Koonin Lookout

Crows Nest, Toowoomba Area

Wander out to Koonin lookout in Crows Nest National Park for a bird's-eye view over Crows Nest Creek, the Valley of Diamonds and distant rolling hills. Look along the way for intricate lichen patterns on rocks, spring-time wildflowers and ant trails in trees.

Be sure to take stop off at Crows Nest Falls lookout along the way to see Crows Nest Creek plunge 20 metres over granite cliffs to waterhole below. Or take the Kauyoo Loop (an additional 600 metres) to visit Kauyoo Pool and the Cascades.

Journey Details

1.5 Hours
4.5 Kilometres


  • Birdwatching

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Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Crows Nest National Park
via Three Mile Road
Crows Nest, Toowoomba Area

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The Koonin 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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Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience
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