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Viewing spot for staircase to the moon

In Port Hedland for the last night of the full moon and the "Staircase to the Moon" from the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Anthony S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Great place to stop and have a picnic - with all the trains heading to the port there are lots of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Michael S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Cnr Goode and Taylor Streets | Pilbara Region, Port Hedland, Western Australia 6721, Australia
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

The views over the Port from here are simply amazing, Great chance to see the ships getting loaded and being able to take pics of a whole ship. The park itself is a credit to the people of Port Hedland well done.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to view the staircase to the moon. This only happens for a couple of nights of the year based on moon movements. You can see the staircase at the time of the moon rise. To celebrate the ‘staircase to the...More

Thank Roamingfambam
Reviewed 23 June 2017

In Port Hedland for the last night of the full moon and the "Staircase to the Moon" from the viewing platform. It wasn't spectacular due to the presence of low cloud service on the horizon but on a clear night I could see it would...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great place to stop and have a picnic - with all the trains heading to the port there are lots of ships waiting to be loaded up with iron ore

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Cooke Point Viewing Platform was so busy when we visited last week that we just watched the moon from a dune a bit further along. Still a wonderful sight and neat to see the tides rolling way out. We ran up the platform the...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Great view of the stairway to the Moon can only be seen at certain times of the year and only in Western Australia

Thank boodera
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The viewing platform provides a safe and well positioned location to view the occasional siting of the phenomenon known as 'the stairways to the moon' Like many popular events the visitors brought their phone cameras to shoot something many 1000s of kms away :( You...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 November 2015

If you are in Port Headland take a small detour and drive up the look out. Very easy to get to and the view are good.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Went out to Cooke Point to view the rising of the full moon. Lots of people there as it was a blood moon. We ended up standing about 100 m. south of the walkway on top of the dune and had a great view of...More

2  Thank Gary_Childers
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Stairway to the moon just happened to be on when we were working in Port Hedland. We didn't expect to be amazed and we were, great spot to view it and a wonderful experience

2  Thank eclairedouglas
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