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Telstra Tower, Canberra

(3.5/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Climb the 195 m (639 ft) landmark to enjoy 360-degree views of the city and surrounding rural areas. Located on the Black Mountain summit, the tower has become a Canberra landmark. Choose from indoor or outdoor viewing platforms for views of the countryside with its lakes. Learn about telecommunications at the museum next door. You can also dine in the revolving restaurant. Make Telstra Tower a part of your Canberra vacation plans using our Canberra family vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Well worth the trip up the mountain. My hubby is scared of heights but was still able to take in the views around the lower carpark. The view from the tower was amazing.  more »
  • Great to see overview of the city from top of the tower. Reasonable price . Nice little gift shop and coffee bar. Difficult to see anything from surrounding grounds as trees block views!  more »
  • If you have an hour to spare, a visit to the Telstra tower is well worthwhile. The view is spectacular, and gives a good orientation of Canberra. Relax with a coffee and a snack.  more »
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  • Nice place to drive to and city view on your way and from up there are quite impressive. A little museum under the tower is a great impression of how communication has evolved over the passage of time. Recommend to visit while you are visiting Canberra.
  • The view was so nice but a old woman who is working in the tower coffee shop made us a bad morning. She gave us cold food and used paper cups for coffee. I saw other customers all glasses cup. Because I asked her some food on her table but that was for lunch. So she up sad said no that is not for breakfast what do u want? Then we got some cold food. I don't understand why this kinds service in this beautiful place.
  • Firstly the women at the restaurant was lovely. She makes a great coffee. Loved the tower. The views are fantastic. Well worth the visit.
  • Amazing views. Free parking. Iconic venue. Well maintained facilities. Friendly staff. Worth a visit.
  • Didn't go up the Tower $7.50 to go up. But was hoping for some views, however only brief glimpses are possible from around the base. The car park further down the mountain provide better free views over the city and Lake.