Murray's Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)


Murray's Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)

Murray's Lookout, Arthurs Seat State Park is located on the Arthurs Seat Tourist Road and is the second lookout opportunity on this iconic Mornington Peninsula road.

Experience excellent views of Port Phillip Bay, highlighting the southern section of the shipping channel to Melbourne and the South Channel Fort. The views along the coast, stretch from Mt Martha, toward the beaches of Rosebud and extend further south along the coast to Point Nepean.

Inland views of the Southern Peninsula include the Tootgarook wetlands, the undulating coastal landscape and the rise of the eucalypts over Arthurs Seat.

A monument of Lieutenant John Murray, who named the mountain Arthurs Seat on the 15th February 1802, can be found on the lookout.

How to get there

Murray's Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)

Need to know

Murray's Lookout (Arthurs Seat State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • None applicable


    • None applicable

Be Prepared

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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.

Arthurs Seat State Park - Summit, BBQ closed for repairs under Rotary Shelter.

  • Parks Victoria is carrying out inspections in all of our barbecues in our parks. Following these inspections, some barbecues have been temporarily closed until they can be attended by a licenced contractor. We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.
  • Visitor safety is our top priority and we advise people to please not to use any barbecue facilities that have been closed. We expect the impacted barbecues to reopen in the coming weeks. 

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