Crater Cove Lookout
  • Length: 100m

  • Duration: 3 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Dobroyd Scenic Dr, Balgowlah Heights

  • End: Dobroyd Scenic Dr, Balgowlah Heights

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Balgowlah

  • Distance from CBD: 14.2 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8100223241

  • Longitude: 151.2675248333

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Crater Cove Lookout is a 100m, grade 3 Return hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 mins to complete.


This is a great short walk to a lookout with a fantastic views. The lookout has great views out through the heads and also much of the upper reaches of Sydney Harbour. From the lookout you can even see down into Crater Cove to the old houses built during the great depression. The walk is very short and starts on Dobroyd Scenic Drive. Whilst in the area it is worth looking at Arabanoo Lookout at the north-eastern corner of Tania Park.

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