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Mount Gibraltar Reserve

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Great views of the Southern Highlands

Mainly a bush reserve that has some nice short walks on it, is steep if you want to climb from the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mittagong, Australia
Outstanding walk

Lovely spot for a walk with friends. Excellent views of the surrounding area. Enjoy some time out... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Oxley Drive, Mittagong, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Mainly a bush reserve that has some nice short walks on it, is steep if you want to climb from the base (off Cliff St or from reservoirs where Bowral Road goes over the railway. The old quarries are quite interesting. There are great views...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mittagongprint
Reviewed 31 October 2018

A surprisingly high vantage point over looking Bowral and Mittagong. Aside from the panoramic views of the surrounding country there is a great variety of birdlife that does not appear to be too frightened of being next to humans.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot for a walk with friends. Excellent views of the surrounding area. Enjoy some time out in nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Straddling Mittagong and Bowral, the Gib has been a popular attraction for over a century. If you have the time, take a nice walk up the mountain, if driving through, drive up because you can stop at a couple of lookouts to see lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We found the car park a great place to base a short walk to the lookouts. Although it was drizzling we still enjoyed the views. We were presented with views that took in the township of Mittagong, some of its industrial areas and a wide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PhilJWPenrith
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John R
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