Mount Pleasant signage

Mount Pleasant Lookout

Drive up through Duntroon to the top of Mount Pleasant for beautiful views over Lake Burley Griffin, the Duntroon Royal Military College and Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Canberra Tracks signposting has wonderful historical facts about the areas below. Visit the grave of General Bridges, Australia’s highest ranking soldier in World War I. General Bridges was the only Australian soldier killed at Gallipoli to be buried in Australia.

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Ranked #157 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

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Historical Lookout

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A great view with excellent signage and historical storyboards, the canons certainly make a good backdrop for photos.

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Great Views of the Lake and Parliamentary Triangle

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The views from Mount Pleasant, particularly of Lake Burley Griffin and some Canberra's better known buildings are superb. As Mount Pleasant is not as high as Mount Ainslie or Black Mountain, the...

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Hidden Views and History

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The Mt Pleasant lookout is less known about than Mt Ainsley. In saying that it provides a different aspect to the Nations Capital. For military buffs Mt Pleasant provides a fantastic overlook of the...

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ADDRESS

General Bridges Drive, off Fairbairn Avenue, Duntroon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600

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