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Charles Hamey lookout

“We were so impressed with the beautiful wildflowers on this short walk to the lookout, we continued around Flower Bowl circuit.”

Just a short walk from the carpark, you’ll be amazed at the breathtaking coastal views from Charles Hamey lookout. Sit on the cliff tops and admire magnificent scenery overlooking Gogleys Lagoon, with North Brother Mountain in Dooragan National Park providing a dramatic backdrop.

Gaze across the golden sands of Dunbogan Beach as it sweeps around to Diamond Head in Crowdy Bay National Park. Look out for whales and dolphins in the glistening blue waters below. You’ll also see plenty of birdlife, and you may even be lucky enough to see a peregrine falcon flying high above.

Then shift your perspective and admire the delicate beauty of the wildflowers around you. In spring, the bush comes to life with bright wildflowers like boronia, flannel flower, everlasting daisy and wedding bush. Why not really immerse yourself in colour and continue walking around the 2km Flower Bowl circuit or try the nearby Perpendicular Point walking track?

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Getting there

Getting there:

Charles Hamey lookout is in the southern precinct of Kattang Nature Reserve. To get there:

  • Continue driving along Camden Head Road
  • Turn right into Charles Hamey Lookout Road
  • Follow until you see Hamey’s carpark, where the short walk to the lookout commences.

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Vehicle access:

Unsealed road/trail - 2WD vehicles - All weather

Parking:

Parking is available at Charles Hamey lookout, including several designated disabled spots.

Important info

Facilities:

  • Carpark
  • Lookout
  • Trackhead/access point

You should know:

  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and drinking water
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch or whale watch
  • A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters

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Charles Hamey lookout, Kattang Nature Reserve. Photo: NSW Government