Piccaninny Creek Lookout, Purnululu NP
The Piccaninny Creek Lookout gives you an impressive overall view. Getting there involves walking along the creek bed where the water smooth rock provides a vivid example of the erosive forces of countless monsoonal rains.
About the Trail
Walking to the lookout involves a reasonably easy hike negotiating the stony creek bed of Piccaninny Creek. A lot of the creek bed is made up of water smooth bed rock with ‘beehive’ formations providing a dramatic backdrop.
If you are lucky, hollows in the bedrock may contain water providing spectacular reflections. There is a steady climb up to the lookout where a railing provides some reassurance and safety. The views across the savannah plains to distant ‘beehive’ outcrops and ranges is spectacular.