The Royal Coastal Walk

Royal National Park

A beautiful walk with beaches, rock formations, waterfalls, water holes, lookouts and more,

Picnic Facilities
Public Transport
Maximum Elevation

Getting there

Starting from Bundeena, you can catch a train to Cronulla and then a ferry to Bundeena, or drive

From Otford, you can catch a train or drive


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Route/Trail notes

Day 1: From Bundeena you walk 18km south along a well defined track to South Era

Day 2: Continue walking 8km from South Era camp ground to Otford

You can also choose to detours to Jibbon head and figure eight pools


Camping fees - $6.15 each (min 2 people) Car entry permit - $12 per day

Other References

NSW National Parks website (

GPS Tracks

  • No GPS available for this walk yet.


one of the toughest walk of all time we did. 32 kms (including walking till cronulla ferry). did it in one day - please make sure you have good fitness level and a lot of water if doing in on hot day like us. otherwise book campground on north era and split the walk into two days.

sonik on 26 Jan, 2020

An Awesome walk, plenty of places to have a swim, great lookouts and rock formations, recommended

Olly on 2 Nov, 2018


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