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Pipers Lookout - Hervey's Range

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Address: Hervey's Range Road, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Lovely!

To get there you have to travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of Rangewood and Rupertswood to find Piper's Lookout near the top of the Range. The... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
KarolaRS
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Townsville, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped here after a visit to the Heritage Tea Rooms and the view was amazing. There is a rock to the side you can walk up and take better photos. It is a bit challenging coming down so not for the feint hearted but very worthwhile.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

To get there you have to travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of Rangewood and Rupertswood to find Piper's Lookout near the top of the Range. The views are really stunning out there, especially when the sun goes down. The bushland below Hervey Range looks awesome, the ocean likewise. Lovely!

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Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a fair way out of town, heading out along Harvey's Range Road. It does give you an idea of the vastness of the area.This is another road out to Charters Towers. If you keep driving out of town, past this lookout, you come to the Heritage Tea rooms. A great place on a hot day. It is usually... More 

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Thank Lyn R
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

On a clear day, you can see for miles; including the sights around Townsville. Just up the track there is a heritage homestead where you can sample high tea and other sumptuous fair.

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Thank Ron W
Sydney
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

If heading up or down the range this lookout is an easy stop. Beautiful views out over the valley to the ocean and is just stunning if the region has had a bit of rain.

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Thank aymeh
Townsville
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were heading to the Hervey Range Tea Rooms which are abobut a kilometre from the lookout. Its a beautiful view back across the valley to Townsville and Magnetic Island

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Ayr, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Beautiful surroundings, authentic heritage experience, lovely food. Good service. Quiche a little too salty for me but well priced and very tasty. Partner enjoyed his steak sandwich.

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Thank Isobel B
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Good views of Townsville can be had from here. If you're in this vicinity, try the Hervey's Range Heritage Tea Rooms. The house is of historical importance. They serve great tea and coffee and home made cakes, scones and apple pie. If you're an arty type, the craft shop will be right up your alley.

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Thank Ron W
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

A nice drive up into the Hervey rage from the city. Amazing view!! Worth the drive from Townsville. Make sure you have enough petrol :)

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Townsville, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Piper's Lookout looking out over the western approach to the city of Townsville is a great spot just to take into perspective the native bush surrounding Townsville. This photo stop is a must for the snap happy visitors to the near-by Heritage Tea Rooms. Piper's Lookout is about 30 klm on the western highway towards the Charters Towers to Greenvale... More 

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