If you ever need to stand way up high and drink in some fantastic, uplifting views… can I recommend West Head Lookout in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park?
This is one of the most magnificent lookouts in Sydney, and highly recommended as a place to bring visitors as well as to visit with the family.
West Head was used as a garrison during the Second World War.
So where is West Head Lookout?
The Lookout is the most easterly point of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park.
West Head Map
To get there, you need to drive through the national park and to pay the park entry fees. Follow the sealed West Head Road to the Lookout.
Parking: There is a car park at the Lookout, it’s then a short 50m walk down to the lookout itself.
Picnic spot nearby: The resolute Picnic Area is a 1.9km walk away from the Lookout.
Accessiblity: Good, fully accessible
See also: There’s an Aboriginal Discovery Walk from resolute picnic area, also a great playground at Bobbin Head, plus Bobbin Head Information Centre and the Kalkarri Visitor Centre.
To read more on these and what else to do in the park, go to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park website here.
There’s such a lot of beauty on our doorsteps here in Sydney.
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You could spend a whole day exploring West Head and gorgeous Flint and Steel Beach which is just nearby.