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flinders Ranges and the golf.

This is a spectacular spot and a lookout worth stopping. Quite a view. Broad scenery, explanatory... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
New Jersey
Red Cliff lookout Port Augusta

Loved this lookout, and a fantastic area for a great walk and beautiful views of the Flinders... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Joe G
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Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

This is a spectacular spot and a lookout worth stopping. Quite a view. Broad scenery, explanatory information, some historic notes about Matthew Flinders.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Loved this lookout, and a fantastic area for a great walk and beautiful views of the Flinders Ranges.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Apart from the views, the information provided on the static displays provided an insight in to the history of the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank johnwV2400DA
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was much better than expected and definitely worth a visit. You get great views up the Gulf and the sandy beaches, mangrove swamps, and red cliffs and across the river to the Flinders Ranges. There is also some comprehensive details about Matthew Flinders and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 August 2018

the history boards displayed at this point are fantastic. it was great to read about our famous explores. The view was lovely but you can see how easily eroded these banks can be. Great walk for family and plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MaryLouG361
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This lookout gave me an appreciation of Port Augusta that was lacking from simply driving through the town. The town is faded and dusty ( to be expected for where it is -- and I should say that every local I spoke to in this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I liked the memorial of Captain Flinders. The plaque was on stone., right in front of the gulf. Captain Flinders and some of his crew went to explore the Spencer Gulf. What I like the most,were the views: The Spencer Gulf, the red cliffs and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This lookout is great at any time of the day, with view of the ever changing Spencer Gulf and the lovely Flinders Ranges in the background. However the best time to see it is early morning and particularly sunset to enjoy the changing colour on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlanandYolande
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We drove down to have a look at the Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout,got out of the car and decided we had wasted our time. It's really very unexciting.It may be that it just wasn't our thing. We like doing a bit of photography and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank M5205ZRsuet
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Located only 15 minute drive (7 km) from Port Augusta town centre and 0.5 km from the main road within the complex of Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, the lookout provided a view of the Spencer Gulf (where Matthew Flinders, a British Navy Commander, made...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GabyVM
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