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nice place to visit if you like spirituality

This is really nice place but under construction. but awesome view of the sea from this place. i am... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
South Australia, Australia

Lovely views, welcoming and peaceful. A quiet place for contemplation. Further construction in... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
The Gap
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Cactus Canyon Road, Sellicks Hill, Onkaparinga, South Australia 5174, Australia
+61 8 8556 3168
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Went today with my mother in law to see the temple and statue. The statue is not yhat big. About 6 meters or 20ft in size. You can see the back of it from yye road or the side of it from a distance as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wanderer691925
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have visited 2 years ago, before the major construction that is happening now. Still beautiful and serene with the excitement of how it will eventually look. traditional building process is interesting to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank sema4hippy
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The temple and grounds are still under construction so it is limited in what you can see and do at present, however if you are passing by entry is free and you may well knock a few bad karma points off, particularly if you meditate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank _ashram77_
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I took my daughter to see the big buddha, thinking after 2 years it would be worth seeing, I was disappointed to see that it had not progressed much at all.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Aussie2406
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I am no Buddhist but definitely worth a look not just at the giant statue but the views along the coast back towards port stanvak are amazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mcscarey
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is really nice place but under construction. but awesome view of the sea from this place. i am not sure that you can grab some food from the restaurant there. they were making some food for one special trip. there was one wending machine...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Drive by this place but would not drive too this place. There was lots of work happening, so likely the place will get better. Ready recent reviews as might be worth driving too one day.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Sean W
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for the 4th or 5th time and love the serenity. Can't wait for the end result. Twill be absolutely beautiful. A whole lot of very beautiful roof tiles have arrived so, so hoping work will commence on the truly wonderful plan that took way...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank acushla54
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely views, welcoming and peaceful. A quiet place for contemplation. Further construction in progress.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 387yvonnel
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The energy and presence that exudes from that temple and surrounds is sensational! I loved my time spent there on Sunday..I shall return..I felt inspired,and revitalised at the enormity of spiritual presence.We also enjoyed immensely having lunch on site .An experience not to be missed.

Date of experience: August 2017
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware the temple is open, but the viewing of Kwan Yen is still closed.
Crystal G
27 September 2016|
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Response from Clipsal500 | Reviewed this property |
The statue is available for viewing at anytime. The temple is only open as far as i know at certain times
19 March 2016|
Response from JHosking_57 | Reviewed this property |
Its closed right now but you could ring +618 85563168 Search google for closing times.