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Quibray Bay viewing platform

“This is an excellent stop on the way to Kamay National Park. We spotted a few lizards and different birds by the water’s edge. The kids really enjoyed it.”

Nestled within Towra Point Nature Reserve near Kurnell, Quibray Bay viewing platform offers magnificent views of maintained, fragile ecosystems without disturbing the surrounding plants and animals.

The short boardwalk features wild acacia and banksia on either side, which then opens out to the viewing platform. Birdwatching and nature photography are at their best here, as the views sprawl broadly across the coastline; migratory birds come to breed and nest along these ancient shores.

The mangroves, saltmarsh and mudflats of Towra Point Nature Reserve are also visible and in spring, full-bloomed wildflowers dab the landscape with bright, untamed colour.

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Getting there

Getting there:

Quibray Bay viewing platform is in the eastern precinct of Towra Point Nature Reserve. To get there:

  • Follow Captain Cook Drive towards Kurnell
  • Continue for approximately 3.7km past the Elouera Road roundabout
  • The carpark is located on the left

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Vehicle access:

Sealed road - 2WD vehicles - All weather

Parking:

Parking is available off Captain Cook Drive in a council managed gravel carpark.

Important info

You should know:

  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Quibray Bay as the carpark can become boggy when it rains

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Quibray viewing platform, Towra Point Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government