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Disaster Bay lookout

Green Cape area in Beowa National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Disaster Bay lookout.

Getting there and parking

Disaster Bay is in the southern precinct of Beowa National Park. To get there:

  • Travel 18km south of Eden along Princes Highway, then turn left on Edrom Road and follow for 6km.
  • Turn right onto unsealed Green Cape Road. After 15km, look for the lookout on the right-hand side.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available on the hard-packed ground access road that leads to Disaster Bay lookout.

Best times to visit

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


Camp at Bittangabee Beach campground and see lyrebirds performing their characteristic dance and tail display.


Visit Green Cape Lighthouse or Boyds Tower to spot whales migrating south to their Antarctic feeding grounds - you might even see females with young calves.


Plan a camping trip to Saltwater Creek - to enjoy the lagoons and beautiful surf beach.


Take the Light to Light walk when it's nice and cool and the banksias are in bloom.



Step-free access

The lookout is flat and step-free, with a wood boardwalk that leads from the parking area to the lookout platform.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There's a timber bench seat on the lookout platform.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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

Disaster Bay lookout is flat and step-free, with a wood boardwalk that leads from the parking area to the lookout platform.

On the platform, there's a timber bench for resting.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners

  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.



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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