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Stunning lookout

Lookout whole New Norfolk town, river and windy road. Hill by hills and valleys. The Road is deep... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Evelyn C
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Tassie Roadtrip

Short easy drive off the main road to a nice viewing point. Just a lookout, not equipped to cater... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
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31 Pulpit Rock Rd, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lookout whole New Norfolk town, river and windy road. Hill by hills and valleys. The Road is deep up to the hill. Be careful if wet day.

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Short easy drive off the main road to a nice viewing point. Just a lookout, not equipped to cater for picnics. No reason to stay longer than enjoy the view and snap some photos.

Thank M7799RCdeborahc
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Be aware, the road (approx. 2 km) to the lookout is dirt, rutted, narrow and steep but definitely worth the effort.

Thank ginandtonic70
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A steep gravel road leads to a wonderful view looking both south and north over a beautiful section of the Derwent River. Well worth the two kilometer drive.

Thank 399lindsayj
Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a great spot on a fine day. The drive up is gravel track, but can be done with a normal sedan. This lookout, overlooks the Derwent River as it bends and meanders its way off towards Hobart. Close to New Norfolk township, and on...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Definitely a great short trip option from Hobart to check out the awesome view of New Norfolk and Derwent river. It is about 35 mins drive from Hobart city centre. There is a section of narrow road before you reach the lookout point, and there...More

Thank Chom L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

THius is a vantage point at the top of a hill which gives a fabulous view of both the town and the Derwent river below. The exact spot is not particularly well marked and I have no idea why it was called Pulpit Rock. SOme...More

Thank 13out
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A must visit for anyone coming to the area. Wonderful view and only a short drive from centre of town.

Thank JP-6014
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We got lucky, it was such a lovely day though a bit windy but the views were unforgettably remarkable! So happy too that it didn't rain despite the forecast so we felt so blessed seeing all those beauty and no one was there to spoil...More

Thank TreechangeTas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The views from this lookout are truly beautiful, from the river and cliffs almost at your feet, to the mountains in the distance. The best times to go are in Autumn for the amazing colours in the lovely tree-lined river and in Winter when the...More

Thank Fiona S
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