walking distance: 2.4 km
duration: 2:31 h
walking: 1:00 h
elevation diff: 134 m
location: Royal National Park
driving distance: 80 km
driving time: 1:10 h
water available: yes
parking: -34.1508,151.0146

gps tracks

Total distance: 2450 m
Max elevation: 139 m
Min elevation: 90 m
Total climbing: 142 m
Total time: 02:31:05
Download file: 21-02-03-national-falls.gpx


Track notes

watch out for broken glass. it looks like some idiots tossed glass bottles from the top.


PHOTO GALLERY "21-02-03(national-falls)" (2021-03-29 23:03:41)

















Royal National Park

Closed areas: Wattamolla lower loop carpark and picnic area
Wattamolla Lower Loop carpark and picnic area are closed for upgrades until 20 December 2021.
The following areas are open:

  • Access to the Royal Coast track through Wattamolla 
  • Access to the beach, amenities building, upper carpark areas and Providential Point
Large vehicles and buses over 8.8 metres cannot access Wattamolla. Buses should not enter Wattamolla Road from Sir Bertram Stevens Drive. There is no safe area to park or manoeuvre at Wattamolla or along Wattamolla Road.
All other vehicles can enter Wattamolla and park in carparks numbers 2 to 5 (parking is limited during peak periods).
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: No pedestrian access through Bonnie Vale campground to Maianbar during weekdays
There is no pedestrian access through Bonnie Vale campground to Maianbar on weekdays from Thursday 2 December to Thursday 9 December 2021, inclusive.
This closure is due to construction works, and may be extended due to weather. Any delays will be advised as soon as they are known. Bonnie Vale picnic area will remain open.
Please do not enter closed areas and obey all safety signage and directions from staff.  Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Royal Coast Track closed at Otford, Monday to Thursday
The Royal Coast Track will be closed Monday to Thursday for upgrade works near Otford lookout from 6 September to early December 2021. The track will remain open Friday to Sunday. When closed, visitors will not be able to access Figure 8 Pools, the Werrong Beach Track or the Palm Jungle Loop Track from the Otford lookout. When closed, Coast Track walkers will have to exit the track at Garawarra Farm. Visitors can still access Figure 8 Pools from Garawarra Farm at any time.

Closed areas: Bonnie Vale campground
Bonnie Vale campground is currently closed to allow for the remediation of asbestos containing material surfacing onsite. It will remain closed until further notice.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please visit:
You can also visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Bonnie Vale picnic area and Bonnie Vale boat ramp are open and safe for visitors.

Mount Royal National Park

Safety alerts: Mount Royal and Cassels Road 4WD vehicles only
Mount Royal and Cassels Road is only suitable for 4WD vehicles because recent rain has made the road very slippery. Please drive carefully and be aware of the road conditions.
For more information, call the NPWS Wollemi Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555.



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