We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Worth the effort

Visited on Friday 15th February. We only did a part of the coastal walk near the lookout. We worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caloundra, Australia

Great lookout and beautiful walk on our way to Shelly beach. The beach is somewhat rugged so do not... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Skanor, Sweden
Read all 48 reviews
All photos (18)
All photos (18)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Hilltop Street, Bateau Bay, New South Wales 2261, Australia
Improve This Listing
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews shelly beach whale watching wild flowers coastal views coffee van hang gliders national park great walk easy walk foresters whales picnic caravan gums clifftop track binoculars
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Friday 15th February. We only did a part of the coastal walk near the lookout. We worth the effort.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Great lookout and beautiful walk on our way to Shelly beach. The beach is somewhat rugged so do not go swimming alone

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bitte_von
Reviewed January 15, 2019

I was glad I made the effort to come up here. I walked up the track to do the big walk to the Lookouts along the way. The views are great. I was there on a very hot day & I was glad of my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melanie_OZ1
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We parked our car at Bateau Bay and walked to Crackneck lookout where we had a tea and coffee. We then continued onto Wyrrabalong lookout which involves stairs towards the end. The views were worth it. I actually found the first section from Bateau bay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abbykat
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Perfect spot for a picnic, you may wish to take a shade tent in the summer period but they even have a coffee cart that is there most weekends! The 180 degree view is lovely. A great whale watching spot as well. There are minimal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 810nataliet
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Took the Bateau Bay Coastal Walk and arrived at Crackneck lookout to find not only a lovely park and spectacular lookout, but a delightful boho style coffee caravan. They'd put out mats and cushions and little tables for people to relax and enjoy the view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank colinmunce
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We walked the track from Toowoon Bay to the Lookout. Great coastal views along the way. Main track is well maintained and steep parts are well spaced. Do keep to the main track as going off may mean a bit of bush bashing. Great views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 913janetn
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic view looking back over The Entrance & out to the ocean. There was a little coffee caravan up there offering coffee & sweets which made it a great place to just sit back & relax all in the comfort of your car

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Italian_4u2nv
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This is an excellent place to watch the whales from with the bonus of watching the kites launch and circle over the clifftop. There was a Coffee Van operating from the car park

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 552garyl
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The view from the lookout is nice, there where a lot of people there, but no whales sighted. There is parking available. There was also a coffee van there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aussie2406
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Bateau Bay Hotel
33 reviews
.50 miles away
Central Coast Luxury Studio Spa and Sauna
3 reviews
.54 miles away
Palm Court Motel
11 reviews
.79 miles away
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort
158 reviews
.80 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 22 nearby restaurants
Pordella Italian Restaurant
124 reviews
.80 miles away
Cafe Mocha
48 reviews
.58 miles away
Bruce's Ozzie Pizza & Ribs
29 reviews
.40 miles away
Byth's Bateau Bay Fish Shop
47 reviews
.59 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Cloudbase Paragliding
9 reviews
.32 miles away
Swingers Supa Putt
8 reviews
1.38 miles away
Shelly Beach Golf Club
11 reviews
1.45 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lee B
December 29, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 552garyl | Reviewed this property |
No really. I am not sure about the lighting to walk there at night and it would be a distant view of the fireworks. More fir daytime activities without gunpowder!