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Tomaree Head

#1 of 5 things to do in Shoal Bay Features Animals
Tomaree National Park | 2 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Tomaree National Park | 2 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular views from the top well worth the walk. Steep slopes have steel framed steps which are quite narrow and may not suit some people who have walking issues. The lower section leading to WWII gun emplacements is easier and also has spectacular views. We...More

Thank Denjudfi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are spectacular and the steep walk seems totally worth it once you are there, and then the walk down doesn't feel a thing. Went around sunset time, so the views were even better. Recommended !

Thank Sakshi_86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk up tomaree is worth it Not recommended for those who are scared of heights or have trouble walking up inclines Give yourself a good 30-40 minutes to climb to enjoy the stunning view from sunrise to sunset

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed this walk. Went near sunset and it was beautiful all the way. Is certainly a bit of a workout. Good free parking at the base. Tracks were very well maintained and signed.

Thank dweg03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a challenging but totally worthwhile hike to the top! We were rewarded by whales frolicking off the coast. Felt impressed by myself for making it without collapsing and the view was stunning! Just take your time...not that bad at all!

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have moderate fitness levels, this is a must do activity weather you're a local or a visitor to the area. You'll arrive at the far end of shoal Bay Beach to be greeted by a path beginning the ascent to the top. Take...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the top and gun point are why you climb this place, good workout to see amazing views, gun point adds a bit of history to your adventure, well worth it.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It was a 20-25mins walk. For someone doesn't do exercise like me, I must admit the walk wasn't easy. Needed to pause for three times. Although it was cool (in July) at the beginning, I needed to take off my jacket halfway through. Although there...More

Thank BreakawayAgain
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The views en route and at the Summit are guaranteed to take your breath away! I was surprised to learn that it's a "Grade 5" (according to the Australian Walking Track Grading System). Yes, there are some steep sections and it's important to always walk...More

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great views at the top as well as on the way there. Look over the bay and out to sea from this well maintained and well designed walk. Awesome on a blue sky autumn day. Go early or in the afternoon in summer and take...More

Thank mark b
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pascalbatan
16 July 2017|
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Response from Mehmet Haluk S | Reviewed this property |
Other than certified assistance dogs, pets are not allowed.
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EllaH19
20 March 2016|
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Response from Tannasmumma | Reviewed this property |
There were plenty of kids doing it! Personally i wouldnt want to take a child under 6, you'll be carrying them. Its probably best suited from 8+ they all seemed to be having fun... i look forward to taking our kids back up... More
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jkjj165
20 December 2015|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
Yes walk is open 24/7
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