especially in summer ! if you have personal transport then feel free to visit, - don't bother walking it - its not an inspiring walk. if you must walk it do it in winter!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Guy R
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

After a spectacular winding road trip to the top, we spent 10 minutes trying to lock our car - neither of our remote keys were working. After locking the car manually (further 5 minutes extracting key from remote) we went to the lookout point and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hyst3rical
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We drove to the top and there are various viewing vantage points. Amazing views across Townsville and beyond to the hinterland. Simply a must visit when in Townsville. I was surprised that there was no one else up there.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 362russellm
Reviewed 10 September 2018

An interesting drive up to the lookout with lots of wildlife around the place. A well place lookout just a little way from the car park made a great place to have lunch and lookout over the greater Townsville area. Refreshingly cool after a hot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trev S
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