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Black Mountain Nature Park

Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
+61 2 6207 2113
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Telstra Tower

This is the place the place to have a bird's eye view of the Capital city. It costs me $7.50 per... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
A challenging cycle ride

We cycled up - much easier coming down but make sure your brakes work! Some picnic areas and good... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Cheryl C
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Acton, Canberra 2004, Australia
+61 2 6207 2113

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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

Thank AXA-India
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
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
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
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We parked at the carpark about 3/4 of the way along the road near the Tower. We followed the trail that looped the mountain, then followed the trail down the mountain and into the back of the Botanic Gardens, then returned to our car along...More

1  Thank Randall K
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Visiting our Nations Capital, this is a must do. Stunning views of Canberra and surrounds, and for the more adventurous take the lift. To the top of the tower

Thank 727neil
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The photos we get here is absolutely stunning! Get there at sunset and you'll have a bunch of beautiful photos to take with you. We have always endeavoured to have a picnic out there - but never found the right spot.

Thank Alicia J
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a great place to share a BBQ or picnic with friends and family. There are many good spots to use.

Thank Lini999
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We entered behind the CSIRO. It took us 35 minutes to walk to the top. Well defined track. Clear views. We could see clearly the snow on the Brindabellas.

Thank VictoriaRev
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Easy to find and well worth the effort to spend some time here looking at the park and the views. It is at the back of the city and you can combine with the Telstra Tower later in the morning.

Thank 655Denis
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