Bonnie Vale campground
Royal National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bonnie Vale campground.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Bonnie Vale campground is closed due to fragments of old asbestos-containing material coming to the surface. Visit this webpage for up-to-date information.
Bonnie Vale campground is in the Bundeena precinct of Royal National Park. To get there from Sutherland:
- Take the A1 and continue south until you see a sign to turn left into Royal National park onto Farnell Avenue
- From Audley, drive across Audley Weir and continue along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive for approximately 10km
- Turn left onto Bundeena Drive and continue to Bundeena township
- As you enter the town, turn left onto Sea Breeze Lane and follow the signs.
Think about car pooling to Bonnie Vale as visitor numbers in these areas often exceed available parking.
Park entry points
- Bonnie Vale carpark See on map
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
- Gates are locked between 8pm and 7am. There's no vehicle entry or exit between these times.
Take the ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena wharf. It’s a 15-minute walk along a track to Bonnie Vale picnic area.
Campsites are marked and suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
- Flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Cold beach showers are also available.
- Hot showers
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
This area can be accessed with some assistance
- Wheelchair accessible toilets
Flying recreational drones is not permitted because this park is located within 5.5km of an airfield or helicopter landing site. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) states that drones should not be flown within 30m of vehicles, boats, buildings or people, or within 5.5km of an airfield. Drones can also impact on public enjoyment and privacy, interfere with park operations, and may pose a threat to wildlife in some areas.
Please contact the park office for consent if you wish to fly a drone for commercial filming or photography purposes. For more information, see the Drones in Parks policy.
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- 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. Seasonal ticket booths at Wattamolla and Garie Beach - cash and credit card facilities available. Please bring correct change. There's also coin and card operated pay and display machines to buy day passes.
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