Royal National Park
Sydney • Australia

From: Sydney Travel Guide

See also: Sydney Harbour National ParkBlue Mountains

Royal National Park, Sydney, Australia
The Royal National Park is around 20 miles from Sydney and contains many wonderful scenic views, lookout spots, valley's, beaches, waterfalls and lagoons and loads of plant and wildlife.

In 1879 the area became a National Park and it was after the visit by Queen Elizabeth II in 1955 that the Park became known as the Royal National Park.

The Park has many paths for walking and cycling and also has plenty of picnic areas. At Audley there is the Boatshed and Visitor Centre which are right next to the Hacking River, swimming is not permitted in the river but there are plenty of boats, canoes and kayak's available for hire.

At the Bungonia Lookout you can take in wonderful views of the Hacking River and if your after a swim then head for Wattamolla lagoon which is about half way between Otford and Bundeena.

Attraction Location Guide
The National Park is approximately 20 miles south west of Sydney Harbour Bridge.