The Governor Rock Lookout Tower is a scenic picnic area filled with incredible views.
Visitors looking for a quiet escape from the city should check out this destination for a quick day trip, or spend a night camping nearby.
Governor Rock Lookout Tower, Picnic Area & Walking Track, Percydale VIC
Along the road and beside the picnic area is a small parking lot. The picnic area is tucked into a clearing within the bush, where visitors are treated to spectacular views. The facilities here include a picnic table, an extra table, and a small barbecue. It’s generally very quiet in the area save for a few birds singing nearby.
From the picnic area, visitors can take the walking track to go to Governor Rock Lookout Tower. The lookout spot is made of steel steps and railing for guidance; from here, you can take in views of the bushland, farmland, and hills. For the best experience especially if you are short on time, take the Percydale Goldfields Heritage Tour so that you can also visit Daly’s Cottage and Governor’s Rock.
Nearby the Governor Rock Lookout Tower are great campgrounds for those who want to spend a night or more in the area. These include the Cameron Track Campground, Fraser Trail Bike Visitors Area, and the Waterfalls Campground.