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Wattamolla to Curracurrang self-guided audio tour

Royal National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wattamolla to Curracurrang self-guided audio tour.

Getting there and parking

The tour starts at Wattamolla picnic area, in the eastern precinct of Royal National Park. To get there:

From Audley:

  • Drive across Audley Weir and continue along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive for approximately 11km
  • Turn left onto Wattamolla Road, 250m past Bundeena Drive, and follow to Wattamolla picnic area.

From Waterfall:

  • Follow McKell Avenue to the end
  • Turn left onto Sir Bertram Stevens Drive and continue for approximately 9km
  • Turn right onto Wattamolla Road and follow to Wattamolla picnic area

Follow @royalnpalerts on Twitter for regular, real-time updates about traffic and parking capacity.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There's parking at Wattamolla picnic area where this tour begins, including several designated disabled parking spots.

It can get very busy on the weekend, when parking might be limited. Think about car pooling to Wattamolla because the number of people visiting often exceeds the parking spaces available.


There are flush toilets, picnic tables and barbecues at Wattamolla picnic area, where this tour begins.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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).


This tour takes place along a section of The Coast track, which wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility may find difficult to navigate:

  • Most of this tour takes place along cliffs and escarpments with uneven rocky surfaces.
  • At points, the track narrows to less than 1m wide.
  • There are multiple sets of stone steps as you approach Curracurrang Gully.
Wattamolla to Curracurrang self-guided audio tour

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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. 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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