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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11 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 11 of the best walking tracks, from short and scenic bush trails, to challenging multi-day 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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Discover Karloo Pools in Royal National Park

Karloo Pools in Royal National Park

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

With rock ledges surrounding the pool 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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Winifred Falls Trail in the Royal National Park

Winifred Falls in Royal National Park

The Winifred Falls Trail is a relatively short but scenic bushwalk that takes you to the pretty Winifred Falls in the Royal National Park.

Relax on one of the many rock platforms at the waterfall, or venture out a bit further to South West Arm Pool or Anice Falls.

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Eagle Rock and Curracurrong Falls (via Wattamolla Picnic Area)

Eagle Head Rock and Curracurrong Falls

A scenic coastal walk starting at Wattamolla leads to Eagle Rock, an iconic landmark in the Royal National Park that strongly resembles an eagle’s beak.

What’s more, next to Eagle Head Rock is Curracurrong Falls, one of the very few waterfalls in the world that flows directly into the ocean.

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The Forest Path in the Royal National Park

Forest Path in the Royal National Park

The Forest Path is a pretty 4.5km bushwalk along the Hacking River in the Royal National Park that loops around Forest Island.

With start and finish at Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, this relatively easy walking track passes through beautiful lush rainforest, less than one hour from the city.

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