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Mount Gibraltar Reserve

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Good views of the local area

Planning a bit of a hike to start our long weekend we visited the Mount Gibraltar reserve. We drove... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
gavrilsu
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Sydney, Australia
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Great walk

Best place to commence is from carpark area on Oxley Drive Bowral, near water tanks. Path takes you... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Emanpee
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Sydney, Australia
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Oxley Drive, Mittagong, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Planning a bit of a hike to start our long weekend we visited the Mount Gibraltar reserve. We drove up and parked at the Bowral Lookout side. From there you can take a bush path past the toilet block, to the Jellore and Mittagong lookouts....More

1  Thank gavrilsu
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Best place to commence is from carpark area on Oxley Drive Bowral, near water tanks. Path takes you past historic quarry and along clear path to steps that lead up to Bowral lookout, a little over a kilometre. Nice district views south and over Bowral...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We drove up and visited the 3 Gibraltar lookouts, Bowral, Jellore and Mittagong. Lovely views over the towns and the surrounding areas. We had great weather so could see a great distance. Easy to get to. Toilets available st the Bowral lookout.

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Wind your way up to the top of the reserve and be rewarded with stunning views over the whole district.

Thank Oz-Amanda
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Mount Gibraltar reserve has been developed to allow good access to the panoramic views over Bowral. Choice of either driving up then park and walk along level walks or to walk up the steps from the town. An interesting display is on the lower...More

Thank j0hnty47
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Good walking path and lovely drive up and down, especially if you do the loop to Mittagong. Picnic spots & toilets available in stone buildings. Sign posts are a bit deceptive in they don’t clearly Point the way to the Lookout & initially we thought...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were advised to visit this reserve by the Visitors Information Centre in Mittigong. So we did each of the three lookouts but looking back on it I think you might enjoy a bushwalk in the larger area, especially if you are "into" wildlife like...More

2  Thank jmeem42016
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Mount Gibraltar has probably possums and lizards, but don't expect monkeys as for its namesake. In the Welcome Center, we got the advice, to drive through on this lovely mountain road from Mittagong to Bowral. It was an excellent choice. There are three lookouts, the...More

2  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We saw the sign to Mt Gibraltar Reserve and decided it might be a good place to have our picnic lunch. There are three lookout areas and all a worth a visit. We went to the lookout over Bowral first . We decided to have...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Some great photographs to be had from the lookouts. Especially on a sunny day the view goes on and on. It isn't really a "tourist spot", no food, coffee or mc'donalds which is a good thing most of the time. Limited parking and no proper...More

Thank paul r
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