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Broadwater inland lookout

Broadwater National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Broadwater inland lookout.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Broadwater inland lookout is in the northern precinct of Broadwater National Park. To get there:

    • From Broadwater, travel approximately 2km south along the Pacific Highway
    • Turn left into Broadwater-Evans Head Road
    • From the gate that is adjacent to Broadwater-Evans Head Road on the eastern side, walk 240m to the start of the track.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available on Broadwater-Evans Head Road, a short walk from the track to Broadwater inland lookout.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Broadwater National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Enjoy a beach walk in the milder weather, birdwatching as you go.

    Spring

    Wildflowers at this time of year will just about knock your walking socks off with their vivid and varied colours This is the peak season for seeing migrating whales swimming closer to shore with their new calves .

    Summer

    When the weather's hot, the best thing to do is go swimming or have a surf.

    Winter

    This is the peak season for northern migration of whales.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    19.1°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    41.7°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    10.4°C and 19.2°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.7°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    449mm

    Facilities

    Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Broadwater inland lookout, Broadwater National Park. Photo: