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Thurat Tops

LPI Kanangra 8930-3S

311 397

1292 metres

Thurat Tops is part of the Boyd Plateau, located north of Kanangra Tops, south of Sally Camp Creek and east of the Kanangra Range.

The area includes Queen Pin, King Pin, Camp Knoll, Mt Thurat, Mt Danae & Bald Harry.

There are a number of terrific lookouts overlooking Kanangra Gorge, namely, Misty Point, Spire Head, Gentles Lookout and Seriphos Cliffs.

Kanangra-Boyd National Park (NSW)

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Thurat Tops
Boyd River Camping Area
Boyd River Camping Area is located at Boyd Crossing, 6 kilometres from Kanangra Walls on the Kanangra Road. The camping area is well equipped with around 30 sites, fenced vehicle...

Brennan Wall
Brennan Wall is a narrow peninsular, bounded east & west by cliffs, running about 800 metres SSW from Brennan Top towards Mt Jingery. Brennan Wall is covered with areas of heath,...

Danae Ridge
Danae Ridge is a narrow ridge that runs 2.5 kilometres from Mt Thurat to Mt Danae. It looks the obvious route to take between Mts Thurat & Danae but extremely thick...

Dance Floor Cave
The Dance Floor Cave is a large overhang a little way south from Murdering Gully along the base of the Seymour Top cliff line. The cave is on the old cattle...

Drum Cave
The Drum Cave is a large overhang just south of The Dance Floor Cave along the base of the Seymour Top cliff line. The cave is named after the drum positioned...

First Ascent Pass
Seymour Top is the first top crossed after climbing out of Murdering Gully when walking north-east along Kanangra Walls. It is best known for the spectacular views across into...

Gentles Lookout
Gentles Lookout (Gentles Sheerdown) is a lookout offering commanding views over Thurat Spires & Kanangra Deep as well as into the Pooken Hole (the Den of the Mist Monster). The lookout...

Gordon Smith Pass
Gordon Smith Pass provides a fairly easy route from Brennan Top down to the Kilpatrick Causeway. Gordon Smith Pass was named after Gordon Smith, one of the 'Tiger Walkers', a phenomenal...

Grand Gorge Lookout
The Grand Gorge Lookout is an old lookout, just off the beaten track, and not visited often. The Lookout is a short way through the heath along the cliff tops above...

Headless Rider Point
Headless Rider Point is at the southern tip of Seymour Top. According to stories told by early cattlemen who camped on Seymour Top, they would see a white horse with a...

Inglis Lookout
The Inglis Lookout is an old lookout, hard to get to and so very rarely visited. The Lookout was named after Jimmy Inglis who guided visitors in the area in the...

Kanangra Brook
Kanangra Brook rises just 3.5 kilometres west of Kanangra Walls near Rocky Top and Kanangra Pass. It flows east past Kittani Top before plunging over Kalang Falls.  A short...

Kanangra Tops
Kanangra Tops is a large plateau extending east from Rocky Top and The Granites, south to Pindari Top, south of Kanangra Walls and east to Brennan Top. Kanangra Tops includes Seymour...

Kanangra Walls
Kanangra Walls is a long cliff line that wraps around the southern and eastern sides of Kanangra Deep. The southern side has heavily eroded by a number of small creeks, including...

Kowmung Lookout
The Kowmung Lookout is an old lookout that is vary rarely visited. The Lookout is reached by working through the heath along the cliff tops above the walking track down to...

Mt Danae
Mt Danae is located approximately 2.7 kilometres east south east of Mt Thurat. Mt Danae is on the easiet route to Gentles Lookout & the Cliffs of Seriphos. Walking is fairly...

Mt Kanangra
Mt Kanangra is a hill 300 metres SE from the Kanangra Walls Car Park. Mt Kanangra is covered with thick heath and dense mallee forest. The thick vegetation makes walking very...

Mt Thurat
Mt Thurat is a high point about 2 kilomtres south-east of Queen Pin & 2.5 kilometres east of King Pin on the Boyd Plateau. Access is via the King Pin Fire...

Rocky Top
Rocky Top is a high point between the Morong Creek Fire Trail and Kanangra Pass. Walks down the Unirover Trail used to start from Rocky Top and follow a 'Tin-tag Trail'. Most...

Seriphos Cliffs
The Seriphos Cliffs flank the southern & eastern edges of Mt Danae & drop into the Kanangra Gorge & the Seriphos Pit. A bench on the cliffs allows commanding views over...

Seymour Slot
Seymour Top is the first top crossed after climbing out of Murdering Gully when walking north-east along Kanangra Walls. It is best known for the spectacular views across into...

Seymour Top
In 1864 Thomas Seymour climbed onto what is now called Seymour Top using a narrow ledge, 200 metres long, that traverses the eastern cliffs. He had ridden up from...

Spire Head
Spire Head overlooks Thurat Spires, Kanangra Deep and Kanangra Grand Gorge. There are spectacular views from the many rocky outcrops. Easiest access to Spire Head is from the Mt Thurat Firetrail and...

The Granites Lookout
At 1266 metres, The Granites Lookout is the highest point in the Kanangra Range and one of the highest spots in the Blue Mountains. The Granites Lookout is a large granite...

Whalania Falls
Whalania Falls is a lovely waterfall on Whalania Creek, some 2 kilometres upstream from the junction with Sally Camp Creek.  The falls plunge 40 metres into the valley below. From the...