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Black Mountain Nature Park

Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
+61 2 6207 2113
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good views and easy walk

The area was very dry but lovely to walk through. Saw one elegant tiny orchid that made my day. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kciff
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Kathmandu, Nepal
Great views from the top (Telstra Tower)

The views from the top of Black Mountain are amazing. Pay $7 pp to go to the top of the Telstra... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
SueSydney2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“botanic gardens” (10 reviews)
“telstra tower” (20 reviews)
“great walk” (3 reviews)
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Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
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+61 2 6207 2113
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"great walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area was very dry but lovely to walk through. Saw one elegant tiny orchid that made my day. I did not quite go to the top since I was looking at vegetation and birds. The path was easy to follow and views along the...More

Thank Kciff
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The views from the top of Black Mountain are amazing. Pay $7 pp to go to the top of the Telstra Tower and you get incredible views of Canberra and beyon.

Thank SueSydney2014
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

My favourite part about this tower is the wildlife. You can see kangaroos and a great view of Canberra.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can walk the trail up to the top of Black Mountain through the Botanic Gardens, and this is probably the nicest way to do it. However, if you do not want so much uphill walking, then drive up, and park at the carpark towards...More

2  Thank Les_Landau
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a drive to the top, too go up the Telstra tower and see the 360 degree views of Canberra. Be careful when driving up as people do ride and walk as well and the road is quiet narrow and bendy, so watch out...More

Thank MarsinMandurah
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

One of the nice things about Canberra is its abundance of parks and reserves. When visiting the Telstra Tower you can avail yourself of this nature park. Plenty of areas to walk or bike ride and bring a picnic for a great place to have...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is the place the place to have a bird's eye view of the Capital city. It costs me $7.50 per person to be admitted to the top of the tower. The wind was blowing and after a 360 tour, we were warming ourselves with...More

1  Thank AXA-India
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We cycled up - much easier coming down but make sure your brakes work! Some picnic areas and good parking but the best views are from the Telstra Tower so be prepared to pay to see them (only $7.50 for adults and $3 concession so...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Located centrally in Canberra, just outside the city hustle and bustle. Numerous walking tracks, of varying difficulty, meander around and up the mountain. Lots of birds, mammals and reptiles inhabit the park, so you're bound to have a native animal encounter of some kind. Plenty...More

1  Thank ballantrae2
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went up the top to the Telstra tower lookout. Reasonably cheap and a great view over Canberra and beyond. Wheelchair friendly but I found the disabled toilet in the foyer inadequate as it was too small to get the wheelchair in and close the door....More

Thank ironsideMelbourne
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