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Rowleys Rock lookout

Tapin Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Rowleys Rock lookout.

Getting there and parking

Rowleys Rock lookout is in the northern precinct of Tapin Tops National Park. To get there:

  • From Wingham, take Elands Road and Wherrol Flat Road to Wherrol Flat
  • Turn left onto Dingo Tops Road and follow to Dingo Tops campground
  • Continue north on Knodingbul Road for approximately 2kms
  • Turn right into Rowleys Road
  • Take the first right into Rowleys Rock Road (vehicles towing trailers / long-wheelbase campervans should be parked at this location)
  • Take Rowleys Rock Road for 400m to the carpark
  • It’s a 45 minute strenuous walk from here to the lookout.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Rowleys Rock lookout.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

The autumn colours in Dingo Tops campground are nothing short of spectacular in autumn, making it a perfect spot for a picnic or a stroll on a crisp, clear day.

Spring

Enjoy the fresh young growth and newborn animals on walks to the spectacular Rowleys Rock lookout with its panoramic views, or wandering through the rainforest along Potaroo Falls walk or Mountain Brush circuit.

Summer

Escape the heat and humidity of the coast and go swimming at the lovely Potoroo Falls, or enjoy the fresh mountain air at Dingo Tops campground.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

42.2°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 23°C

Lowest recorded

-5.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

July

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

234.6mm

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).

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.

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