Pointer Gap lookout
Morton National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
A short, easy walk to Pointer Gap lookout in Morton National Park offers scenic South Coast views with wildflowers and birdwatching opportunities, near Yatte Yattah.
- Morton National Park
- Entry fees
Park entry fees apply at Fitzroy Falls and in the Bundanoon area of the park
- What to
- Drinking water, sunscreen
With spectacular sweeping views along NSW South Coast, Pointer Gap lookout is perched atop the escarpment in the eastern region of Morton National Park, near Yatte Yattah on Princes Highway. Offering a pretty picnic area with visual delights including birdwatching and wildflowers, it’s an ideal stopover on a driving tour of the region any time of year.
A short and easy walk leads to the lookout where you’ll catch the fresh coastal breezes as you gaze from Sussex Inlet to Bawley Point, near Milton. The surrounding heathland erupts with vibrant blooms in spring. It’s a great spot to see both the pink and white flowering tea tree as well as pink boronia; known as the native rose.
The flowers attract abundant birdlife, so bring your binoculars for a chance to see nectar-loving honeyeaters. Enjoy a leisurely lunch or barbecue at the tables provided, while you take in the sights.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Ulladulla office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4454 9500
- Lot 9 Blackburn Industrial Estate, 6 Coller Road Ulladulla NSW 2539
- 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