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Muru and Yena tracks

Kurnell area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Muru and Yena tracks.

Track grading

Grade 4

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    1hr - 1hr 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    2.5km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Muru and Yena tracks are in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. To get there:

From Sydney:

  • Take Princes Highway or the M1 south
  • Turn left onto Rocky Point Road then left onto Captain Cook Drive
  • Continue around 11km to the T intersection at the roundabout
  • Turn right to stay on Captain Cook Drive then right onto Cape Solander Drive
  • Kurnell Visitor Centre, where the tracks start, is around 650m on your left after entering the park.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Kurnell Visitor Centre. You can also park at designated carparks along Cape Solander Drive.

By public transport

Buses connect to Kurnell hourly from Cronulla, the nearest train station.

Facilities

Café, information, and toilet facilities are available at Kurnell Visitor Centre.

Picnic tables

Yena picnic area has 1 picnic table.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

  • Keep well back from cliff edges and waterfalls at all times, especially when taking photos.
  • This walking track includes 2 road crossings of Cape Solander Drive, to and from Yena picnic area. Please take care crossing the road.
  • Yena picnic area is an exposed place. Come prepared for sun, wind, or rain.

Bushwalking safety

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.

Mobile safety

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

Prohibited

Camping

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Muru and Yena tracks

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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

Visitor centre

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