Charles Hamey lookout
Kattang Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Charles Hamey lookout.
Getting there and parking
Charles Hamey lookout is in the southern precinct of Kattang Nature Reserve. To get there:
- Continue driving along Camden Head Road
- Turn right into Charles Hamey Lookout Road
- Follow until you see Hamey’s carpark, where the short walk to the lookout commences.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Charles Hamey lookout, including several designated disabled spots.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Kattang Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Try your luck beach fishing at Dunbogan Beach, or from the rock platforms.
Immerse yourself in colour and surround yourself with blossoming wildflowers.
Wander along the wide rock platform near Washhouse Beach and discover the plentiful marine life in the rockpools.
Head to Perpendicular Point or Charles Hamey lookout for spectacular views and a great vantage point for whale watching.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15°C and 26°C
5°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.
- Port Macquarie office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6588 5555 for general enquiries only, no bookings.
- 22 Blackbutt Road, Port Macquarie NSW 2444