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Black Mountain

Views from the bush walk
Fern Gully, Black Mountain
Views from the bush walk
Fern Gully, Black Mountain


Discover fantastic views appearing through the trees as you walk around the marked walking trails on Black Mountain.

Black Mountain is the most diverse of Canberra’s nature parks.

It houses 100 species of birds, 500 species of plants and 5000 species of insects.

The wildflowers in Spring and early Summer are beautiful.

You may even surprise reptiles sunning themselves on the path.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
off Black Mt Summit Road and Rani Road, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

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TripAdvisor ratingBased on 95 reviews

“How disappointing ”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by Justin C

Disappointing that this iconic local attraction has been let go so badly. The view from the main viewing platform is completely obscured by trees that should be trimmed, the car park is littered...

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“Great Views but Canberra is not looking after this Icon”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 9mos ago by car0leb66

The top of Black Mountain has amazing views over Canberra and there are some beautiful walks from around the carpark. Sad that the Telecom Tower is closed while the powers that be are deciding what...

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“No view left from Black Mountain at the moment. Someone needs to trim some trees so people can at least see the view”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by kestonr2018

Black Mountain Nature Reserve may be the lungs of Canberra, and features great wildlife and trees. However, there is a road to the top which is billed as providing a lookout on one of the best views...

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