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Beautiful views out over Hartley and fabulous display of historic information. Parking was good and... read more

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Newcastle, Australia
Historic Mount York

The lookout is about 5k from the main road through the Blue Mountains, and well worth the small... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Ian C
Sydney, Australia
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5 Aug 2018
“Historic Mount York”
Mount York Road, Mount Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed today

Beautiful views out over Hartley and fabulous display of historic information. Parking was good and the general area well maintained

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank charlibrownsnoopy
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting little lookout at the end of the road in Mount Victoria. Worth checking out and see people camping in the area. Views across Hartley... last visit my parents were down and i didnt take many pics... Its nice place to check out if you're...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The lookout is about 5k from the main road through the Blue Mountains, and well worth the small diversion. The lookout marks the place where the early European explorers reached, looked west and decided that they had found a viable track to cross the Blue...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

THIS is the best spot to gain an OVERVIEW of the crossing of the Blue Mountains. Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson's story is well told and the view into Harley valley is breathtaking. TIP: Good parking and Picnic area for eating. No shop or toilet facilities....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Easy to access and all weather road. Several good lookouts along the way too. Turn off the Hwy at the Caltex service station and follow Mt York road to the end.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank r0bb01966
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Certainly worth a visit to explore some Blue Mountains history. Brilliant views top it off. A trip to explore some of the history of our west expansion 200 yrs ago.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MarkHelen2014
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Kids were really interested in the history of the crossings over the Blue Mountains and enjoyed the walk to the lookout

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank caroliz2111
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A famous lookout with only two reviews?Seemed strange! Perhaps because it has been incorrectly named as Mount York rather than Bardens Lookout? Or perhaps placement on the map is wrong too? Whatever it is a lovely spot and very uncrowded compared to the more famous...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 25 November 2017

From the centre of Mount Victoria, it is about a 10 - 15 minute drive to Mount York Lookout. This is a legal camping area if you wish to stay a night or two. the Lookout gives a spectacular view to the Hartley Valley west...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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