Governors Chair Lookout

Aratula, Scenic Rim Area

At the crest of Spicers Gap (in Main Range National Park) a short 150 metre walk leads from the carpark to a lookout over the Fassifern Valley.

Governors Chair, the large rock on the edge of the cliff face, was so named as it was reportedly a popular resting spot for early governors of Queensland when their journeys took them through Spicers Gap - the original route linking the Warwick and Moreton Bay districts. Care must be taken at the cliff edge.

Journey Details

0.25 Hours
0.3 Kilometres


  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Spicers Gap Road
Main Range National Park - Spicers Gap
Aratula, Scenic Rim Area

Full Itinerary

The Governor's Chair lookout track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please visit the web site for the latest park information including opening hours and safety messages.

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Route Details

Route Type
Level of Difficulty
Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience
Mode of Travel

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