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Bonnie Vale campground

Royal National Park

Overview

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Stay at Bonnie Vale campground in Royal National Park. It offers tent, trailer and caravan sites, making it a fantastic place for beach camping south of Sydney.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 74
Camping type By my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, drinking water, showers, toilets
Please note
  • This is a popular campground. Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 12 months. Find out more about our terms and conditions, and review frequently asked questions about staying in national parks.
  • While caravans are suitable, large motorhomes may have trouble accessing the site.
  • All sites are marked and unpowered
  • This campground is suitable for group bookings and may require formal consent from the property manager
  • The sites may only be occupied by the number of people specified in the reservation
  • Camp fires, wood fire and solid fuel barbecues are not permitted at Bonnie Vale.
  • Generators are not permitted
  • Mobile phone coverage is availabel
  • Check-in time 12 midday, check-out time 10am.
  • NSW national parks are now no smoking areas
  • Pets are not permitted
  • Bonnie Vale can get busy during school holiday periods
  • Think about car pooling if your destination is Wattamolla, Bonnie Vale or Garie as visitor numbers in these areas often exceed available parking.
  • Vehicle entry fees are not included in your camping fees.
Price

Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.

Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Use a secure payment gateway to book online. Alternatively, please contact the Customer Experience Team on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757) to make a booking. All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable.

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Bonnie Vale is a family-friendly campground located between Bundeena and Maianbar at the park’s north end. This popular riverside campground is known for its large sand spit, which makes it a great swimming spot.

Whether you choose to pitch a tent or bring your caravan, you’re sure to have a comfortable stay at Bonnie Vale. The campground is equipped with flush toilets, hot showers and drinking water, so you won’t need to rough it, although all sites are unpowered.

Go fishing at nearby Jibbon Beach, enjoy a barbecue by the sea or hike along Royal National Park’s long list of walking tracks. On weekends, you can even hire a kayak and paddle in the Hacking River.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Conservation program:

Conservation and coastal engravings in Royal National Park

The conservation and coastal engravings project in the Royal National Park is working to preserve one of the region’s finest expressions of Aboriginal culture: the Jibbon Headland Aboriginal engravings. A new boardwalk and viewing platform limit the foot access that was damaging the engravings, while encroaching soil and vegetation are being removed.

Aboriginal engravings in Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan
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Operated by

  • Royal National Park Visitor Centre
  • 8.30am-4.30pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
  • (02) 9542 0648
  • (02) 9542 1420
  • 2 Lady Carrington Drive, Audley, Royal National Park, NSW

Park info

  • in Royal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
  • Royal National National Park is open 7am to 8.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $11 per vehicle per day.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Royal National Park area office
      (02) 9542 0632
      Contact hours: 9am-4:30pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)
    • 159 Farnell Avenue, Royal National Park, NSW
    • Fax: (02) 9542 1420
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    • Royal National Park Visitor Centre
      (02) 9542 0648
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • 2 Lady Carrington Drive, Audley, Royal National Park, NSW
    • Fax: (02) 9542 1420
    More
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Bonnie Vale Campground, Royal National Park. Photo: Andy Richards