This free overnight rest area's view over the Flinders Ranges and Spencer Gulf are fantastic. It is open, grassy and has shade available. You will be travelling a dirt road to access this but it is well maintained. It has a maximum stay limit of 20 hours
Turn off Horrocks Pass Road at GPS -32.65792692, 138.06794547 onto an unsealed track to the lookout for approx 7kms.
Great views, can be windy.
The sign at turn off now states "no fires" at any times
Well worth the 7 kms of dirt road in. Beautiful views and peaceful. We were the only ones there.
Hancock’s Lookout - sign at turnoff: Smaller notice (30 Dec 2017) says:
“Camping permitted one night only.
No fires during fire danger season or total fire ban days.
Local Government Land by-law No. 4.
Expiation Fee $187.50”
No facilities; posted photos from other members show what a lovely spot it is. Apparently the one-night camping was recently (re-)introduced for a trial period.
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