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Cape Dombey Obelisk

Guichen Bay, Robe, South Australia, Australia
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Amazing position

A visit to Robe must include the obelisk because of its position on the edge of cut away cliffs and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jenny d
Launceston, Australia
via mobile
Rugged coastal scenery

The Obelisk is a well known landmark in Robe. There are lookouts and a couple of easy walks which... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Olga M
via mobile
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“the cliff” (13 reviews)
“great walk” (7 reviews)
Guichen Bay, Robe, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Robe must include the obelisk because of its position on the edge of cut away cliffs and caves. Especially at sunset the light on the cliffs is amazing.

Thank jenny d
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The Obelisk is a well known landmark in Robe. There are lookouts and a couple of easy walks which make the most of the rugged coast line. Stunning sunsets alone make it worth a visit.

Thank Olga M
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

If in Robe it is worth the time to stop at Cape Dombey Obelisk. Few good spots for picture at the location.

Thank John W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the obelisk. Spectacular view of the coast and rock formations in and around the obelisk. Definitely worth a visit when in Robe, and is quite an iconic piece of the town's history. Plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

a nice place to drive out to and enjoy the view take a coffee or tea and of course cake or biscuit and soak up the surrounds

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It's worth a visit to see the views and the southern ocean waves pounding the rocks but the area around the obelisk is fenced off as the sea takes it toll on the rocks and building so it's unsafe.

Thank Kevr22
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We drove from Adelaide to Robe which took us roughly 5hrsbecause of the stops we made. Travelling through Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, stopping for a break & food at Meningie for a delish bacon & egg toastie from the local store. We then took the...More

Thank Oznred
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Interestring but not much to see. There is no display or explanation, just a fended off area where the obelisk is located. The surrounding cliff tops present a good view of the rought sea and crashing waves

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Visit the obelisk and the ruined gaol walk around some spectacular coastline stop and watch the birds and the sea from one of the many seats. Beautiful

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is an interesting land site. We sat out at sunset in winter to look over the Obelisk and sea with a red wine in hand. Beautiful

Thank Susan B
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