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Royal National Park Visitor Centre

Royal National Park

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Overview

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

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

8.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas day.

Please note

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? We can provide a list of all the walking tracks in the park. Our staff will help you work out which walks are easy or challenging. Plus they'll give you lots of suggestions about other trails, routes and personal recommendations.

The shady picnic areas surrounding the centre are popular with kids and families and have good facilities. You can also start here if you plan to cycle your bike along Lady Carrington Drive.

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.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

Free to hire mobility chairs

Looking for access-friendly walks? NSW National Parks is pleased to provide all-terrain mobility chairs for visitors at Royal National Park, Morton National Park and Kosciuszko National Park.

TrailRider, Royal National Park. Photo credit: DPIE

 

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