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The watchtower is always good if you want a great view for miles.

Good spot to bring visitors to. Especially during summer. Winter can be really cold so some thick... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Sudirman M
Great View

This mountain is the highest point for miles and the view is fantastic. On a clear day you can... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Ballarat, Australia
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Buninyong, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good spot to bring visitors to. Especially during summer. Winter can be really cold so some thick clothing are essential.

Thank Sudirman M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This mountain is the highest point for miles and the view is fantastic. On a clear day you can see Mt William and the Grampians easily and that is over 130 kilometres away. You can have a picnic up there but it can stay wet...More

1  Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I walk the tracks weekly while training for a trek in Nepal. I see others also in training for significant treks. Beautiful views and it is worth going up the fire tower. Great place in my backyard!

1  Thank VivienAlf
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mount Buninyong is an extinct volcano rising 719 meters. Just 14 kilometers South of Ballarat above the village of Buninyong. A sealed road provides all weather access thru a forest of gum trees.Toilet provided at top of Mount. A lookout tower[with fire lookout above] 96...More

Thank evan814
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great walking tracks and once at the top and climbing the fire tower the views are spectacular! Can see for miles!! Excellent photo opportunities too!

Thank Tia R
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you'd love to see evergreen scene from the mountain, you should be here and see the beautiful view with your own eyes. Great for bush walking also.

Thank CyberKingKong
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The steel tower need a little love and affection, and we found in slippery in light rain. But the views from the platform are truly worth the climbing effort. After the Spring rains, the countryside is a multitude of greens. It would have helped if...More

3  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked up this very high lookout, amazed that it is only 719m above sea-level, as it feels much higher. The road is very windy and the signposts are confusing when it diverges into up & down. However the views are stunning, and we would...More

3  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great views with regular sitings of kangaroos, koalas, ecidnas and wedge tail Eagles. Have used the uphill walking trails and steps of the fire tower as my training track for my last three trips to Nepal Base Camp. Great spot when we get inter snow...More

2  Thank Buninyong2014
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Thought I'd have a look - Signpdsting ranges from poor - On the main Road to - Abysmal around the Mount. There Aar a few signs for walkers and bike riders on the tracks. No litter or mess evident which is good. Views are pretty...More

1  Thank Stephen C
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