Wyrrabalong lookout

15 mins

382 m Return

20 m

Moderate track
A short walk to Wyrrabalong Lookout, at the top of Cromarty Hill, with stunning views along the coastline near Forresters Beach. There are picnic tables and plenty of grassy area. Hang gliders and paragliders using the adjacent launch point, when the weather permits, add some interest.

Maps for the Wyrrabalong lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Wyrrabalong lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wyrrabalong lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 382 m
Time 15 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 190m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 190m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 190m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 190m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 190m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 190m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wyrrabalong lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wyrrabalong lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wyrrabalong lookout walk starts and ends at the End of Cromarty Hill Rd (gps: -33.405263, 151.47447)
Your transport options to End of Cromarty Hill Rd are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/23

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)