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Telstra Tower

Black Mountain Drive, Canberra, Australia
+61 1800 806 718
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Worth a visit

Worth a visit for the views alone. Great way to get some perpective on Canberra and surrounding... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wayne T
Brisbane Region, Australia
via mobile
360 degree views of the City

There is a small entry fee, but it is well worth it for the views. There is an enclosed viewing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kerang, Australia
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Explore Australia's history of telecommunications, and enjoy the view of the city from this 195-meter landmark.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Black Mountain Drive, Canberra, Australia
+61 1800 806 718
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit for the views alone. Great way to get some perpective on Canberra and surrounding areas. Plenty of car parking and inside/outside areas did ot seem crowded. Although entry fee was moderate still semed a lot just for a lift ride and walk...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a small entry fee, but it is well worth it for the views. There is an enclosed viewing platform, where the cafeteria is located, or an outside viewing platform accessed by a flight of stairs. There are panoramic views over the whole city...More

Thank SuzyJ47
Reviewed 3 days ago

Vistied 21-July 3pm For those who remember this being called Telcom Tower then, it hasn't changed much. For those that have never been, then this is a great vantage point from which to take in Canberra, offering 360 degree views of the city and surrounds....More

Thank MyStory_MyStyle
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here many times when I come to Canberra but I think on a clear winters day is the best. Have a cuppa, and then walk around and take in all of Canberra. You will love it.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to the Telstra Tower is inexpensive and provides brilliant panorama views of the entire Canberra area. Both the internal and external viewing areas provide fantastic photographic opportunities. If you can make your visit on a day with great weather it will make a...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a cheap small activity with amazing views. We went in July 2017 with 2 primary school kids. We walked outside and it was freezing but the views were amazing. We didn't do the bush walks but I imagine that it would be nice...More

Thank FamilyHolidays19
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit to better get to know the layout of Canberra. Viewing platforms are both inside (1 level) and outside (2 levels). Canberra is a planned city and it is very evident when you look at the view from the top deck some...More

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 4 days ago

A little out of the way (not too far) but the windy drive is worth it to take a look at the spectacular scenery.

Thank Meredith H
Reviewed 5 days ago

the view from the Telstra tower is worth the drive up the mountain. There is only a coffee shop now, and no longer the restaurant (which is a shame). The lift is fast and there are no major delays on waiting for the elevator. Well...More

Thank michandmal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

WARNING !!! This tower can cause damage to car engine and electric products EXAMPLE There was no sign posted at the bottom of the hill before I started to climb black mountain I never even got out of my car I went up the hill...More

Thank chrystal2018
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Pretty certain there is no bus service to the top of Black Mountain. Only way to get there without a car would be taxi or Uber. Some people do walk up to the top. sorry for the delay in responding.
27 December 2014|
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Response from Banester1989 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mate Bus 981 (Only on weekends) and Bus 81 (Only on weekdays) goes there directly. The bus timetables is available on action bus website. Hope this helps.