Tunnel View Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

544 m Return

10 m

Easy track
Tunnel View Walk is a short walk along a well-maintained fire trail. Although you can see where the train tunnel goes through the hill, you can’t see the actual tunnel. You do get great views of Glenbrook Creek Gorge, the Blue Mountains and Sydney.

Maps for the Tunnel View Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Penrith 1:25 000 Map Series 90303N PENRITH NSW-90303N
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Tunnel View Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Tunnel View Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 544 m
Time 30 mins

Grade 2/6

Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 270m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 270m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 270m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 270m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 270m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 270m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Tunnel View Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Tunnel View Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Tunnel View Lookout walk starts and ends at the Tunnel View car park (gps: -33.786122, 150.62694)
Your main transport option to Tunnel View car park is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/tvlo

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)