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Ok for most fitness levels

The walk starts off nice and flat and then starts a climb that is relatively easy for most fitness... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
CCandCol
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A nice climb - a limited view.

I guess when you go to the Clare Valley you should not be expecting a mountainous view from the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
ol55Gezza
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Main North Rd, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The walk starts off nice and flat and then starts a climb that is relatively easy for most fitness levels and ages. It is only about 300m to the top. The track is a bit washed out in places and when you get to the...More

Thank CCandCol
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I guess when you go to the Clare Valley you should not be expecting a mountainous view from the lookout. With that in mind, the climb is not too taxing and easily accessed. There are some informative boards with information about the local geologyl and...More

Thank ol55Gezza
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is not the right time to visit Neagles Rock, but we walked up anyway. The countryside is very dry, and it is much prettier in Spring, when the sun orchids are in flower. However, it is worth the walk for the views of the...More

1  Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We wanted to visit one of the lookouts in or near Clare before driving home. First we drove to Brookes Lookout but, when we got to the turn off from the road to Blyth, we found it closed with no reason on the notice board....More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I live in the area and have visited the rock many times. A devoted group of volunteers take care of the vegetation in the area, removing exotic weeds. Anyone interested in Australian native vegetation would greatly enjoy the walk up to the...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the climb to the viewpoint. It was a bit rugged and easier up than down but I managed it in sandals. The views from the top were OK and it was nice to be able to see birdlife in the tree canopy without...More

1  Thank RomanbyRamblers
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice little bush trail to break up the driving. Beautiful views from the top across the valley. Track isn't that well maintained by easily navigated round. Some nice wildflowers out.

1  Thank Swampgirl001
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A good place to see beautiful views of the valley. The short walk up to the rocks is a bit of a climb but most people could manage it. We looped around and walked through some lovely bush and we're lucky to see kangaroos and...More

1  Thank katherinefisher17
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We drove to this lookout not knowing what to expect - a short but steep walk up the hill from the car park, with nice views over some vineyards and the Clare Valley. The track is by no means perfect - a bit rugged and...More

1  Thank Robin2085
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This place needs some serious work. Be prepared for steep, unsealed terrain with a slightly perilous peak. There was no signage an eroded bush track, a bull ant attack and a general feeling that it's less a 'lookout' and more a short hike. Even when...More

Thank Kirsty A
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