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Mount Pleasant Lookout

Mount Pleasant signage
Mount Pleasant lookout with flag and cannons
View of Capital Hill
Mount Pleasant signage
Mount Pleasant lookout with flag and cannons
View of Capital Hill

Overview

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.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
General Bridges Drive, off Fairbairn Avenue, Duntroon, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 23 reviews

“Hidden Gem”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3yrs ago by Helen F

Have driven past the sign to Mt Pleasant many times. This visit we decided to explore. The lookout is poorly signposted but when you find it, the view is worth it. The lookout incorporates an...

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“Wonderful views over Canberra”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4yrs ago by RBN11

Mt Pleasant seems to have been relegated behind the better known Mt Ainslie, Black Mountain, and Red Hill lookouts. Even the Visitors Centre don't tell you about it. Luckily we had heard of it, but...

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“Mt Pleasant”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4yrs ago by heidialena75

We really enjoyed visiting Mt Pleasant, but we were equally interested in looking at Duntroon The military college, which you drive through to get to the lookout. Duntroon has some beautiful...

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