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Mount Ainslie Lookout

Mount Ainslie Drive, Canberra 2602, Australia
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Mount Ainslie Drive, Canberra 2602, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is possible to get there via a trail or with a car. Its view point fits the architectural idea of this planned city, and it is close enough to the city center to enable a good look of it on a clear day. There...More

Thank moratderech
Reviewed 3 days ago

Picturesque and worthy of a photo or two. Take a stroll and read the signs for more information about what you are viewing.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has an awesome view but seriously take a jacket, beanies, scarf..if you are visiting at all in the colder months..ie not summer. we drove there by car don't know if there are any tours. Night time is awesome.

Thank lois g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely look out. We went at night time and it was freezing! Could see all over great spot! Would like to check it out in the day and do a good walk around

Thank donna k
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can really understand how Canberra was built and see the layout of the city. Great drive to the burbs. Not far.

Thank Rinster2211
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good to go and check out if if it's a clear day or pretty at night. You can see for miles. Slightly out of the CBD.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently trekked up mt ainslie with a couple of mum friends and my three month old son in a carrier - it was hard enough to feel like I was pushing myself and needed to take breaks, but achievable even with a baby (and it...More

1  Thank Emma G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Ainslie gives one the perspective of what Walter Burley Griffen's vision of Canberra was all about. The city is so well planned and the layout can be seen clearly from here. It is a great place to show Canberra to visiting friends and on...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Ainslie lookout is perhaps the definitive place to look over the city of Canberra. Walter Burley Griffin's design actually aligns the parliamentary axis with Mount Ainslie, so it's a great place to see the beauty of his city plan. On a clear day you...More

Thank Kieren P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lookout itself is very beautiful and a place I will often take out of town visitors to get a good idea of the Canberra layout. You can see many of the other landmarks from this point. I like hiking up to the summit and...More

Thank SoraRobin
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Zane W
28 December 2016|
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Response from BJG177 | Reviewed this property |
you drive right to the top. There are lots of trails to walk up if you're keen on a short hike.
3 October 2016|
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It's free parking.
Nina L
18 August 2016|
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Response from JonesesofCanberra | Reviewed this property |
hello.. no there isn't regards,