Royal National Park Visitor Centre - NSW

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DEG: -34.075223 151.05635
DMS: 34º 04' 30.8" S 151º 03' 22.86" E
UTM: 56 H 6227799mN 320654mE
Altitude: 14.45m

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2 Lady Carrington Dr
Royal Nat'l Park NSW 2232
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This historic national park - the first in Australia (and second in the world, after Yellowstone in the USA) - is easily accessible from Sydney. Walk the coast for magnificent views or explore a variety of habitats, including heath, rainforest, open wetlands and estuaries. Over 100 kilometres of walking tracks give access to the park. The 26-km Coast Track has magnificent cliff-top views, or you can take the Forest Island loop walkthrough cool, rainforested valleys. Wattamolla, Garie and Burning Palms are among the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Enjoy a picnic in one of many peaceful, shady areas or hire a rowboat at historic Audley and take a paddle up Kangaroo Creek. There are kiosks at Garie, Wattamolla and Audley. The kiosk and picnic pavilion at Audley and the visitor centre are wheelchair-accessible, as are the toilets nearby. The Bungoona Track close to the visitor centre is a 500-metre concrete path with a wheelchair-accessible lookout. Discovery walks, talks and tours are available year round. Join an Aboriginal Discovery ranger for an educational insight into the land - phone 9542 0649 for Discovery information and bookings. Car-based and caravan camping (no power} with basic facilities is available at Bonnie Vale (bookings essential). Backpack camping is permitted at limited sites (permits and bookings essential). Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Phone the visitor centre at Audley for all bookings and permits. Access 32 km south of Sydney CBD via Princes Highway. Take the Illawarra train line, stopping at Loftus, Engadine, Heathcote, Waterfall or Otford. Access the north-eastern area of the park via the Cronulla line to Cronulla and then ferry to Bundeena (phone 9523 2990 for timetable). Vehicle entry fee applies. Audley, phone 9542 0648
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Closest Weather Station

Lucas Heights (ANSTO) at 15/11:30am EST
Distance from Royal National Park Visitor Centre 7.51km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.5°C22.0°C38%8.4°C1022.4hPa0.0mmW6km/hr
3knots
13km/hr
7knots

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Holsworthy Control Range
Distance from Royal National Park Visitor Centre 16.08km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.128.326.323.520.517.817.319.122.324.125.527.4
Mean Min. °C17.517.515.512.18.16.24.95.48.410.813.815.7
Mean Rain mm59.5113.767.454.853.869.145.339.632.854.973.756.6

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