Palm Jungle Loop Track and Burning Palms Beach

Palm Jungle Loop Track and Burning Palms Beach

The Palm Jungle Loop Track in Royal National Park is a fascinating 8.5 km walking trail through various different types of landscapes and sceneries.

This moderately challenging trail takes in thriving rainforest, beautiful coastal views and scenic cliff tops, with a visit to Burning Palms Beach as a welcome bonus on a warm day.

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Garie Beach to Era Beach Coastal Walk

Garie Beach to Era Beach walk

The coastal walk from Garie Beach to Era Beach in Royal National Park is a beautiful walking trail that forms part of the iconic Coast Track.

The trail takes in four beaches with a couple of steep climbs leading to vantage points with incredible views of the national park’s coastline.

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The Forest Path in Royal National Park

Forest Path in Royal National Park

The Forest Path is a pleasant 4.5 km long bush walking trail in the Royal National Park that loops around Forest Island, partly following the shores of the Hacking River.

With start and finish on Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, this relatively easy walking track passes through a patch of scenic rainforest, less than one hour away from the city.

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Wattamolla Beach and Falls in Royal National Park

Wattamolla Beach and Falls in Royal National Park

Discover Wattamolla Beach in Royal National Park, home to a beautiful lagoon, a secluded beach, a scenic waterfall and a large picnic area.

Wattamolla is a beautiful secluded spot in the Royal National Park, perfect for a relaxing day out and about. Located only 50 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD, Wattamolla Beach has slowly turned into one of Sydney’s most popular weekend and day trip destinations.

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Curra Moors Loop Track in Royal National Park

Curra Moors Loop Track in Royal National Park

The Curra Moors Loop Track is a 10 km circuit walk in Royal National Park that offers a good mix of scenic bushland and panoramic coastal views.

It’s a moderately challenging walking track that ticks all the boxes for those looking for a fun hike to do on the weekend while also getting a decent workout in.

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Bundeena Drive to Marley Walk

Bundeena Drive to Marley Walk

The Bundeena Drive to Marley walk is a moderately challenging bush trail in Royal National Park that leads to two beautiful beaches.

The trail passes the Deer Pool, a small cascade waterfall and pool of water, before arriving at Little Marley Beach and Marley Beach on the Coast Track.

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Jibbon Beach Loop Track in Bundeena

Jibbon Beach loop track

The Jibbon Beach Loop Track is an easy walking trail starting from the Bundeena ferry wharf to Jibbon Head, Port Hacking Point and Shelley Beach.

Enjoy panoramic ocean views and discover well-preserved Aboriginal engravings as you explore this beautiful area in the Royal National Park.

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Hike to Wedding Cake Rock From Bundeena

Wedding Cake Rock walking trail in Royal National Park

Wedding Cake Rock is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Royal National Park. It may be fenced off now, but it is still a unique sight to visit.

A relatively easy coastal walk starting in Bundeena leads to this rock formation, with beautiful views of the ocean and the cliffs to enjoy along the track.

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15 Best Walking Tracks in Royal National Park

Royal National Park walks
Looking for new walks to do in Sydney’s Royal National Park?
We have outlined 15 of the best walking tracks, from short and scenic bush trails, to challenging multi-day coastal hikes.

Established in 1879, the Royal National Park is Australia’s oldest and the world’s second oldest national park.

Originally named National Park, it was officially renamed in 1955 after Queen Elizabeth II passed through on her way to Wollongong during her historic 1954 Australia tour.

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Karloo Walking Track to Karloo Pools (Royal National Park)

Karloo Walking Track to Karloo Pools in Royal National Park

Karloo Pools near Heathcote in the Royal National Park is a beautiful natural water hole that can be accessed via a short bush walking track.

With rock ledges surrounding the water hole and covered areas to place your belongings, Karloo Pools almost looks like a man-made swimming pool in the middle of the bush.

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