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.

Piccininny Walk Trail

Walking to the Piccininny Lookout

Photo Credit: Pelusey Photography

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. 

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