Tyms Lookout Hike – Ngarkat Conservation Park

Start Point Ngarkat Conservation Park, Snoswells Entrance, Snoswells Road
End Point Ngarkat Conservation Park, Snoswells Entrance, Snoswells Road
Distance 5.0km return
Time 2.5 Hours - Walking

Be well prepared with water, food and sturdy shoes. Great for birdwatching, views and wildflowers, especially in spring.

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Ngarkat Conservation Park and take in the views over the park's 270,000 hectares of vegetated sand dunes, mallee and heath.The park abounds in wildlife. Look out for western grey kangaroo and emus and more than 120 species of birds. You may spot a rare malleefowl walking slowly among the trees.

A number of walking trails give you the opportunity to see the wildlife and get a better appreciation of the vast mallee landscape. Enjoy the magnificent views from Tyms Lookout along a 2-3 hour hike. Early attempts to farm this country failed as seen by the ruins of early European pioneering settlements at Box Flat.

More Information can be found on the Ngarkat Conservation Park website.

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