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: Accommodation closed until further notice
Due to the NSW Government’s public health orders for COVID-19, all NPWS campgrounds and accommodation in are closed until further notice. Greater Sydney includes areas like the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour. Read more on our COVID-19 update webpage.

Closed areas: Wattamolla Road and beach precinct closed
Wattamolla Beach precinct, including Wattamolla Road, is closed to vehicles from Tuesday 3 August and will re-open Friday 6 August 2021.
All other areas of Royal National Park remain open to vehicles. The Coast track remains open to walkers.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Fore more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Closed areas for pest animal management program
Some areas of Royal National Park will be closed to the public between sunset and sunrise to enable pest animal management programs to be carried out.
These closures will be signposted at the entry points to the closed areas.
The affected areas include:

  • Audley Precinct
  • Asset protection zones adjacent to Maianbar, Bundeena and East Heathcote
  • Wattamolla and Garie picnic areas
  • North Era campground
  • Garrawarra Farm
  • Lady Carrington Drive
Visitors who have approved bookings to camp can still access their campsites during these times.
For more information, please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Closed areas: Wattamolla lower loop carpark and picnic area closed
The Lower Loop carpark and picnic area are closed for upgrades until October 2021. 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.
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).
For more information, please 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.

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.

Closed areas: Youngville campground closed
Youngville campground is closed for upgrade works from Monday 26 July to Friday 17 September 2021.
The following areas remain open:

  • Youngville picnic area
  • Pieries Peak walking track
  • Carrow Brook walking track
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.



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