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Mount Keira Summit Park

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by Manuel (subscribe)
Freelance writer and street photographer
Published April 3rd 2016
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View of South Wollongong from the Queen Victoria Lookout


Approximately 4 kilometres northwest of Wollongong is the Mount Keira Summit Park which provides stunning views of the city and surrounds at 464 metres or 1,522 ft elevation above sea level. It is a short drive from the city and is a major local landmark.

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Wollongong and Port Kembla


The Mount Keira Summit Park is a natural area annex of the Wollongong Botanic Garden. It has two lookouts which provides great views, connected by a gentle 20-minute bush walk track called the Ringtrack, which is suitable for all walking abilities. To the north is the Five Islands Lookout, which offers view of the northern suburbs and the Royal National Park. On the other hand, the Queen Victoria Lookout offers view of the southern suburbs including the Port Kembla Steelworks.

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Queen Victoria Lookout


The Mount Keira Summit Park is open from 8am to 6pm during non-daylight saving period, and to 8pm during daylight saving period. For more information, contact the Wollongong Botanic Garden at (02) 4227 7667 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au.

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Why? Scenic views, fresh air, picnic spot, bush walking
When: Daily except Christmas Day
Phone: (02) 4227 7667
Where: Mt. Keira Summit Park, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Cost: Free
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