Curracurrong Waterfall & Eagle Rock

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David Finnegan

David Finnegan

David Finnegan

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Overview

Highlights

Curracurrong Waterfall & Eagle Rock are natural bucket list attractions located in the Royal National Park south of Sydney, great for hiking. If you long for a challenging walk to clear the head and work the body, the Curra Moors loop track through the eastern section of Royal National Park is just the ticket. The bush meets the sea with dramatic sandstone cliffs and spectacular coastal views, so there are plenty of scenic views.

The track will lead you through woodlands of scribbly gums and angophoras before opening up to heathland. If you like birdwatching, be sure to look for the nectar loving lewins honey eater and the eastern spinebill. If you’re here in spring, the wildflowers, in particular the hakeas, are the ultimate in aroma therapy.

Stop for a break at the spectacular Curracurrong waterfall, or take the short detour north to Eagle Rock. Keep an eye out for whales, in season, as you follow the coastal track south to Garie North Head. Stop for a picnic lunch and soak up the spectacular panoramic views.

Please stay away from the cliff edges. They are unstable and there is a risk of significant injury or even death. Enjoy the views from a safe distance.

Activities

  • Hiking / bush walking
  • Sight-seeing
  • Whale watching
  • Bird watching
  • Picnics
  • Photography

Facilities

  • Walking trail - 10km loop | grade 4 | 4-5 hours
  • Parking is available at Curra Moors carpark on Sir Bertram Stevens Drive. However, it can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Important Information

Guidelines

  • Always do some research before heading out for your journey. Visit the parks website for up to date information on the current conditions.
  • Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.
  • Wear suitable footwear and ensure to wear appropriate clothing to protect yourself from the elements..
  • Plan ahead and ensure to take enough food and water for your journey.
  • Always stay on the marked tracks where possible. Never climb fences, they are there for your own safety.
  • Please consider the environment, take your rubbish with you or place in the bins provided. We want to ensure these beautiful places are still here for our future generations to enjoy.
  • Ensure to let a responsible adult know of your plans and report back into them once you have finished exploring for the day.
  • National park and camping fees may apply for NSW national parks. Check the parks website for further details.

Photo credits: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service | David Finnegan 


Location & Supplier

Curracurrong Waterfall & Eagle Rock

Address: Curra Moors Track, Royal National Park NSW 2233

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