Telstra Tower, Canberra

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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. See Telstra Tower and all Canberra has to offer by arranging your trip with our Canberra road trip planner.
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  • It was a beautiful day as I took the steep walk up to Telstra Tower by following the Flower to Tower Walk. The trail is well sign posted, surface under foot is sealed until the last 50 metres, if you ...  more »
  • Excellent place to take photo's of Canberra and surrounding area, gives you a good insight to how big Canberra is.  more »
  • Have been up Telstra Tower before... if you go up the tower...like most towers...you have to pay... the viewing area windows were ok...but the best view is going up the stairs to outside and then up a...  more »
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  • Telstra tower has always been a favourite stop when I am in Canberra. The entry fee is more than reasonable and the views are breath taking. Although the top viewing deck isn't really suitable for prams or wheelchairs, it doesn't mean anyone has to miss out as the views are just as good from the level below. I would highly recommend getting there about half an hour or so before sunset so you can take in the beautiful colours as the sun slips below the horizon and then wander around for a while as it gets darker and Canberra's suburbs and the CBD light up.
  • A must for everyone who visits Canberra or moves here! A lovely birds eye view of our Nation's Capital. When I was a little girl growing up in Canberra, I always imagined it was a rocket ship sitting up on top of the mountain. Now my children giggle at this as they admire the different colours it displays at night. It could possibly do with a bit of fix up inside and update as it's hardly changed up top since I was young. Nothing beat coming here on school excursions and daring each other to look over the edge
  • The views from the top are worth the entry fees, maybe a bit more seating would be nice. A bit of a tourist destination, and the souvenirs we're exactly what you'd find anywhere else in Canberra. But like I said the veiw is incomparable to anything else. I would recommend this to anyone who was coming to visit.
  • Not a bad place to visit if you really have nothing to do in Canberra. You can see the whole Canberra when you reached the top. But other than that, nothing much to do here. Probably best to spend around 30-60 minutes in here
  • This monumental landmark is a must see location for anyone visiting Canberra. The tower boasts incredible views of Canberra with two outdoor viewing platforms an indoor viewing gallery and a revolving restaurant. At the base of the tower there is a small exhibition area that houses a collection of early phones and comunication devices. The free car park at the summit of the mountain is the access point to a variety of walking trails.
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