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Bonnie Vale campground

Royal National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bonnie Vale campground.

Getting there and parking

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    Bonnie Vale campground is in the Bundeena area of Royal National Park. To get there from Audley:

    • Drive across Audley Weir and continue along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive for around 10km
    • Turn left onto Bundeena Drive and continue to Bundeena
    • 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. Alternatively, take the ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena wharf. It's a 15min walk along a track to the entrance.

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    There are 3 bitumen carparks at the campground. The one to the east of the campground, closest to the nearby picnic area, includes 2 accessible parking spots.

    There's a limit of 1 park per site (car, trailer or boat). 


    Take the ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena wharf. It’s a 15-minute walk along a track to Bonnie Vale picnic area.



    • Flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    Drinking water


    Cold beach showers are also available.

    • Hot showers

    Step-free access

    The campground is mostly flat and step-free, with concrete pathways that lead to the toilet blocks. To reach the rest of the campground's facilities, you'll need to cross over flat grass.

    • Step-free outdoor pathways

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Please keep all children on the campsite after dark and always supervise them.

    Camping safety

    Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Water activities

    Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.


    Disability access level - medium

    Bonnie Vale campground is flat and step-free, with the following accessible facilities:

    • 2 accessible parking spaces in a bitumen carpark
    • Accessible toilets and hot showers that you can reach along concrete pathways, including an accessible toilet that can be opened with an MLAK key.

    Although there are short concrete paths to reach the amenities, you'll need to cross over flat grass to get to the campsites and other facilities.


    • Don't empty grey water onto the site, grass or gardens. Grey water must be captured in vehicle tanks or buckets. Grey water tanks or buckets can be emptied into the dump points located next to each amenity block. 
    • For the enjoyment of all campers, please keep noise down after 10pm.

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners


    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

    This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

    Gathering firewood



    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Bonnie Vale campground

    Park info

    • 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).

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