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Address: Chiltern, Victoria, Australia
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Surprising 360 view from Mr Pilot lookout

Tucked away just off the main Rd and a short 300m stepped climb up to a surprising 360 degree view over all surrounding forest and farm land

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Tony S
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 790 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

360 views but quite underwhelmed with the views. Pretty average. Lots of small insects and mozzies even in autumn. Dont bother if you dont have much time. Walk up ok on granite steps but still puffing slightly on warm day.

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Thank Tweetcoz
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Tucked away just off the main Rd and a short 300m stepped climb up to a surprising 360 degree view over all surrounding forest and farm land

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Thank Tony S
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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252 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We drove to the Mt Pilot car park then climbed to the summit for spectacular 360 degree views. But hang onto your hat, strong winds will happily remove it for you! There is a fire lookout tower at the top and a brass directional plaque pointing to various distant landmarks. The climb to the summit is not hard, but it... More 

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Thank Jude D
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Nice park, make sure to head to Woolshed Falls and Mt Pilot. Lots of history around the Magenta Mine area. White box walk is worth the time as well

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Thank Kieran V
Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Not far off the road along a dirt track was a parking area then a steep walk towards to the top of the mountain with wonderful all round views, worth a trip to see the view.

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Thank Graham T
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

White Box 8 km circuit walk was a great way to spend a few hrs in the bush. Lots of wild flowers and wildlife. Watching this this lace monitor was a highlight of our walk. Good picnic facilities available.

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Thank Robyn O
Chiltern, Australia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic sights, lots of great walking trails and views. Some fantastic historic sites. Wonderful photographic opportunities

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Thank Jennah S
Chiltern, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Lovely spot for a picnic and a bush walk, bit of a climb up the rocks to the top but well worth it for the view and the peace and quiet. Lots of wildlife about.

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Thank Hay61
Chiltern, Australia
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It is quite a pleasant drive through the Forest to reach the Caves. They are great to explore but you must be careful.

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Thank Douglas C
Brisbane Region, Australia
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705 reviews
330 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This park has a deserved reputation for bird-watching. We spent a very pleasant day roaming around the honeyeater picnic grounds and other spots finding plenty of wildlife. The website has plenty of good information and you can pick up brochures etc in Chiltern. We'll be back for a more thorough exploration. All the roads we saw we ok for 2... More 

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