Franklin Point Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)


Franklin Point Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)

Franklin Point Lookout is located within the Arthurs Seat State Park which is one of the most prominent and recognisable landmarks on the Mornington Peninsula.

This lookout offers spectacular panoramic views of Port Phillip Bay and the surrounds. As you travel further up the hill you can visit Chapmans Point Lookout, Arthurs Seat Summit, Seawinds Gardens and Arthurs Seat Eagle.

Snakes are active in the warmer months, so please stay on the existing paths to avoid any unnecessary encounters.

Dogs are not allowed in this park so please leave them at home. There is no drinking water available so please ensure you pack enough water for your trip.

Before you visit check the Fire Danger Rating and for days of Total Fire Ban at, on the VicEmergency smartphone app or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

How to get there

Franklin Point Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)



Need to know

Franklin Point Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No drones without a permit


    • None applicable

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Kings Falls Boardwalk Bridge Collapse

Recent storm events has caused a section of the Kings Falls Boardwalk to collapse. Visitors can still access the waterfall from Waterfall Gully Road and from Seawinds Gardens, however a section of the Kings Falls Circuit Walk is closed for visitor safety.

This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events

This park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.

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