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Wedding Cake Rock

Royal National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wedding Cake Rock.

Getting there and parking

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    Wedding Cake Rock is located south of Bundeena, along The Coast track in Royal National Park. To get there:

    • The Coast track starts at the end of Beachcomber Avenue in Bundeena.
    • Before you set out, it's worth checking out the outline of your trip at the information bay inside the park entrance on Beachcomber Avenue.
    • Allow at least 1 hour each way, wear appropriate footwear and bring plenty of water.

    Park entry points

    Vehicle access

    • No vehicle access

    Parking

    There is no carpark at or near Wedding Cake Rock. Parking is available along the streets in Bundeena. Weekends, holidays and summer can be very busy in Bundeena and parking is limited

    By public transport

    You can avoid congestion and limited parking by taking public transport to Cronulla, then catch the ferry to Bundeena and walk to the start of The Coast track in Beachcomber Avenue.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C to 27°C

    Highest recorded

    42°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C to 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    -0.6°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    254.5mm

    Facilities

    Wedding Cake Rock is in an isolated location. There are no toilets, drinking water or rubbish bins at the lookout or along The Coast track. It's a good idea to visit toilet facilities before you set out, and carry enough food and drinking water for the return trip. Please take your rubbish with you when you leave the park.

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    Safety messages

    Please don’t walk beyond the fencing to stand or sit on Wedding Cake Rock. The dangerously unstable nature of this rock and the cliff edges around it is a risk to your safety.

    All cliff edges along the Australian coastline are potentially dangerous and susceptible to erosion or gradual sinking. Warning signs are placed throughout the park reminding visitors to not get close to cliff edges.

    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.

    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.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Prohibited

    Drones

    Flying recreational drones is not permitted because this park is located within 5.5km of an airfield or helicopter landing site. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) states that drones should not be flown within 30m of vehicles, boats, buildings or people, or within 5.5km of an airfield. Drones can also impact on public enjoyment and privacy, interfere with park operations, and may pose a threat to wildlife in some areas.

    Please contact the park office for consent if you wish to fly a drone for commercial filming or photography purposes. For more information, see the Drones in Parks policy.

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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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'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).

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    Wedding Cake Rock, Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan