Wyrrabalong National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Crackneck lookout.
Getting there and parking
Crackneck lookout is in the southern section of Wyrrabalong National Park.
To get there from Bateau Bay:
- Take Bateau Bay Road for about 500m
- Turn right onto Burrawong Street
- Take the first right to Hilltop Street and follow it to Crackneck Point at the end
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Crackneck lookout
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wyrrabalong National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A spring visit allows you to see gorgeous wildflower displays as you walk through the park.
It's summertime and the water's great – visit to surf, swim or snorkel in the park's superb beaches and it's a great time of year to fish for prawns and blue swimmer crabs at Tuggerah Lake.
Head to Wyrrabalong or Crackneck lookouts – these high headlands are perfect posts for watching whales on their northern migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
10°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area
- The carpark is conveniently located close to the lookout and picnic area
- in Wyrrabalong National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Wyrrabalong National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Crackneck lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.
Pelican Beach Road lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time, and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.