Gan Gan Lookout

Gan Gan Lookout, Lily Hill Road, Nelson Bay NSW, Australia

Soak up the breathtaking natural beauty of Nelson Bay and the stunning surrounding area from the premier vantage point at Gan Gan Lookout. Located south-west of the town centre, the lookout sits on Lily Hill Road at a height of 160 metres. Getting there is a short drive along Stockton Road to the car park, followed by an easy walk.

From the top, you can enjoy one of the most outstanding views on the New South Wales coast, with Newcastle to the south-west, spectacular mountains to the west, and Hawks Nest to the north-west. You will also see the beautiful blue bay, magnificent Tomaree National Park, and the sand dunes of Stockton Beach.

The lookout is accessible for wheelchairs, offering gorgeous views for all. At the top, you will also find binoculars to allow a closer view for a small fee. The gates at the entry road are open from 5am-9pm.


Gan Gan Lookout, Lily Hill Road, Nelson Bay NSW, Australia