Mount Pleasant Lookout

Mount Pleasant Lookout

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

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Accessible during daylight hours

COSTS

Not specified

Location

Mount Pleasant Lookout

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

Features

Carpark

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Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 23 REVIEWS

Ranked #67 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Hidden Gem”

Reviewed on 07/03/2020

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...

Review by

Helen F

“Wonderful views over Canberra”

Reviewed on 30/11/2019

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...

Review by

RBN11

“Mt Pleasant”

Reviewed on 12/10/2019

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...

Review by

heidialena75

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