Telstra Tower - ACT

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -35.274349 149.0979
DMS: 35º 16' 27.66" S 149º 05' 52.44" E
UTM: 55 H 6094514mN 690810mE
Altitude: 806.46m


Place Type

Recreation - Tourist Attraction


3.32kms West of Canberra - Driving 5.6 km (11 mins)
465.18kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 666 km (6 hours 41 mins)
858.37kms North of Hobart - Driving 1400 km (1 day 6 hours)
942.14kms South of Brisbane - Driving 1200 km (12 hours 54 mins)

Address & Contact

100 Black Mountain Dr
Canberra ACT
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Telstra Tower is a telecommunication tower that is situated above the summit of Black Mountain in Australia's capital city of Canberra. Rising 195.2 metres above the mountain summit, it is not only a landmark in Canberra but also offers panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside from an indoor observation deck, two outdoor viewing platforms and the tower's revolving restaurant.
Telstra Tower has become one of the most symbolic landmarks in Canberra and a major tourist attraction with a total of over six million visitors.
It was opened on 15 May 1980 by the then Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser.
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Closest Weather Station

Canberra at 13/08:33am EST
Distance from Telstra Tower 10.05km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Tuggeranong (Isabella Plains) Aws
Distance from Telstra Tower 16.01km S
Mean Max. °C29.628.
Mean Min. °C14.314.311.
Mean Rain mm50.773.751.727.822.148.641.349.060.557.074.369.2

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