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Worth the stop

This lookout was quite easy to get to, had lots of parking and was a nice place for a quick stretch... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Saminda E
Not for the vertically challenged

Amazing views but the walkway is nit for people who dont like heights, scary especially in the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Julie P
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Gormanston, Tasmania 7466, Australia
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This lookout was quite easy to get to, had lots of parking and was a nice place for a quick stretch of the legs. It can be a bit daunting if you are scared of heights and it can be freezing so make sure you...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing views but the walkway is nit for people who dont like heights, scary especially in the wind...but if you can bring yourself to get near, totally amazing

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

As you drive through here and notice the desolate landscape.. take a minute to detour down to this look out and ponder the terrible mistakes that humans have made and the scars we have left on an environment that will now never be the same.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Pretty awesome abandoned copper mine with spectacular views. Great landscapes with interesting points of interest. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Tullah when we drove by Iron Blow Lookout. I was amazed by the landscape as it was completely different from the usual green and lush mountains you get to see in Tasmania. The lookout provided an excellent view of...More

1  Thank Rajlakshmihb
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

After visiting Queenstown and look at the Iron Blow lookout one just wonder how devastating it could be by open cast mining taking out all the vegetation on the hill and made the damage irreversible.

1  Thank SF L
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The mining industry was very important to this area of Tasmania and the methods used and the impact is generally not as visible to the public. This lookout gives great views of the area but more importantly the open cut mine. This hole is impressive...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Travelling west this is a short detour just before arriving in Queenstown. The lookout gives great views of the distant landscape, but more crucially demonstrated the effect of mining on the area. This is especially so when looking at the colour of the water below...More

1  Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Glad we stopped by before leaving Queenstown Tasmania. Great views that help tell the story of Queenstown and the surrounding areas.

1  Thank jkaust1
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Wonderful view, high up, looking east over Linda Valley and towards Lake Burbury. Great look at a former open cut mine. The vast contrasts of colour throughout the landscape and mine is a sight to behold. Fascinating! The colour of the water below the lookout....More

1  Thank Craig M
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