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Figure Eight Pools coastal adventure tour

Royal National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Figure Eight Pools coastal adventure tour.

Getting there and parking

Pick up from a location near Central Station. You'll need to organise your pick up location when you book for the tour.

Road quality

There’s no road access to Figure 8 Pools. You can drive as far as Garawarra Farm carpark, or Garie beach,

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


From 1 August to 1 December 2020:

  • Parking is available at Garawarra Farm carpark on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 
  • Parking is available at Garie Beach carpark between Monday to Thursday.

By public transport

Figure Eight Pools is a very long way to walk from any railway stations.

It's a 6km walk (one-way) from Otford train station to Garawarra Farm carpark, which takes about 2 hours. From Garawarra Farm carpark it's still another 3km to walk down to Figure Eight Pools.

Maps and downloads


Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Not wheelchair-accessible.

Map of Figure Eight Pools in Royal National Park Book now

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'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

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