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Mannings lookout

Morton National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Mannings lookout is in the Fitzroy Falls area of Morton National Park. To get there:

  • From Moss Vale, head towards Nowra along Nowra Road. After passing Fitzroy Falls village, turn left onto Mannings Lookout Road (unsealed) and follow it to the end.
  • From Nowra, head up Moss Vale Road toward Fitzroy Falls. Pass through Kangaroo Valley and continue up Barrengarry Mountain. Turn right onto Mannings Lookout Road (unsealed) and follow it to the end.
  • From Robertson, head west along Illawarra Highway, turn left onto Pearson Lane then right onto Myra Vale Road. At the end, turn left onto Nowra Road, then left onto Mannings Lookout Road (unsealed) and follow it to the end.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at the end of Mannings Lookout Road.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Grab an oar and canoe down the Shoalhaven River or the Kangaroo River. Autumn rains create ideal conditions for river paddling, and you'll find good spots for beginners as well as for more experienced paddlers.

Spring

Take the Three Views or Granite Falls walking tracks to see wildflowers in colourful bloom.

Summer

The rainforests of Morton National Park are a great place to escape the summer heat – try the Erith Coal Mine track at Bundanoon or the nearby Fairy Bower Falls walk.

Facilities

Picnic tables

Carpark

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).

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

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

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mannings lookout

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Park info

  • 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 and display machines - cash and cards accepted.

    Buy annual pass

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