A portable outdoor privacy screen

Perfect for balconies. No bolts. No screws.

Fast setup. Won't damage any property when installed.



Looking for some privacy on your balcony or deck? Morning or afternoon sun making it hard to enjoy your pool or garden? Lookout Screens are the portable outdoor privacy screen solution that won’t damage your property as it's free from nails and screws for installation.  

Standing 1.8 metres high, the shade cloth screen extends up to 3 metres, or retracts to just the right length. Easy to set up, the quality material is low maintenance so its stays looking good for longer. And because they’re designed in Australia, you know they’re made of tough stuff.



Forget building a pergola or attaching an awning to enjoy a barbeque or a quiet cuppa on the deck. Not to mention the worry of body corporate rules if you're renting.

The retractable privacy screen has patented universal clamps that attach to balcony or deck railings, fences or glass pool panels without the risk of property damage.

Once the clamps are secure, your privacy screen takes seconds to roll out to the perfect length and stays in place until you take it down. Don’t worry about the weather, your privacy screen is waterproof, lightweight and easy to move and store.



Leave your outdoor balcony privacy screen in place to create a balcony breakfast nook, read a book on the patio, or get more time on the pool deck.

There’s no feeling shut off from the outside world. The neutral grey shade cloth blends into your surroundings, allowing light in while shielding you from the sun (and the neighbours). The patented clamps are powder coated steel that’s durable without the risk of rust. Easy to keep clean and tough enough to stand up to any weather, it won’t be an eyesore if you leave it in place.

Moving house? In 5 minutes your screen is packed and ready to go. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Having all the information you need means choosing the right outdoor privacy screen for you. We think that’s a Lookout Screen, but we’re a bit biased.

If we haven’t answered your question here, ask us online and we’ll get back to you.

What is the Lookout Privacy Screen?

The Lookout Screen is a portable, retractable, lightweight outdoor balcony privacy screen designed in Australia. You can buy the screen here in our online store - we ship to you anywhere in the world.

What makes it different from any other outdoor balcony privacy screen?

It doesn’t need screws or bolts to attach to a supporting structure, so it won’t damage your property.  Fast set up with a clamp system to balconies and verandah railings.

Who uses this type of privacy screen?

Anyone who wants instant shade and privacy to enjoy outdoor spaces at home. It’s perfect for people who rent and have to abide by body corporate rules, or for home owners who don’t want to build or attach pergolas, awnings or blinds.

How big is the balcony privacy screen?

The balcony privacy screen is 1.8 metres high (6 feet). It extends out to any length up to 3 metres. When it’s fully extended, the privacy screen covers a total area of 5.4 square metres (we got our calculator out for that).

What is the privacy screen made of?

The privacy screen is a shade cloth of 30% woven polyester and 70% PVC. The lightweight frame is powder coated aluminium, and the two universal clamps are engineered in tough powder coated steel that won’t rust.

How long does it take to set up and take down the privacy screen?

It takes seconds to roll out the privacy screen once it’s attached, and it retracts in the blink of an eye. The first time you set up the clamps, it takes less than 15 minutes to position and attach the clamps, but after that it’s smooth sailing.

Can I leave the privacy screen up in the rain?

Yes. It’s tough enough to stand up to most weather conditions.

Does it need much maintenance?

A regular wipe over with a clean, damp cloth is enough to keep the balcony privacy screen looking good. It handles all weather, and the shade cloth is colourfast, but it may fade a little over time. To be on the safe side, pack your privacy screen away when you’re not using it, or if you’re going away.

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Make yourself a cuppa, or pour a glass of wine, and step outside. You’re protected from the glare of the sun. The neighbours and their renovation aren’t catching your eye. And you’re shielded from the sunbather or rows of laundry on the opposite balcony. Settle into your favourite chair, kick off your shoes, and relax.

You can still see the blue sky and feel the cool evening breeze. That’s the magic of the Lookout Screen.

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