Martin’s Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

15 mins

180 m Return

17 m

Moderate track
This short and enjoyable walk visits a classic lower Blue Mountains view. Martin’s lookout is marked by a memorial plaque looking across to Lost World Lookout, on the other side of Glenbrook Creek. A great short walk if you are in the area or are passing through the Lower Blue Mountains.

Maps for the Martin’s 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.
Springwood 1:25 000 Map Series 90304S SPRINGWOOD NSW-90304S
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Martin’s Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Martin’s 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 180 m
Time 15 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
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 Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


Around 60m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 30m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 60m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 30m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 60m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 30m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 90m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 90m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 60m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 30m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Martin’s Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Martin’s Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Martin’s Lookout walk starts and ends at the Martins Lookout Carpark (gps: -33.734147, 150.57605)
Your main transport option to Martins Lookout Carpark is by;
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 Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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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 🙂