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Kanangra-Boyd lookout

Kanangra-Boyd National Park


You can see for miles at Kanangra-Boyd lookout, an easily accessible viewpoint overlooking Kanangra Walls and Mount Cloudmaker.

Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Kanangra-Boyd lookout is always open.

What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Wombats frequent these roads, so please be careful while driving.

Kanangra-Boyd lookout offers unparalleled views across one of Australia’s most spectacular landscapes; Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

The unfenced lookout is a 10 minute walk down a wheelchair-accessible track from the Kanangra Walls carpark. Stop at the top of the steps and peer out over Kanangra Deep to Kanangra Walls, and in the distance, Mount Cloudmaker, which is often circled by mist. Or continue on down a short set of steps to the lookout platform for an even better view.

Remember to look up too; if you adjust your gaze skywards you may see some soaring wedge-tail eagles. On the trail to the lookout, there’s a revegetation area abundant with silver banksia, bright red mountain devils and white flowering hakeas. During spring, peer into the undergrowth where you might see the antechinus, a small, rodent-like marsupial. They breed from November to January.

Don’t forget your camera, as this is a picturesque setting you’ll want to capture.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Kanangra-Boyd Lookout, Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government