West Head - NSW

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DEG: -33.578836 151.308643
DMS: 33º 34' 43.8" S 151º 18' 31.1" E
UTM: 56 H 6283259mN 343031mE
Altitude: 34.14m


Place Type

Geography - Cape,Headland,Point


32.82kms North of Sydney - Driving 42.8 km (54 mins)
274.66kms NorthEast of Canberra - Driving 316 km (3 hours 41 mins)
696.78kms South of Brisbane - Driving 930 km (10 hours 18 mins)

Address & Contact

Ku-ring-gai Chase NSW
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/lookouts/west-head-lookout


Prepare to be impressed – the views from West Head lookout are some of Sydney’s best. On your visit, you’ll be greeted with a real visual feast. From West Head lookout, you can see Broken Bay on your left, Pittwater on your right and Barrenjoey Headland and Lighthouse in front.You can also enjoy amazing vistas across the Hawkesbury River to Lion Island Nature Reserve and the beaches of the Central Coast, including Patonga and Umina Beach.The lookout itself is a large sandstone viewing area with a number of informative interpretive signs. Rest on one of the benches and absorb the sounds of the birds and waves below before heading to nearby Resolute picnic area for lunch or taking a walk on Aboriginal Heritage walk.
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Closest Weather Station

Terrey Hills at 29/07:30pm EST
Distance from West Head 14.64km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Gosford (Narara Research Station) Aws
Distance from West Head 20.53km N
Mean Max. °C27.627.125.923.620.317.917.519.121.423.625.126.8
Mean Min. °C16.817.215.411.
Mean Rain mm134.7154.7149.9139.4118.3130.580.372.468.584.591.7104.2

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