Centenary Tower
Centenary Tower
4.5
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The iconic tower stands at the summit of Mount Gambier. A short but steep walk rewards visitors with 360 degree views stretching nearly 100kms. Open whenever the flag is flying.
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newton2910
Jervis Bay, Australia41 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Couples
Spectacular 360 deg view. Challenging steep but doable walk up to the tower. I’m 64 yo moderately fit and did it quite easily. The challenge for me was vertigo as the road has no fence and very steep on both sides. Dog friendly. We took our two faithful friends with us.
Written 15 April 2023
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David W
Heyfield, Australia16 contributions
Mar. 2023 • Couples
Wow! What a climb. Quite steep, but the reward of the view makes it all worth while. The tower is nor open ti climb, but the lookout area is still magnificent viewing platform. There is even a dog bowl with water in it at the top.
Written 5 March 2023
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790cherrylh
Melbourne, Australia83 contributions
Feb. 2023
This is a really steep walk but we, in our 70s, managed it easily. I would recommend small children be taken up there.
Written 21 February 2023
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AnnMarieGrace
Adelaide, Australia657 contributions
Dec. 2022
The 360 degree views from the tower were worth the walk up the steep hill. It was amazing standing at the top of the hill overlooking the town.

I would loved to have been able to go into the tower to take a look. Hopefully next time it may be open.
Written 24 January 2023
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Sharlsandco
Melbourne, Australia165 contributions
Nov. 2022
Stunning views of pastureland and Mount Gambier township once you reach the tower. The tower seems to be permanently closed, and visitor information state they do not know when or if it will reopen. The walk up the asphalt path is very steep, and even though it is asphalt, I would say it is not disability friendly, or for anyone with health issues.
Written 29 November 2022
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Emma T
Melbourne, Australia35 contributions
Nov. 2022 • Couples
As long as you’re up for a walk up a very steep hill you’ll love this walk. Even though the flag wasn’t flying it’s well worth the walk for view over Mt Gambier and surrounds.
Written 29 November 2022
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safamily21
Greater Adelaide, Australia22 contributions
Aug. 2022
It is an amazing walk to reach the Centenary Tower. Once you reach the top you are greeted with spectacular views. We did not get to go inside as the flag was not flying.
Written 12 September 2022
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LizB
Melbourne, Australia62 contributions
Jul. 2022
The views are great once you reach the top. Walking up the very steep hill was a real venture for me, but it was worth it once on the top. I did feel I was on top of the world!!
Written 25 August 2022
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Hannah J
6 contributions
Apr. 2022 • Family
Currently Closed - we decided to walk up to the tower, only to be met with temporary fencing and a sign telling us it was closed. It appears to be due to bushfire damage so may be a while until it is reopened. It wasn’t a completely wasted trip as there is a nice viewing platform at the top carpark where you can get swarmed by lady beetles which was pretty cool.
Written 16 April 2022
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CodyMav
Gold Coast, Australia27,708 contributions
Apr. 2021
Centenary Tower is a short (ish), uphill walk once your park at the Lions Lookout. Great views from the top await
Written 31 July 2021
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