Allow 15 mins
Elevation gain (m):
Max. elevation (m):
Easy (Grade 1)
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A beautiful lookout located close to the side of the road, with views across the forest to the Gold Coast city skyline.
The very short, lightly trafficked walk starts from the side of Springbrook Road, just after the one lane section of forked road returns to two lanes.
Cross the road to the constructed platform, which offers uninterrupted views across the forest surrounding Hinze Dam, to the Gold Coast city skyline and coast.
Track: The path is paved, easy to follow and wheelchair accessible.
Difficulty: The track is suitable for all fitness levels.
Direction: This is an out-and-back track that returns the way it came.
The walk is located on the side of Springbrook Road, just after the one lane section of forked road returns to two lanes when heading up into Springbrook National Park, 1.25 hours drive south of Brisbane.
Parking is ample for how trafficked the location is.
best time to go
The walk can be completed year-round.
Remember, whenever venturing into the outdoors, practice the Leave No Trace principles and be considerate of others. This means: dispose of your waste properly, don't remove things or move things from their natural position and respect all wildlife. Also be sure to plan ahead and adequately prepare for any adventure.
I respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which all activities listed on this website are found, as well as Elders past, present and emerging. I strive to not promote sites where requests have been made for people not to explore due to the cultural significance of the site to Indigenous peoples, or note how to respectfully visit a site. If I have a promoted a site with cultural significance, please send me a message and let me know.