Towers Hill Lookout
Towers Hill Lookout
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Nat H
Tamworth, Australia49 contributions
Sept 2023 • Family
Firstly, to get there dont use Google Maps. If you're on a different side of the hill than the entrance Google takes you up random Telecom service roads!!

Once you're there, such a great location. The best bunker display I've seen anywhere. Beautiful display at the top and if you can't manage the walk up the hill, try and walk down and have someone else bring back the car! The information boards on the path are great.
Written 29 September 2023
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Rebecca
Adelaide, Australia1,767 contributions
July 2023 • Friends
We walked all the way from the base because we had extra time, but you can drive up there to the different lookouts. Highly informative and great for the oldies but I wanted to leave an honest review in that it is nowhere near as spectacular as other lookouts in the region.

There are toilets up there and lots of information boards
Written 12 July 2023
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Don T
Brisbane, Australia253 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
On the hill above Charters Towers you will find a lookout & historical ruins to explore. You get a bird's eye view of Charters Towers and great for the sunsets. Down a small track there are ruins of old, fallen battery chimney stacks (dating back to the days when the town was known for its gold mining), knocked down during WW2. There are also 40 odd WW2 bunkers dotted along the hill with a couple having interesting audio visual displays. The d road is sealed to make access to the site easy. Also around dusk and dawn watch out for the Rock Wallabies, quite a few about.
Written 18 May 2023
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Madeline H
Cairns Region, Australia150 contributions
Nov 2021
High on the hill above Charters Towers is an amazing lookout & historical ruins to explore. The Towers Hill Lookout gives visitors a great bird's eye view of Charters Towers. Down a small track there are runis of old, fallen battery chimney stacks (dating back to the days when the town was known for its gold mining). There are also 29 WWII bunkers dotted along the hill to explore. There is a marked/sealed road to make access to the site easy.
Written 23 October 2022
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Bev H
Brisbane, Australia214 contributions
June 2022
You can do a self guided tour of the WWII bunkers on your way up the hill. the view from the top is amazing especially when there is a full moon rising. There are also a family of wallabies
Written 25 June 2022
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1057maureen
Forrest Beach, Australia14 contributions
June 2022
Great views from the top of the hill and interesting information panels about the area. Lucky to have a clear day so got some great photos.
Written 13 June 2022
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Lorraine L
Tarwin Lower, Australia3,012 contributions
June 2022
This is an interesting destination. There is an impressive structure at the top of the lookout that houses many interpret boards and an amphitheatre. The views from the top are quite extensive and on the way down we visited a few of the many bunkers in this area.
Written 13 June 2022
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Judy J
Sydney, Australia512 contributions
Mar 2022
This is a fascinating insight in to the history of Charters Towers. There is a very good board walk leading up to the lookout which is handicap accessible. There are interpretive boards giving the history of the area including the days of the discovery of gold, the pyrite works and on to the World War 11 bunkers. We were there during the day so missed the ghost movie in the amphitheatre. The view over the city and surrounding area gives a great overlook.
Written 27 May 2022
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bdy18q
Thornleigh, Australia136 contributions
May 2022
Plenty of interpretive boards provide the history of Charters Towers. Be sure to also visit the wartime bunkers.
Written 19 May 2022
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Melissa Foord
Australia612 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
We loved the architecture in town and loved the view from the lookout. There are toilets up there and a big deck with information as to what direction things are and what mountain you are looking at etc
Written 13 May 2022
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