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“Much more interesting than expected”
Review of Ben Boyd Tower

Ben Boyd Tower
Ranked #3 of 18 things to do in Eden
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

A great little walk with excellent views of the coastline. Not sure why they don't build a stairway inside the tower, the view from the top would be awesome

Thank truelocal5
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Ben Boyd had this tower built in 1843 mainly for whale spotting but he also intended it to used as a lighthouse - only turned on for his own ships!
The tower is about 20 km south of Eden on made roads except for last half km. There are a few signs explaining its construction and significance but perhaps worth a little research before visiting

Thank oztraveller61
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Good photo shots from the cliffs just past the tower and a nice picnic lunch spot when the sun is shining. You cannot walk up the tower but the story narration boards tell the story well.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

We were the only ones visiting (quiet Sunday in Feb) and were able to soak up the view uninterrupted.
The sea views are super, so make time to drive here and see the red cliffs

Thank AustralianOnTour
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Does my title sound un-inspirational? Well that is because this tower is un-inspirational. You can only go to the bottom of it, not climb to the top. Imagine if you went to Blarney Castle and could not climb to the top, disappointing! But the walk to the lookout and the lookout over the bay and down to the rocks below is fabulous and well worth the visit.

Thank Rellyandrollie
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