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George Boyd lookout

Morton National Park

Overview

George Boyd lookout in Morton National Park, South Coast NSW, offers scenic views over Shoalhaven, including Jervis Bay and Lake Conjola.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Morton National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times
George Boyd lookout is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to George Boyd lookout can become boggy when it rains
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park

Make your way to George Boyd lookout to see the beauty of NSW’s South Coast region from up high.

Gorge yourself on expansive coastal and hinterland views spanning all the way from Jervis Bay to Kioloa. Check out the incredible surrounding landscape, dominated by tall-treed rainforest, caves and impressive overhangs, and see if you can make out Lake Conjola and Pigeon House Mountain Didthul amongst it all.

As well as enjoying these scenic Shoalhaven views, you can walk the short track between the lookout and picnic area below. If you’re keen to try a longer walk, start from the lower carpark and traverse the base of the escarpment via a spectacular rainforest track.

This part of Morton National Park is known for its forest owls, so if you’re visiting at night, stay quiet and listen carefully. Plus, remember to keep an eye out for the inquisitive origma – or rockwarbler – the only bird endemic to NSW. You may well spot one of these small brownish-grey critters hopping across the sandstone rocks or probing between them for insects.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
      (02) 4887 7270
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Morton National Park, Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
    • Fax: (02) 4887 7203
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George Boyd lookout, Morton National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk