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Reviewed 1 week ago

And to think extreme surfers surf it. Some of the best swell in the country makes for a wonderful photo opportunity. Great walk done it many times.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vivien D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Walked in on the old convict road which starts a couple of hundred metres before the main track, and makes agood circuit walk.. Well worthwhile and good that land owner allows walkers through. Tunnel Bbay and Shipstern Bluff are very scenic locations and the views...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great walk to do. Easy unless you want to go done onto the rocks at the base of the bluff then it gets hard.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Shellyh1964
Reviewed 6 February 2018

a good walk, great views, good track, well signposted, the views along the way are sensational, the seats at the bottom of shipstern bluff are in a good location

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank olderaustralian
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We walked to the Cape Raoul Lookout first then back tracked and went down to Shipstern to see the waves. We walked for 4 hours in total and stopped at the lookout for 15 minutes and at Shipstern for an hour so we were out...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Went there to hike to see the wave. Beautiful bush hike well maintained. Easier going down and tiring coming back. If you are just going to shipsterns then back you dony need to pack masses of supplies. 1lt water would be enough and some snacks....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank funboarder
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Worth a visit but prepared to hike up and down for over an hour just to get to the first viewing location. If you hike down, be prepared for a 5 hour hike to/from. Stay on the marked trail as it is easy to get...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank lkcdrd
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The walk out to Shipstern Bluff takes you through several distinct areas such as rain forest, woodland, escarpment, coastal heath and the beach. The scenery and views along the way make the walk very worthwhile and watching the waves pound the beach at Shipstern Bluff...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank ozneilau
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Stunning views, lovely forest. Track being upgraded as it will be included in the "Three Capes Track" experience.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank cmsoz
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you cannot face a 5 hour walk - make the effort to visit the Shipsternl Lookout (and Cape Raoul Lookout just 200m in the other direction at the fork). Parking is tricky near the start after 12km of rutted unsealed road and the walk...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank DawnHendrick
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Response from Julian O | Reviewed this property |
Very steep down and up in parts. Need to be reasonably fit. if u don't have a lot of confidence I would approach it with your mother. You don't have to walk all the way. Great views a little into the walk. But as I say to... More
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