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: Warumbul Road and picnic area closed
The unsealed section of Warumbul Road is closed at the intersection of Rathane Road on week days from Tuesday 15 June to Friday 3 July 2021 for road maintenance work. This means there will be no access to Warumbul picnic area on week days during the road closure. The closure may be extended if weather delays are experienced.  
The sealed section of Warumbul Road will remain open for visitors accessing the Youthworks properties and cottages. 
Pedestrians and other road users should expect increased truck movements during this time. Visitors are advised to exercise caution. 
Any extension to this closures will be advised as soon as they are known. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information email or call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre or the local NPWS office on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Wattamolla lower loop carpark and picnic area closed
Improvements to the lower loop carpark and picnic area have commenced. These works are estimated to take approximately 6 months, and the carpark and picnic area will will reopen in October 2021.
Alternative access through Wattamolla for the Royal Coast track will be available and signposted.
Access to the beach, amenities building, upper carpark areas and Providential Point will remain open.
Due to the temporary closure of the lower loop carpark, please note:

  • Large vehicles and buses over 8.8m cannot access Wattamolla
  • Do not enter Wattamolla Road from Sir Bertram Stevens Drive
  • There is no safe area to park or manoeuvre at Wattamolla or along Wattamolla Road
For more information call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

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.

Closed areas: The Coast track at Burning Palms - major upgrade
The Coast track at Burning Palms will be subject to closures due to a major upgrade taking place from Monday 22 March to 30 June 2021.
The track will be closed every Monday (8am) to Thursday (4pm) during the closure period. The track will remain open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
These works will affect access to:
  • Figure 8 Pools
  • Palm Jungle loop track
  • The Coast track between Burning Palms and Otford lookout
For further information please visit the Environment, Energy and Science website or contact the Royal National Park Visitors Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Audley boatshed - conservation and repair works
The Audley Boatshed will be undergoing important conservation and repair works. Boat hire is suspended and the boatshed, its slipway and a part of the carpark to the west will be closed during this period. Allambie Flat picnic area and carpark remains open. Details on these works are available from the Audley Precinct upgrades webpage.
For more information please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.



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