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West Head Look out

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Address: West Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9472 8949
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Best kept secret in Sydney, so will say no more!! Still won't say more despite prompts from Trip Advisor

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best kept secret in Sydney, so will say no more!! Still won't say more despite prompts from Trip Advisor

Thank syrahcharles
Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic area with a choice of about 16 different walking trails of varying distance and difficulty. Lovely picnic spots at Akuna bay or a very fancy restaurant at the marina if you want to splash out, I haven't tried this place yet though! Lots of water activities available in the area with guided tours or gear to hire. Definitely... More 

Thank Joan C
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful view into Pittwater and to the Central Coast from an elevated position. A nice drive through the National Park to get there.

Thank mikesps
Wollombi, Australia
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous Views. Nice little walking track. Look out for goannas in the bush. But don't get too close. Lots of parking but ALWAYS busy and hard to find space. Nice drive out there. Take binoculars and camera

Thank RosiePoseyLips
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great View with pleanty of things going on. We went on a Sunny Sunday, nice easy drive through the park. We were lucky to get a park in parking area close to the lookout, nice easy stroll down to the lookout. Good information about the old defence armaments for the riiver entrance. Very glad to take the drive there.

Thank 4CnrWC
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150 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Weather was great and we were rewarded with incredible panoramic views. Lots of walking opportunities too if that's what you like. Don't miss if you are in the area.

Thank JMBFDublin
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Beautiful and worth the drive. Beautiful views and hikes.There are so many in AU but this is lovely. Check it off your list.

Thank Starrrshots
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I've lived in Sydney all my life and to my shame only discovered this lookout last year (I grew up about 15kms from it). I've been back many times since and love the relaxing experience of looking at the spectacular vista that includes Lion island, Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, Broken Bay, Patonga and the South Pacific Ocean. Sometimes it's quite busy... More 

Thank Mat T
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The trip out there is through national park and you have to pay to get into it. En route there are many places to pull up and take a hike but we bypassed them on this occasion and only stopped when we reached the Resolute Picnic Area, a lovely spot if you want to have a picnic with full facilities.... More 

Thank iandsmith
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119 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

a must do if you have the time as a traveler but if your a local no excuse to visit here & take in the amazing location. short walk from the look out takes you to west head beach which i a private beach with a stunning view across to Barrenjoey headland

Thank AuntyMia

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