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Black Perry lookout

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Black Perry lookout.

Getting there and parking

Black Perry lookout is in the northern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

  • From Tumut Region Visitor Centre, drive south along Snowy Mountains Highway for 45km.
  • From Adaminaby, drive north along Snowy Mountains Highway for 84km.

Road quality

  • It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There's informal bitumen roadside parking at the lookout, but no marked car spaces.



Step-free access

Black Perry lookout is flat and there's step-free access from the parking area to the lookout platform.

After leaving the parking area, the ground is paved before it turns into a short metal mesh path that widens as you reach the lookout. The metal path has handrails on either side.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There are 4 bench seats in the paved section just before you reach the lookout platform. The bench seats don't have backrests or armrests.

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Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


Disability access level - easy

Black Perry lookout is flat and step-free. After leaving the parking area, you'll pass over a short, paved section before you reach the metal pathway that leads to the lookout.

  • There are 4 bench seats without backrests or armrests in the paved section near the lookout platform.
  • The metal pathway to the lookout has handrails on both sides.
  • There informal bitumen parking at the lookout but no designated accessible parking spaces.



Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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