O'Hares Creek Lookout Walking Track
Dharawal Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h

2.8 km

↑ 44 m
↓ -44 m

Smooth & flat
This stroll of a walk takes you through Dharawal National Park from Victoria Road to O’Hares Creek lookout then back via the same track, with great views over the gorge. Let us begin by acknowledging the Dharawal people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-34.158454,150.8298364)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Appin Road, B69, Ambarvale.
  • Turn on to Appin Road, B69 then drive for 690 m
  • Turn left onto Woodland Road and drive for another 1.2 km
  • Turn right onto Pademelon Avenue and drive for another 450 m
  • Turn right onto Wedderburn Road and drive for another 4.5 km
  • Turn right onto Minerva Road and drive for another 2.4 km
  • Turn left onto Victoria Road and drive for another 1.4 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the gate at the start.
Find the sign at the start.
After 180 m pass the toilet (15 m on your left).
Continue straight.
Then pass the "Dharawal National Park" (6 m on your right).
After another 325 m pass a seat (9 m on your left)., has a backrest.
Continue straight.
After another 500 m pass a seat (10 m on your left)., has a backrest.
After another 255 m come to a seat., has a backrest.
Turn right.
After another 6 m pass the "O'Hares Creek Lookout" (on your left).
After another 215 m come to "O'Hares Creek Lookout".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.4 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

O'Hares Creek Lookout Walking Track

Class 1/6
Smooth & flat
Length 2.8 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 180 m from the start.

Seat: There are 3 on route, on average they are 710 m apart with the largest gap of 1.4 km.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
180 m[toilet]
480 m[seat]
950 m[seat]
1.4 km[seat]
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