Bald Hill Lookout - Otford | Destination Wollongong


Bald Hill Lookout – Otford

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Bald Hill lookout offers expansive views south towards Wollongong and is internationally known as a major hang-gliding point.

Overlooking the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge which extends along the Grand Pacific Drive a 140-kilometre award-winning coastal drive beginning 45 minutes south of Sydney in the Royal National Park.

The first of three missing links in the Great Southern Walk has been completed, with a new one-kilometre track featuring more than 400 sandstone steps linking the bush to the beach.

This newly opened section from Bald Hill to Stanwell Park connects the Royal National Park to the Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area.

It was on the beach below Bald Hill that Lawrence Hargrave, an Australian pioneer of flight, made a successful flight on 12 November 1894. A memorial cairn dedicated to him has been erected at the peak of the hill.

Flying High Café is situated within the car park and offers an array of takeaway options.


Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Otford


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Address: Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Otford
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