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Moderate walk

We did the circuit walk, including viewing rock, powder magazine and Devils cave, totalling... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Robbert B
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Easy climb for the view

Followed the signs to the lookout mainly for the exercise.unfortunately poor visibility spoiled the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
David G
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We did the circuit walk, including viewing rock, powder magazine and Devils cave, totalling about 3 km. The walk itself is moderate and good for some exercise, the view over Heathcote is OK. As mentioned by others, signage could be better but follow the markers...More

Thank Robbert B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Really great circuit, but signage is a real issue! From the Powder Magazine to Devil’s Cave wasn’t too bad, signs needed repair but could follow. But finding the viewing rock caused a few problems, lack of signs/hard to decipher which way arrows went. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank fhorzi
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Followed the signs to the lookout mainly for the exercise.unfortunately poor visibility spoiled the view but good potential for better weather. We then continued on to the Devils cave. Signs need to be repaired as nearly walked past. This would be more for the exercise...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Not realising you can walk up from the Main Street, we drove to the Viewing Rock car park. The view is pretty good, not exactly outstanding though. We walked a couple of kilometres to the cave and then wandered on for a few more kilometres...More

1  Thank Haggis_Supper
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely views over Heathcote. Track up there more suitable for 4wd. Short walk to view from car park. Picnic tables available.

1  Thank Emfc
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting if you are spending any time in Heathcote. Best viewed on a sunny day. Provides good view over Heathcote and surrounding areas.

Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We drove to this location but it would make a great hike. The clouds in the blue sky overlooked the village of Heathcote and it was like looking down on Legoland with views for miles it appeared to be the ideal little rural escape so...More

Thank Akahn610
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The walk is worth the effort but hard to know when you have reached the actual "Viewing Rock" as the sign has gone missing. Loads of kangaroos up close and personal....a great activity if you are reasonably fit and love the natural environment.

1  Thank Deb3608
Reviewed 29 April 2017

It is possible to drive up to this lookout in a conventional vehicle. Interesting walk starts from area of Valley of the Liquid Ambers, and passes the historic Heathcote Gun Powder / blasting powder storage building, where powder supplies were kept in gold mining days....More

1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Was a good walk through some local bushland about an hour round trip and when you get there it seems so much higher than you've walked.. a great overview of the whole township

1  Thank ColinLawlor
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