Lookouts & waterfalls
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Directory Lookouts & waterfalls articles
At 200 metres, Ellenborough Falls is the tallest single drop waterfall in New South Wales and amongst the tallest in the southern hemisphere. It's an iconic experience of the Manning Valley area in the Barrington Coast.
Tapin Tops National Park
Tapin Tops National Park lies on a spectacular section of the Great Eastern Escarpment, high up in the mountains just northwest of Wingham.
Potoroo Falls Picnic Area
Potoroo Falls is located inside Tapin Tops National Park near Elands in the Barrington Coast
Yacaaba Headland and Walking Track
Yacaaba Headland walking track is a hard walk with scenic views over Myall Lakes National Park, Hawks Nest and south towards Port Stephens
Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse
The historic Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse, at the northern end of Myall Lakes National Park offers coastal views and is a top spot for whale watching.
Cape Hawke Lookout
Just five minutes from Forster, the Cape Hawke lookout offers spectacular 360-degree views along the coast from the top of a dedicated tower, perfect for whale watching.
Bennetts Head Lookout
Sitting above the headland, this lookout is one the best and most accessible lookouts in Forster
Black Head Whale Watching Platform
A purpose built whale watching platform at the end of a coastal rainforest walk
Crowdy Head Lighthouse
Sitting above the fishing village of Crowdy Head sits the lighthouse, shining the way since 1879
Rowleys Peak Lookout
From Rowleys Peak lookout in Tapin Tops National Park, you can stand over 1000m above sea level and enjoy astonishing scenic views out over the park, Taree and beyond.