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Kosekai lookout

Dunggir National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Kosekai lookout.

Getting there and parking

Kosekai lookout is in the central precinct of Dunggir National Park. To get there:

  • From Bowraville, drive north west along North Arm Road
  • Turn left in to Lower Bucka Bendinni Road
  • Turn left into Hanging Rock Road and continue into Dunggir National Park
  • Turn left into Kosekai Road and continue for approximately 1.3km to the lookout.

Road quality

The gravel road to Kosekai lookout is long, steep and bumpy.

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Kosekai lookout can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


There's parking at Kosekai lookout along Kosekai Road.

Best times to visit

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


Spring offers the most comfortable temperatures to visit the park, and some hillsides bloom in the unmistakable red of flame trees, particularly around Kosekai lookout.


The crisp air of winter provides the clearest views of the surrounding region, so photographers should come mid-year or in late Autumn.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


17.4°C and 28.8°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


6.3°C and 20.3°C

Lowest recorded



  • Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Picnic tables

Step-free access

The lookout is flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the lookout railing.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

  • The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking
  • If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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 - medium

Kosekai lookout is flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the lookout railing and the picnic table.

The road leading to the lookout is unsealed gravel and is long, steep and at times rough. People with mobility restrictions may need assistance to cross over this surface. 



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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