Myrtle Mountain lookout
South East Forests National Park
With scenic Bega views, this NSW south coast lookout is in South East Forests National Park. Stop on Myrtle Mountain to sightsee or picnic en route to Eden or Candelo.
- South East Forests National Park
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- Drinking water
- Please note
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching.
You may think driving through the park’s lush wet-fern forest is as stunning as it gets, but then you arrive at Myrtle Mountain lookout.
Located on Myrtle Mountain Road, this hidden gem offers a sweeping northern vista across Bega Valley farmland. You’re also treated to eastern views of scenic Candelo and Wolumla, as well as the fringing escarpment and rolling hills surrounding the valley.
The ideal place to stretch your legs, take a tea break and soak up some views while driving from Eden or Bega, this lookout is popular with travellers and locals alike.
Relax at a picnic table and feel the crisp NSW south coastal breeze. Listen out and scan the undergrowth for lyrebirds or, if you’re stopping by at night, look out for possums and gliders in the area.
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- in South East Forests National Park in the South Coast and Snowy Mountains regions
South East Forests National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 6458 5900
Contact hours: 9am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
- 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW
- Fax: (02) 6458 4076
(02) 6495 5000
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
- Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
- Email: FSCR@environment.nsw.gov.au
Fax: (02) 6495 5055
(02) 4476 0800
Contact hours: 10.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday
- Corner Graham and Burrawang Streets, Narooma NSW
- Fax: (02) 4476 0833