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Scammells Lookout

Alpine Way | Kosciuszko National Park, Khancoban, New South Wales, Australia
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Stunning

Don't drive passed here. It's about 20 minutes from Khancoban. It is an amazing view... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
geldav
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Melbourne, Australia
Worth the stop!!

Great views across the mountains. A short drive to the carpark which has toilets and there is no... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Cliffjw49
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Melbourne, Australia
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Located 1,000m above sea level, Scammells lookout provides stunning views of Western Falls Wilderness and Main Range. Facilities include picnic tables and amenities block. Great opportunity for birdwatching and photography.
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  • Average5%
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Alpine Way | Kosciuszko National Park, Khancoban, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Don't drive passed here. It's about 20 minutes from Khancoban. It is an amazing view. There is information about the lookout.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great views across the mountains. A short drive to the carpark which has toilets and there is no extra walking to the scenic view point.

Thank Cliffjw49
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful view from the look out. Ample parking just watch aa driving up and down as path is very narrow amd bad vision around corners. Well worth a stop.

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

When you make your way thru the mountains, please unwind your windows. The eucalyptus scent is a part of the experience. The view is overwhelming. I was keen to come here- it was my ancestors country and they would come here, climb the alps and...More

Thank Meegielou
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great views from here and well worth the stop. Toilets and a big car park. Large decking to view the scenery from.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Sensational panoramic view of the Kosiosko range providing 180 degree view and excellent photo opportunities

Thank Rainer S
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great place to stop and take a break on the alpine way. Beautiful views of the western side of the main range.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

A good place to stop and stretch your legs on the Alpine Way drive between Khancoban and Thredbo. There is a small "boardwalk" to the right of the main lookout. Great views.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a mega drive to take. The views are stunning! We went over in snow and it was beautiful although from the lookout it was more of a white out so didn't see much at this stop but from what we saw the rest...More

Thank D P
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Easy 100m turn off Alpine Way, parking opposite lookout, clean toilets, and the best bit, great views. Get your driver to pullover, he can afford the 10 minutes max you need here to take in the surrounds.

Thank Emanpee
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