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Address: Tomaree National Park | 2 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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US$110.01*
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Amazing view

Amazing view from the lookout points. Trails are quite easy. Track are very well prepared and maintaned. The track to the lookout is a bit steep but still OK for all ages.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing view from the lookout points. Trails are quite easy. Track are very well prepared and maintaned. The track to the lookout is a bit steep but still OK for all ages.

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1 Thank Philipp G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the walk with a six year old and a baby. It took us about 40 min to get to the summit and it was absolutely worth it. The view is stunning, so you might as well bring lunch with you.

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2 Thank Yekohan
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The climb was slightly on the hard side, very safe but it was very well worth it. The 360 degree views are spectacular and the historical nature of the headland is well documented and displayed. Take water and not really suitable for very young ones unless you want to carry them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pretty steep climb up the mountain, but the view totally makes it worth it! There were lots of stairs, but you can take your time and its fine.

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1 Thank onechelofanadventure
Shoal Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you make the effort to walk to the top of Tomaree Head (lookout) it is paved with steps and a moderate walk for a reasonably fit person . The views are fantastic sunrise or sunset is the perfect Tim and a great way to wear the kids out late in the afternoon . Enjoy

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1 Thank Allcashedup
Port Stephens, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Number one on my visitor itinerary is the walk up to this headland for an almost 360 degree view of our superb coastal area. Taken at an easy pace and with ample rests on the seats provided, it is wonderfully refreshing to admire the scenery and enjoy your own water and fruit refreshments. Nothing can prepare you for the expansive... More 

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Parramatta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad to have come up here and make it up to the top of the mountain. I am not the fittest person by any stretch and I am also 8 months pregnant. I freaked out a bit by the steep stairs at the beginning. Don't be fooled by these stairs as it's a steady incline up to the... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A vigorous walk up to the top but the views of the beaches to the north and shark island are worth the effort.

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South West Rocks, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first activity undertaken by my wife and 1 year old. The walk is a really good easy- moderate workout... moderate when carrying an extra 10kg. The views on the way up an from the top are awesome. Went to the ww2 gun site which is another short easy walk. Burned an easy 700 calories on that trek... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Make the effort early morning or late evening. Wear good shoes and be prepared for a little hard work at the start but the view is amazing and well worth it.

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