bundeena to marly beach

bundeena to marly beach


walking distance: 15.7 km
duration: 5:46 h
walking: 4:03 h
elevation diff: 591 m
location: royal national park
driving distance: km
driving time: h
water available: yes
parking: -34.0814,151.1586

gps tracks

Total distance: 15837 m
Max elevation: 78 m
Min elevation: 1 m
Total climbing: 589 m
Total time: 05:46:04
Download file: 16-11-01-bundeena-marly-beach.gpx


Track notes


Royal National Park

Closed areas: The Coast track partial closure
Walking the full length of The Coast track from Otford to Bundeena or Bundeena to Otford is not currently possible due to several track closures along its length. These closures are necessary due to erosion, rockfall risk and ongoing track upgrade works.
Please note the following closures:

  • Palm Jungle Loop track between Burning Palms, Werrong lookout is closed for track upgrades and storm impact remediation until December 2024.
  • The Garie to Little Garie section of The Coast track is closed due to hazardous rockfalls and erosion.
  • North Era campground is closed until further notice.
  • Garie Road, Garie Beach and the Garie precinct is closed until further notice due to damage and subsidence of the road surface. Walkers approaching from the north (e.g. from Wattamolla or Bundeena) should exit the track via Curra Moors track.
Bushwalker access is available for the following sections of The Coast track:
  • South bound access - Bundeena to Curra Moors track via Wattamolla and return only. No access to Garie Beach.
  • North bound access - is via Garawarra Farm Ridge trail and Burgh Ridge track to North Era and return, during track upgrades.
  • Figure 8 Pools access - Access via Garawarra Farm only to Garawarra Ridge trail and Burgh Ridge track.   
For further information please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Other planned events: Ironbark Flat picnic area partial closure
Some sections of Ironbark Flat picnic area, particularly near the river foreshore, will be closed from Wednesday 12 June 2024 until the end of August 2024, dependant on conditions. The closure is due to post-flood turf repairs and to allow the new turf to establish.
Please take note of signage and barriers in place protecting the work area.
For further information, please contact Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Temptation Creek track and trail closures
Fire trails and walking tracks in the Temptation Creek Precinct will be closed on weekdays from Monday 8 July to Friday 6 September 2024 for fire trail maintenance works. The closed areas are:
  • Florence Parade vehicle trail, between Farnell Avenue and Grays Point Road.
  • Anana Hill vehicle trail, between Angle Road and Greenhaven Road.
  • Temptation Creek vehicle trail
  • Gardiners Garage vehicle trail
  • Northern section of Rawson Parade vehicle trail. The section between Loftus Oval and the NPWS Royal National Park area office carpark will remain open.
  • Grays Point School walking track
  • Savilles Creek walking track.
Please do not enter closed areas and follow instructions of NPWS staff and contractors.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 9542 0632.

Closed areas: Areas closed for deer control program
Some areas in Royal National Park are closed to the public between sunset and sunrise from Wednesday 30 May to Friday 29 December 2024 to enable a deer control operation to be carried out.
The affected areas include:
  • All picnic areas in the Audley precinct
  • Asset protection zones adjacent to Maianbar, Bundeena and East Heathcote.
  • Wattamolla and Garie picnic areas
  • North Era campground and coastal areas between Garie Beach and Figure 8 Pools
  • Garrawarra Farm
  • Lady Carrington Drive
  • Bonnie Vale campground and picnic area.
These closures will be signposted at entry points to the closed areas. If you have approved bookings to camp you can still access campsites during these times.
Ground shooting will not take place during school holidays or on weekends or public holidays.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Werrong Beach track
Werrong Beach track in Royal National Park is closed until further notice due to landslides. Signs will be in place around the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: North Era campground closed
North Era campground is closed until further notice due to operational activities. For more information please contact the local area office on 02 9542 0648.

Safety alerts: Curra Moors track in poor condition
Sections of Curra Moors loop track are in poor condition due to erosion. Please use caution and be aware of unstable edges.
Planning for repairs is in progress. For more information, contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Garie Road closed due to damage
Garie Road is closed until further notice due to damage to the road surface.
This road may remain closed for some time to allow for extensive repairs. A reopening date is not currently known.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check Live Traffic NSW for updates before driving to Garie Beach.



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