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Observatory Point and Lookout

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Stairs, stairs & more stairs

Wow, the beach is beautiful. We did some drone photography here. Its an amazing area. The stairs... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Perth, Australia
Great Views

We really enjoyed the view from the top of the observatory point and lookout at Esperance, Western... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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“ocean drive”(3 reviews)
“loop”(3 reviews)
“coast”(2 reviews)
Twilight Beach Road, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Wow, the beach is beautiful. We did some drone photography here. Its an amazing area. The stairs are good exercise.

Thank paulg19688
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We really enjoyed the view from the top of the observatory point and lookout at Esperance, Western Australia.

Thank Outbackgypsy
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This lookout is accessible from the Great Ocean Drive, a 40km loop to/from Esperance. It is down a steep road and no towing vehicles are allowed because of that. The lookout is beside the beach and is very tall with 63 steps up (and eventually...More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Observatory is a great idea. There are a lot of stairs to get to the top of the lookout. Also a very steep driveway down, so no caravans as there is no turning circle if the car park is busy. Gives you a look back...More

Thank thewanderingslaters
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Visit without the van on the back as road is very steep....great views of the bays and beaches tho....so worth the visit.

Thank AdeleC446
Reviewed 2 March 2018

During our recent visit to Esperance, my family took a drive along the Ocean Drive which is a 40km loop taking you past spectacular beaches and view points. There are great views of the coastline from Observatory Point and Lookout. I imagine when it's whale...More

Thank ReginaScoop
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Along the Ocean Drive, this lookout is easily accessible and provides great views of the coastline. Some great panorama shots can be taken here.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is definitely a place to get out of the car and take a picture!! To access the beach you will need to walk down a flight of steep stairs however once you are down there the rocks are a great fishing spot. The beach...More

Thank Leesaslego
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Up a lot of stairs to a hill at about the southernmost point along here, you get great views in both directions and out to the islands. Spectacular coastline.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The stairs up to the lookout aren't too bad, it is a relatively easy walk up. The amazing views in every direction make it all very worthwhile.

Thank Graham J
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