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Lucifers Thumb lookout

Guy Fawkes River National Park

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Overview

Lucifers Thumb lookout is in Guy Fawkes River National Park, along Escarpment walk. It’s a great place to soak up stunning views of the Guy Fawkes River Valley.

Walk to Lucifers Thumb lookout along a 2.4km (return) side track on the 12km Escarpment walk loop. Or trek to this lofty spot via the 7.2km (return) Lucifers Thumb walking track. Both walks are accessible from Chaelundi campground. 

Either way, a visit to the craggy rock outcrops of Lucifers Thumbs is sure to please. Take a break atop this distinctive geological feature and drink in breathtaking vistas of the Guy Fawkes River, snaking north to south along the valley as far as they eye can see.

Be sure to supervise children on steep cliff ledges.

Tours and events at this location

  • Views over Guy Fawkes River National Park and River from Lucifers Thumb lookout. Photo © Tina Sullivan

    Guy Fawkes 50th anniversary walk and talk

    Put on your walking shoes for this special 7km anniversary event to celebrate 50 years of Guy Fawkes River National Park. Learn about the rich biodiversity and history of this spectacular area.

Nearby

  • Rock Wallaby , Escarpment Walk, Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo © Sean Leathers

    Escarpment walk

    Escarpment walk in Guy Fawkes River National Park is a forest walk that takes hikers past Chaelundi Falls and Lucifers Thumb, all the way to Spring Gully picnic area.

  • View of a rugged landscape of valleys and ridges stretching to the horizon. Photo credit: Fiona Gray © DPIE

    Wurrang lookout

    Wurrang lookout is in Guy Fawkes River National Park, along Escarpment Walk. It’s a great place to stop and take in views of this rugged landscape of gorges and rivers.

  • View of rugged mountain flank and valley shrouded in cloud. Photo © Tina Sullivan

    Chaelundi Falls lookout

    Chaelundi Falls lookout is in Guy Fawkes River National Park along Escarpment walk. It’s a scenic spot with dramatic views of the falls and the valley far below.

  • Picnic area with picnic table in an open woodland setting, next to an unpaved access road. Photo credit: Tina Sullivan © DPIE

    Spring Gully picnic area

    Spring Gully picnic area is in Guy Fawkes River National Park on Escarpment walk. It’s a tranquil place to rest, relax and look for wildlife.

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.