Black Perry lookout
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
Black Perry lookout, near Talbingo Mountain in Kosciuszko National Park, offers scenic views over the Snowy Mountains region, and is close to Tumut and Yarrangobilly Caves.
- Snowy Mountains Highway, Talbingo, NSW - in Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park
- Opening times
- Black Perry lookout is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather, snow conditions or fire danger.
Black Perry lookout is an excellent place for perspective, giving you a real sense of the expansive wilderness areas in Kosciuszko National Park’s north.
Pull in from Snowy Mountains Highway to enjoy breathtaking scenic views all year round. Bring your camera and binoculars for incredible panoramas, which are undoubtedly some of the best on offer in Kosciuszko National Park.
Located next to Talbingo Mountain, this lookout stands just metres from the carpark and is fully wheelchair-accessible. Kids will love the feeling of adventure as they step onto the viewing platform, which extends out over the trees.
Once you’ve finished pointing out Black Perry Mountain and Bogong Mountain Range, why not grab the thermos and stop for a cuppa on one of the benches? Or have a peek around for resident wallabies while listening carefully for a lyrebird’s call.
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- Tumut Region Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6947 7025
- The Old Butter Factory, 5 Adelong Road, Tumut NSW 2720
- in the Tumut area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Tumut area is open all year but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues.
No park entry fees apply in the Tumut area. See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.Buy annual pass