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Tunnel View lookout

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tunnel View lookout.

Getting there and parking

Tunnel View lookout is in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • Take Great Western Highway to Glenbrook
  • Turn off the highway on to Ross Street, opposite Glenbrook Oval, and follow through town to the end
  • Turn left on to Burfitt Parade, which becomes Bruce Road
  • Tunnel View lookout is around 5.5km past the park entry gate.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at the track head on Mount Portal Road.


Toilets, drinking water and a public telephone are available at the Glenbrook Information Centre near the entrance carpark.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This is an unfenced lookout so please take extra care, especially with small children.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.


Disability access level - hard

  • Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty



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.

Tunnel View lookout

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