It s popular for picnics and family days out bushwalkers and cyclists make the most of its many tracks and you can even go surfing here. Royal national park covers a wide range of landscapes from open grassland to ocean fronting clifftops.
Many nsw national park campgrounds accommodation and visitor centres will start to reopen from 1 june but important changes are in place to keep visitors safe.
Royal national parks nsw. Check park alerts and visit covid 19 updates for more information before visiting any park. Located in new south wales around thirty kilometres south of sydney nasho as the locals call it was formally proclaimed on 26 april 1879 making it second only to yellowstone in the us as the world s oldest national park. Many nsw national park campgrounds accommodation and visitor centres will start to reopen from 1 june but important changes are in place to keep visitors safe.
Royal national park australia was the country s first official national park. Royal national park is open 7am to 8 30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. All camping requires a booking.
Check park alerts and visit covid 19 updates for more information before visiting any park. All camping requires a booking. The royal national park which is the second oldest national park in the world after yellowstone in the us is a glorious 14 969 hectares of bushland and rugged coastline less than 40 km from the centre of sydney.
Royal national park shines in all seasons though summer and winter each offer a few special attractions. The royal national park is a protected national park that is located in sutherland shire in the australian state of new south wales just south of sydney and is situated on dharawal country. Seasonal ticket booths at wattamolla and garie beach cash and credit card facilities available.
There were over 6 million visits to royal national park in 2018 putting it in the top two most visited parks in new south wales. It is australia s oldest national park and one of the busiest in new south wales. Read more about royal national park highlights in this park.
It s a good idea to pack clothing suitable for all weather conditions along with water sunscreen and a map on your visit. Please bring correct. 12 per vehicle per day.
In royal national park in the sydney and surrounds and south coast regions. The 151 square kilometre 58 sq mi national park is about 29 kilometres 18 mi south of the sydney central business district near the localities of loftus otford and waterfall. A day trip or school excursion to royal national park in sydney s south will offer plenty of opportunities for barbecues fishing bushwalking birdwatching and whale watching.
The royal national park was established in 1879 and spans 160 square kilometers. Many sydneysiders treat it an extended backyard where they can enjoy nature at its finest. Royal national park nsw australia s oldest national park.
Royal national park is located on the southern fringe of sydney.