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Birding for beginners in Royal National Park

Royal National Park

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Share the joy of birdwatching with a likeminded group of people on a beginners’ birding workshop with Malimbe Safaris. You'll get more familiar with Australia’s unique birdlife in Royal National Park.


Contact Malimbe Safaris for a workshop schedule.

Royal National Park in Sydney and surrounds, South Coast
No wheelchair access

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Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
Binoculars, bottled water, snacks, hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Malimbe Safaris on 0478 560 999. Bookings available on request.
Please note
  • People of all ages with an interest in birds are welcome to join this workshop.
  • Meals not included. You can buy meals at the nearby café before and after the workshop.
  • Groups are capped at a maximum of 8 people to ensure you have a pleasant experience.
  • Malimbe Safaris also offers full-day birding tours in Royal National Park
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Explore the beauty and diversity of Australia’s birdlife on a beginners' birding workshop with Malimbe Safaris in Royal National Park. Just an hour south of Sydney, it’s the perfect way to get more familiar with our native species and improve your birding skills.

As you journey through rainforest, eucalypt forest and coastal scrub, keep your eyes peeled for some of the 300 bird species found in the park. You may spot superb lyrebirds, satin bowerbirds, rockwarblers and crimson rosellas amongst many other species during your visit.

Throughout the workshop, your expert guides will share tips on how to identify birds and find birds across various habitats. You’ll learn about the life histories of birds and what makes Australia’s birdlife so unique.

Malimbe Safaris is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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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. Seasonal ticket booths at Wattamolla and Garie Beach - cash and credit card facilities available. Please bring correct change. There are also coin and card operated pay and display machines to buy day passes or you can pay for your visit via 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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