• Scenic Lookouts

Powers Lookout

The rocky escarpment high above the King Valley was the hideout of Harry Power, a notorious but ‘gentlemanly’ bushranger of the 1860s.

From the Mansfield-Whitfield Road, a three-kilometre trip along a gravel road brings you to a parking area with picnic tables and toilets.

There are two lookout points providing sweeping
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views of the surrounding mountain and valley landscape.

The first lookout has wheelchair access.

A short walk (0.4 kilometres) with a series of ladders takes you to a viewing platform at the northernmost point of the rocky outcrop.

It is easy to imagine why Power chose this site for a hideout.

There is also a 20-minute return walk through the bush to a waterhole amongst beautiful rocky ledges. Follow the path near the toilets in a westerly direction.

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  • Car park
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet

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Powers Lookout Road, Whitlands, Victoria, 3678
  • -36.8370015 146.3577224