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Skywalk lookout

Dorrigo National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Skywalk lookout is in Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. To get there:

  • Follow signs to Dorrigo National Park/Dorrigo Rainforest Centre from Waterfall Way (1km south of Dorrigo).
  • Enter Dorrigo Rainforest Centre – you’ll find Skywalk lookout there.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, including 2 accessible parking spots.

Best times to visit

The weather at Dorrigo National Park can vary from warm to mild to cool, depending on the time of year you visit. The summer months usually have the highest rainfall.


The rainforest is alive with birdlife - walk the Lyrebird Link for a close up view.


Escape the summer heat along one of the waterfall tracks and feel the coolness envelope you.




There are accessible flush toilets at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)



Drinking water

Step-free access

There's step-free access to The Skywalk through Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

Outside and around the rainforest centre there's a paved path that leads to the wood boardwalk of the Skywalk. The boardwalk to the lookout platform at the end of the Skywalk is 75m long with wood handrails on either side.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

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).


Disability access level - easy

The Skywalk is easily accessible, with the following accessible features:

  • Step-free access to The Skywalk through Dorrigo Rainforest Centre along paved paths and a 75m-long wood boardwalk with handrails.
  • Accessible toilets and 2 accessible parking spaces at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

The nearest accessible picnic tables are next to the rainforest centre at Pademelon picnic area, 80m from Skywalk along a paved path and bitumen carpark. There's also cafe-style seating and non-accessible picnic tables at the rainforest centre.



Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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