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Yena picnic area

Kurnell area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park

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Visit Yena picnic area for dramatic views of the ocean and rugged coastline of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Kurnell. It’s easily accessed via Muru and Yena tracks or Cape Solander Drive.

Please enjoy the views of the cliffs and ocean from the safety of the picnic area. There's a dangerous rock shelf here. Sudden waves can cause serious injury, knocking you over and dragging you across the rocks or into the ocean.

Keep well back from cliff edges at all times, especially when taking photos. Yena picnic area is an exposed place. Come prepared for sun, wind, or rain.

Rock fishers need to wear a lifejacket. Please read our fishing safety tips.


  • Path through sun-dappled coastal woodland, with tree branches arching overhead. Photo: Natasha Webb

    Muru and Yena tracks

    Mura and Yena tracks form a short loop walk from Kurnell Visitor Centre to clifftop Yena picnic area, in Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Enjoy dramatic coastal views, spot whales, birdlife and wildflowers.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

General enquiries

Operated by

  • Kurnell Visitor Centre
  • CLOSED TO VISITORS. Email and phone contact only. Monday to Friday, 10am to 3.30pm. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9.30am to 4pm. Closed Christmas holiday.
  • 02 9668 2010
  • 21 Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell NSW 2231

Park info

  • in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • 7am–7.30pm August to May. 7am–5.30pm June to July.

    Areas may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies in the Kurnell area only. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins. The park also has credit card accepting payment facilities.

    Buy annual pass