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Landers Falls lookout walk

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Landers Falls lookout walk.

Track grading

Grade 3

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  • Time

    3hrs 30min - 4hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    10.6km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Landers Falls lookout walk is in the northern section of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

  • Take Snowy Mountains Highway south from Tumut or north from Kiandra or Adaminaby.
  • Turn onto Cumberland trail at the sign for Landers Creek Falls, around 50km from Tumut and 40km from Kiandra.
  • 2WD vehicles can park 300m along the trail. From here, it's a 10.6km return walk to the lookout.
  • In summer, 4WD vehicles can continue along Cumberland trail to the 4WD carpark at the junction with Talbingo Mountain trail. From here, it's 1.6km return to the lookout.

Road quality

Check weather and road conditions before setting out as the track can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Parking is available at the 2WD carpark or 4WD carpark (summer only) along the Cumberland trail, off the Snowy Mountains Highway.

By bike

Mountain bike riders can follow Cumberland trail to the 4WD carpark, then walk the 1.6km return trip to Landers Falls lookout.

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Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

Drones

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

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.

Landers Falls lookout walk

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