Kingfisher Pool picnic area
Heathcote National Park
A visit to this Sutherland picnic spot, located at Kingfisher Pool campground in Heathcote National Park, near Waterfall, offers birdwatching, bushwalking and swimming.
- Picnic areas
- Heathcote National Park
- Please note
- This area is remote access only, accessible from either Warabin Street, Waterfall or Waterfall train station.
- It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
- You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water
- Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
- You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
- If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
- This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
- The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking
- There is limited mobile reception in this park
Located near the intimate Kingfisher Pool campground, Kingfisher Pool picnic area is a beautiful place to stop for lunch while exploring Heathcote National Park, near Waterfall. Situated along Bullawarring walking track, this walk-in picnic spot is perfect for a break on a longer walk or a quick nature getaway.
Kingfisher Pool picnic area involves an energetic bushwalk, so you’ll have certainly earned a break. While the facilities here include picnic tables, it’s the natural amenities that are most remarkable. A pristine freshwater stream – fringed by Gymea lilies, tea trees and waxflowers – beckons when the weather is hot. Dangle your feet in the water, go swimming, or simply enjoy some birdwatching.
Once you’re done for the day, return the way you came or continue along the track and return via Mooray walking track. Alternatively, you can continue on to Pipeline trail and Goburra track to join Oliver Street to Heathcote train station.
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Heathcote National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
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
- Royal National Park Visitor Centre
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
- Royal National Park area office