Best of All Lookout

Springbrook National Park

Its makes lofty claims... and meets them! This short walk is well worth the effort with excellent views of the Tweed Valley including Mt Warning, Byron Bay and The Cougals. Plus it includes one of the most accessible stands of Antarctic Beech Trees (Nothofagus moorei) in Queensland. If you haven't been there, make sure to stop off next time you're on the plateau.

No Dogs Permitted
Maximum Elevation

Getting there

Head to the end Repeater Station Road on the Springbrook Plateau.

Route/Trail notes

The walk is a short stroll along a clear path. Make sure to check out some of the most accessible Antarctic Beech trees in South-East Queensland.

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Nice lookout and you pass some ancient trees that are very special. Very short walk.

Ross on 25 Apr, 2017

a must go if one is in springbrook

Punchamgoss Irrshan on Feb, 2017

Short easy sealed path. Chose a misty early morning to visit - cleared up a bit after about an hour of exploring the area looking for beeches other than the three beauties fenced off beside the path. Found the geocaching stash :)

Anonymous on 24 Jan, 2017

Definitely worth doing. Amazing views. Do on your way to or from another walk in the area

Samuel Armstrong on Jan, 2017

Short and sweet, amazing views. Pictures of all of my walks and climbs are on instagram @teniille

A peak a week on 26 Sep, 2016

Lovely little walk. Most challenging part is beating your way through the tourists. Went today and it was 8.5 degrees, so maybe rug up a bit.

SkipK on 25 Jun, 2016

Easy walk with beautiful views

Peare on 5 Feb, 2016

Easy walk with a beautiful view

Peare on 31 Jan, 2016

Easy short walk to the lookout point. A must do detour for anyone in the area. It really was quite a spectacular view.

Guy on 29 Dec, 2015

If not best of all, pretty close... for gold coast

Pardo on 9 Apr, 2015

Took the kids for a quick walk. Unfortunately all in clouds but kind of expected that.

Richard Mason on 4 Apr, 2015

Worth the little walk for the views and antarctic beeches

Hugues Debeyser on 4 Apr, 2015

Easy walk - nice view

liteseer on 23 Jun, 2014

As always, amazing views. Was very clear and could see every mountain and even the ocean. A very easy, must see stop in my opinion.

Roxy on 3 Apr, 2014

Nice easy walk ... Great View !

DrummerJeff on 20 Oct, 2013

Short walk, great view. Awesome when it's cloudy inside the forest.

rob.bushman on 30 Mar, 2013

The Best of all Lookouts wasn't an ACTUAL big bushwalk. It just went for 700m and was really easy. Paths going into the forest so you could stand on the rocks and swing on the trees. There was also a massive thick tree protected by a fence which me and my mum didn't jump over. At the lookout you could see Mount Cougal, Mount Chincogan, The Sphinx and much more mountains

GiantChicken on 2013

Nice little walk. Seeing the Antarctic Beech trees is a must! Awesome view from the look out even if it was a hazy day. Nevertheless it was well worth the trip.

Stellar on 13 Jul, 2011

The Antarctic Beech trees are mesmerising and mysterious when a light fog is drifting through them.

Viking on 5 Jul, 2011

Lookout was in a cloud so there was nothing to see.

Gregory Neverov on 2 Oct, 2010


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