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Address: Audley, Sutherland Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9542 0648
Today
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Scuba diving, Walking, Camping

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Bird life in the Royal National Park

As soon as you enter the park you see cockatoos, kookaburras, ducks and other species. They are so friendly that they even came over to see what we were having for lunch in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Jacinta3000
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

As soon as you enter the park you see cockatoos, kookaburras, ducks and other species. They are so friendly that they even came over to see what we were having for lunch in the cafe opposite the river. The Ploughman's lunch was a great bargain at $18 and fed 3 people! Ducks wandered over, cockatoos waited patiently for any crumbs... More 

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Bundeena, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Great trails either in rain forests, along the coast through heathlands or through bush to isolated beaches. You can trek south from BUNDEENA to Stanwell Tops camping in non camping sites but there are basically no water or services for walkers or campers except at Audley ( the entry point near Sutherland), BUNDEENA village - drive in via Audley or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Did the coastal walk from Bundeena to Otford. Camped overnight at North Era beach. Amazing scenery and the walk can be a bit difficult with packs and camping gear. pack light and should be fine. Water filtration or purification is a must. Many beaches and wildlife to see along the way. If camping book about a month ahead gets quite... More 

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Bankstown, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We wanted a different venue for rather large get together last year, with the extended family in tow and collectively made a decision to go to Audley in the Royal National Park. Although some of us arrived early to secure a great position with tables and BBQ's the remaining thirty or so sauntered in around 11.00am. After we had set... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The oldest national park in Australia, and the most varied. you can bush walk inland or bushwalk along its coastline, you can swim on beach or swim the in river/waterholes. you can hear the birds, the sound of waterfalls, see beautiful wild flowers and old trees. you can take adult friends to enjoy these or take children and guarantee they... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

South west arm, temptation Creek, wattamolla, Jibbon Beach, Coastal Walk, Lady Carrington Drive, Muddy Creek all special places and so near to Sydney but such an expanse of bush. Mountain biking, road riding, swimming, kayaking, walking all can be enjoyed within 20 minutes of Sutherland. Best to avoid during public holidays as can get very busy, also for some strange... More 

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Paris, France
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We came here with John from the Sydney wildlife tours for our guided tour. What a really beautiful place to visit. We found out it is the first original national park anywhere in the world. So many beautiful beaches and places for photos. You really must visit here when you come to Sydney for a vacation!

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Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Have paddled the river from audley both directions. Not past weir. Very peacefully, but river could do with a clean up of trees that have fallen into it and block river. Have heard of others having bad experience talking to staff in the Audley information cafe building. I've had same experience. They are off putting when you ask for directions.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Took the ferry to Bundeena and did a 1-night camp/trek pass Wattamolla down to Otford. Lost count of the beaches, cliffs, climbs we passed. Way to beautiful. Also did the Heathcote track to Karloo Pools. One of my favourite tracks as of yet.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

this National Park is only 40 mins from Sydney and has wonderful forests to walk in, birds to watch and a host of water activities. It is mainly for those who want to hike in nature but a drive through the park is also enjoyable.

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