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Robertson lookout

Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area

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What's nearby

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  • Maddens Falls lookout, Dharawal National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

    Maddens Falls

    Enjoy scenic waterfall views at Maddens Falls lookout near Helensburgh, a great reward after a long bushwalk and the perfect place for birdwatching and photography.

  • Figure Eight Pools headland near Burning Palms Beach, Royal National Park. Photo: David Croft/OEH

    Figure Eight Pools

    Figure Eight Pools is located on a dangerous rock shelf in Sydney's Royal National Park near Burning Palms Beach. Plan your trip using the wave risk forecast.

 

Nearby things to do

Cascades Track, Macquarie Pass National Park. Photo: T. Moody/NSW Government

Walk

Cascades walk

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Nearby camping and accommodation

  • North Era Campground, Royal National Park. Photo: Andy Richards

    North Era campground

    Go camping at North Era campground overlooking North Era Beach in Royal National Park. North Era's bush campsites are perfectly located for an overnight stop while walking the Coast Track.

  • Carrington Falls campground, Budderoo National Park. Photo credit: Chris Keyzer © DPIE

    Carrington Falls campground

    Wake up to the distant sound of cascading waterfalls at Carrington Falls campground, near Robertson in the Southern Highlands. You’ll find walking tracks, swimming holes and lookouts a short distance from your camping spot.

 

Get wild about whales

NSW national parks have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from May to November. Plan your next coastal adventure.

A humpback whale breaches the water off the NSW coast, near Sydney. Photo credit: Wayne Reynolds &copy Wayne Reynolds

 

Join WilderQuest

WilderQuest is a fun kids program designed to nurture a love of nature. Download the award-winning WilderQuest iPad app and go on a quest to discover all the animals, plants and hidden secrets within NSW national parks.

WilderQuest activity at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH
Robertson lookout

Park info

  • in Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area in the South Coast region
  • Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. However, it is recommended that bushwalking only be undertaken during daylight hours because of the presence of cliff edges and other hazards.

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