Reids Flat Cottage
Royal National Park
Stay at Reids Flat Cottage at Audley, just 1 hour south of Sydney. This heritage accommodation is the perfect base to explore Royal National Park, with kayaking and cycling opportunities right at your door.
|Where||39 Riverside Drive, Audley, NSW, 2232 - in Royal National Park|
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, cafe/kiosk, drinking water, showers, toilets, electric power|
Park entry fees are not included in your accommodation fees.
|Bookings||Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Sleeping up to 8 guests, this renovated heritage cottage is tucked away in a riverside setting surrounded by bushland. With views of the Hacking River and a modern open-plan kitchen and living room, it’s an ideal weekend getaway for small groups of friends or families.
From your doorstep, wander down to Audley boatshed and rent a boat to paddle on Audley Weir. Or bring along your bike to cycle the historic Lady Carrington Drive.
Keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife – you might be lucky to spot echidnas and wallabies foraging for food. Visit in spring to see the parks wildflowers in full bloom, including Gymea lilies and angophoras. In summer, spend your evenings lazing on the verandah, after a day splashing in one of the park’s many beaches and waterways.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in Royal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
Royal 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:
$12 per vehicle per day. Payment options include Audley Visitor Centre, vehicle entry stations, pay machines and the Park’nPay app.
Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).Buy annual pass
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- Canoeing/paddling (8)
- Cultural heritage (1)
- Cycling (4)
- Fishing (5)
- Historic heritage (1)
- Horse riding (1)
- Other experiences (3)
- Picnics and barbecues (17)
- Sailing, boating and cruises (1)
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- Visitor centres (1)
- Walking (26)
- Waterfalls (5)
- Wildflowers (seasonal) (5)