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A stroll on the knoll!

On our way from Sydney to Newcastle we stopped over at the Terrigal Haven Beach for a fish & chips... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Karachi, Pakistan
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Very interesting lookout .Close to beach ,shops and picnic area. Doesnt look too steep,is a bit of... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Jenny H
Gosford, Australia
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All reviews steep climb grassy knoll local council whale watching surrounding coastline vast ocean heart pumping public park paved path central coast well worth the effort fish chips rock pools nice walk picnic area views are spectacular haven beach
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

On our way from Sydney to Newcastle we stopped over at the Terrigal Haven Beach for a fish & chips break, and accidentally came about knowing the iconic Skillion lookout that was visible from the benches we were enjoying our lunch on. We couldn't resist...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SabirSS
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Very interesting lookout .Close to beach ,shops and picnic area. Doesnt look too steep,is a bit of a challenge and has stairs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This was a challenge with a great view at the top. It is a steep climb but now there are graduated steps and rest areas with seats along the way. If you wanting a work out this is for you and if you just want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lyngrin
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I needed to cancel my last booking at The Clan Hotel. The management were very helpful and accomodating and credit my payment when I rebook for a later date.. Excellent customer service..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jorge M
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The skillion is an ideal spot for whale watching. There are stairs all the way to the to. No need to walk on the grass.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank georgehardie688
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This lookout has a wonderful view over the ocean and it is a great location to watch the whales pass when they are travelling either north or south.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MaxM1484
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Great place to walk, have coffee or the best fish & chips around. Great in winter, breathe in the self air and feel great.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beverley M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We walked everywhere around this area. It was stunning we also went shell hunting between the rocks and crabs too. was great fun..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jo A
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Gets the blood pumping, and I’d not be a fan of the climb in summer, but it’s a glorious climb and well worth the view in winter. We even saw some whales! Lots of parking and hand rails and seats along the way if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ishelli
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The walk up to the lookout is steep, but well worth the effort. The view up and down the coast and back over the town are beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kylie G
July 13, 2018|
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Response from MrnMrsPaul | Reviewed this property |
The Skillion is not particularly high. It only takes about 10 minutes to walk from the car park, if you are of moderate fitness. The views are lovely. It is well worth it.
Anne V
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
A skillion is a promontory which is a raised mass of land that projects into a lower body of water. This is a perfect description of the Terrigal Skillion. . It was called Kurawyba by the Awabakal Aborigines. I can find... More