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This lookout is used during the fire season in Maldon Victoria to help the community by being... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Orlena C
Walmer, Victoria, Australia
Easily one of the best views in central victoria

Climb the tower to the first or even the second level if you're game and the view is even better... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Castlemaine, Australia
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Mount Tarrengower Road, Maldon, Victoria 3483, Australia
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

This lookout is well worth the drive which is only 5 minutes from Maldon. Climb the old steel fire lookout for a wonderful 360 degree view

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing that no signs at the base of the mount to say lookout was closed for refurbishment, however the views are still great even though we couldn’t go up the tower.

Thank Househillwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove to the lookout and walked up the tower. Unfortunately the top tier was closed and we could barely see above the treetops.

Thank Slurg
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This lookout is used during the fire season in Maldon Victoria to help the community by being manned 7 days a week to look out for any smoke/fires in the area and to report so the CFA and other agencies can act fast. I have...More

Thank Orlena C
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Climb the tower to the first or even the second level if you're game and the view is even better than it is at ground level. There are also a couple of tables down the bottom so bring along a picnic lunch and enjoy eating...More

Thank GeoffAH
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This view is from the top of an old mining poppet taken up to the top of a nearby mountain. 360 degree views of Maldon and surrounds. Just fabulous.

Thank KayeandTerry
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The maldon lookout offers great views of the surrounding countryside and has great historical value. Bring your camera!

Thank -Guzzis-are-ace-
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Fabulous 360 degree views. Second level quite steep but first level accessible for most abilities.

Thank Stakar12
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Spent the morning here watching the sun rise over the mountains in the distance and it was breathtaking. Even for a summer's day though it was cold and the wind brutal. Once you found a way to put these two things aside it was worth...More

Thank Cris H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Fantastic views from this fire tower on Mt Tarrengower. We climbed as high as we could and we were rewarded with 100km x 360 deg views. Was cold on the day we were there, so bring a jacket. The mountain is easily accessed with a...More

2  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to stay overnight at Maldon to test the new Rail Trail and visit the Maldon Farmers Market. After checking in, did a bit of a drive round town to see what was about, and ended up driving up one of the back tracks to...More

Thank Kathryn R
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