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Go mid week as the summer crowds are overwhelming

Royal National Park beaches have become a haven for 'urban' families to find open space, water and... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Ted4606
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Wollongong, Australia
Lovely place - if you go out of high season

This is a lovely beach - if you go when it is not busy. Great walks in the area and the temporary... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
SydneyTravelalot
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Sydney
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Wattamolla Beach Road, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to Wattamolla beach to spend our Easter Sunday with the extended family. Firstly, if you are going with a group of people make sure you all get there early! We were there at 930am and the gates were shut at 10am because there...More

7  Thank Robchelle
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Spoiled by parking ticket at end of the day.If there is signage about fees it is not highly visible. None at Audley park entry booth nor parking lot at Wattamolla. One is given 14 days to pay $12 or hit for a higher fee of...More

6  Thank sste S
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Royal National Park beaches have become a haven for 'urban' families to find open space, water and the possibiity of seeing some native animals. Sausage eating kookaburras and crows are the most common in the picnic area. Be warned!

1  Thank Ted4606
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a lovely beach - if you go when it is not busy. Great walks in the area and the temporary platoon makes getting to the water's edge a bit of fun - that will be gone once they finish the works upgrading the...More

4  Thank SydneyTravelalot
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to Wattamolla beach to spend our Easter Sunday with the extended family. Firstly, if you are going with a group of people make sure you all get there early! We were there at 930am and the gates were shut at 10am because there...More

7  Thank Robchelle
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Royal National Park’s Wattamolla to Marley Beach trail, is one of the best trail in Sydney. It starts from beautiful Wattamolla beach, along a steep cliffside, a upgraded new track where you will see the nature landscape, Wattamolla Creek Dam, natural carving various shapes of...More

1  Thank cccindyli
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Came here a few years ago and loved it so wanted to take the family here to show them. The beach scenery itself is gorgeous - there’s a creek for little ones to enjoy themselves - but also the sea if you prefer little waves!...More

1  Thank Audrey2013_13
Reviewed 23 January 2018

No body should miss visiting Wattamolla Beach. Most people tend to know this as it is so popular. From the lagoon and brave cliff jumpers, to the relatively sheltered beach, it has the most to offer for families and young people alike. For those who...More

2  Thank grey0ne58
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

As you walk sown into the lagoon. The views are absolutely beautiful. There is an inlet with shallow water that young children can play in, and a beach with short waves. A very beautiful place that you should expect lots of people at, as well...More

1  Thank Amanda v
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to this beach quite a lot of times. Its a nice place to take the kids one side is a jump rock and its a lake the other side is the beach. There are pinic area with bbq and seating there are...More

2  Thank taylatehaara
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot that has been spoiled by massive amounts of rubbish. There were overloaded bins, plastic bottles and bags everywhere. In the water, on the sand, on the paths leading down. Unbelievable how lazy some people can be. It is not hard to carry your...More

3  Thank luna2GR
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The beach is hard enough to get to to eliminate big crowds , but still draws good numbers for its natural beauty. You will need to bring $12 cash to get into the park and arrive early to find a park. It is a overland...More

3  Thank taqueeney
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Adam S
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Response from Planner55 | Reviewed this property |
No. The road is good but narrow.
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Response from AnneGreg60s | Reviewed this property |
You will need transport. No public transport and get there early because if car park full not aloud to enter.
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