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The Rock Lookout

Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Amazing view of the Nepean

Hidden away so not many people visit. We were the only ones there. There are some flatter rocks to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue B
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Sydney, Australia
Great Views in The Blue Mountains!

Stumbled across this on the way back to Sydney from our trip to The Blue Mountains. Great views and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sam W
via mobile
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Not far from Penrith, the Rock Lookout is in the historic Mulgoa Valley. For superb views of the Nepean River simply follow the short track 200m to the Rock Lookout.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great spot” (3 reviews)
“nepean river” (10 reviews)
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Fairlight Road, Mulgoa, Penrith, New South Wales 2745, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hidden away so not many people visit. We were the only ones there. There are some flatter rocks to sit on so would be wonderful for a picnic. So quiet up there - you feel on top of the world! Not the place for kids...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this on the way back to Sydney from our trip to The Blue Mountains. Great views and no barriers on this one! Probably wouldn't take children to this one but we really enjoyed the views from the lookout!

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I took a trip to the rock lookout recently for a photography session as I've heard this is a great spot. The road to the parking is quite gravelly so it's best to take your time. There is a decent amount of parking available and...More

Thank ladywanderlust101
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views across to the mountains and over the river. There is a longer walk you can do to a second lookout but make sure you take some water with you.

Thank TeaTreePink
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I can mimic a lot of what the others have said. Limited facilities you will need to bring water and food. Take the left hand path at the fork just after the car park and it's only a short walk. Well worth the walk. Stunning

1  Thank Ramigojag
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Took the kids for a bit of a stroll.... very nice views but I'd left my phone in the car so no pictures from me. Plenty of large flat surfaces were you could sit for a while and just take it all in. Sadly there...More

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Quick break for an outing and a picnic. If you want to getaway for a few hours and take in the seclusion and serenity this is an easy place to get to. Packed a picnic lunch and headed out........ Travel along Mulgoa road toward Wallacia...More

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a interesting place to visit. The view is great. Take care with children. You can take some great photos.

Thank Lois D
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Rock gives you a beautiful view of the Nepean River, Nepean River Gorge and the lower Blue Mountains. On a clear day the views are gorgeous and if you're lucky you will visit on a day when it is just you, peace, quiet and...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Drive right to the end of Fairlight Road and it is an easy climb up to the rock platform. The view over the river is absolutely stunning Be careful near the edge but if you walk along the track you keep getting different perspectives of...More

Thank Michael N
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Riss11
20 November 2016|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Riss11, Do not take your dog to the lookout, as pk and Louise said before, the lookout is located close to the Blue Mountains and a national reserve. Cheers, Rod
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