O'Hares Creek lookout
Dharawal National Park
For great gorge views near Campbelltown and Wollongong in southern Sydney, O'Hares Creek lookout in Dharawal National Park offers breathtaking scenery and birdwatching along a family-friendly walking track.
- Dharawal National Park
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
- Please note
- There is limited/no mobile reception in this park
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
For some of the best gorge views, make tracks to Dharawal National Park and O'Hares Creek lookout. Located within easy reach of Appin, Campbelltown and Wollongong, it’s a great family day trip, with excellent opportunities for wildlife-spotting and birdwatching.
To access the lookout, you’ll need to walk along O'Hares Creek lookout walking track through unspoilt bushland, where you’ll pass forests of scribbly gums and tall scrub. The views from the lookout are spectacular; scenic gorge views into O'Hares Creek with picturesque rockpools far below.
Take your binoculars and make the most of your vantage point with a spot of wildlife and birdwatching. Keen eyes might even glimpse a koala asleep in the branches of a gumtree. Soak in the tranquility and wide open spaces before retracing your steps.
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- in Dharawal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
Dharawal National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
- Wollongong office
02 4224 4188
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- Unit G Ground Floor, 84 Crown Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
- Email: NPWSIllawarrahighlands@environment.nsw.gov.au
- Wollongong office