Fitzroy Falls lookout
Morton National Park
Take a stroll along an elevated boardwalk to Fitzroy Falls lookout in Morton National Park. You’ll have stunning views of the cliffs and plateaus as you watch the falls cascade into the valley below.
Just 150m from Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Falls lookout is a great wheelchair-accessible spot to take in the sight of the waterfall. Follow the elevated boardwalk as it winds its way along a creek to the lookout platform at the edge of the escarpment.
From the lookout, you’ll see the top of Fitzroy Falls as it cascades over dramatic sandstone cliffs into the gorge below. Watch the water descend nearly 100m before it makes its way through Yarrunga Valley toward the Shoalhaven River.
Bring your binoculars and see if you can spot the local birdlife as you look out across the rainforest canopies in the valley below. Many species make their home in these pockets of sub-tropical rainforest, tall open forest and eucalypt forest.
If you turn your gaze towards the horizon, you’ll see the views extend along the east and west rim towards Braidwood. Make sure you bring your camera to capture the sweeping panorama of Yarrunga River and Yarrunga Valley, with Mount Scanzi and Mount Carrialoo in the distance.
Moderate West Rim walking track offers scenic waterfall views, ideal for families on a car tour of Morton National Park, in the Southern Highlands, near Robertson.
These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
- 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 4887 8270
- 1301 Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
- in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.
Park entry fees:
Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines - cash and cards accepted.Buy annual pass