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Guided coastal day walks near Sydney

Royal National Park


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Explore wild beaches, cascading waterfalls and beautiful bushland just 45 minutes from Sydney’s bustling metropolis on this guided coastal trek with Freeland Hiking Co.

Contact Freeland Hiking Co for tour dates.
Royal National Park
No wheelchair access
Easy. Moderate level of fitness required. This coastal track includes short uphill and downhill sections.
Contact Freeland Hiking Co for pricing.
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Freeland Hiking Co on 0430 146 901.
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This 15km day trip along spectacular coastline in the Royal National Park will make it easy to forget you're just a short hop from Sydney With experienced guides from Freeland Hiking Co, discover wind-swept headlands, long sandy beaches and dramatic sea cliffs. Learn fascinating facts, including the geological changes that created this heavenly landscape.

Discover a waterfall known to few outside the local area, and keep an eye out for wildlife like echidnas and white-bellied sea eagles. You may even see whales during migration season.

When you're ready for a break, relax in glorious sunshine and savour a gourmet picnic lunch on glistening white sand. Be sure to bring your swimmers if you fancy a dip in the azure waters of one of Sydney’s best beaches.

Freeland Hiking Co is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Freeland Hiking Co logo. Photo: © Freeland Hiking Co

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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Garie Beach, Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/NSW Government