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Royal National Park Visitor Centre

Royal National Park

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Make a beeline for Royal National Park Visitor Centre on your trip to Sydney's Royal National Park. It offers excellent tourist information as well as walking track maps.

Visitor centres
2 Lady Carrington Drive, Royal National Park, NSW, 2232 - in Royal National Park
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

8.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas day.

Call into the newly-refurbished Royal National Park Visitor Centre, located on the ground floor of the Audley Dance Hall. Here you can pick up a Royal National Park map and find more information to help you make the most of your visit.

Not sure which walk to take? The centre can provide a list of all the walking tracks in the park – from the easy to the more challenging – along with details of other trails, routes and personal recommendations.

Plus, with various arts and crafts for sale, Royal National Park Visitor Centre is also the place to go if you’d like to take home a souvenir of your visit.

You can also wander over to Audley boatshed and rent a boat to paddle on Audley Weir.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.


Royal National Park bus service

Skip driving and parking in Royal National Park and catch the Park Connections bus. Hop from Sutherland Station or Bundeena Wharf to spots in the park like Audley and Wattamolla.

A Park Connections bus at Garawarra Farm carpark. Photo: Busfleet Australia

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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).

    Buy annual pass
See more visitor info