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Kurnell Visitor Centre

Kurnell area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park

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Kurnell Visitor Centre closed for upgrades

Kurnell Visitor Centre is closed while NPWS builds a new visitor centre. Learn more about the improvements being made as part of the Kamay 2020 Master Plan Project or contact the local office by email.

Kurnell Visitor Centre is closed while a new visitor centre is being built. You can still contact our staff for maps, history and advice by email or phone. 

Visitor centres
21 Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell, NSW, 2231 - in Kurnell area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply

Kurnell Visitor Centre is in Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Cronulla in southern Sydney. Visit Kurnell area to see how the area’s Aboriginal inhabitants lived at the time of Captain Cook’s landing in 1770 and find out more about Aboriginal people in the area.

Have a look at the welcome wall before heading to the picnic area or take Banks-Solander track. Take Burrawang walk and learn about the European arrival too.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Wide view of grassy parkland dotted with mature trees and picnic tables. Photo credit: Natasha Webb © Natasha Webb

    Commemoration Flat picnic area

    Commemoration Flat picnic area is in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Kurnell Visitor Centre. This beautiful grassy spot is perfect for seaside family gatherings.

  • Banks-Solander track, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: Andy Richards

    Banks-Solander track

    The Banks-Solander track is an easy walk in Kamay Botany Bay National Park at Kurnell in Sydney's south. It showcases many native plants recorded by Captain Cook's botanists.

  • Family walking near whale bones sculptures on foreshore of Burrawang walk. Photo credit: Natasha Webb © Natasha Webb

    Burrawang walk

    Take a short stroll along Burrawang walk in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Enjoy historic sites and 3 bronze sculptures that mark the 250th anniversary of the encounter between Aboriginal Australians and the HMB Endeavour crew. Most of this walk is wheelchair-accessible.


Popular access-friendly things to do

NSW national parks offer lots of accessible places and activities suitable for people with disability. Explore what's available and find your next access-friendly adventure.

Visitors on the wheelchair accessible path at Shark Beach, Nielsen Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell © DPE


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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
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