Garie Beach, Royal National Park – Sydney, New South Wales

Garie Beach Surf Life Saving Club - Royal National Park - Australia

The Surf Life Saving Club with a Snack Shack Around the Corner

If you’ve been to Sydney before, or have seen all of the ‘Must See’s’ in Sydney. Such as the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb and the Skywalk at the Sydney Tower.

Just to name a few.

Maybe you just want to get away from the Sydney CBD Concrete Jungle for a little bit?

If so, then why not check out the Royal National Park? It’s one a popular place for Sydney Siders to take a day trip and get away from it all for a little.

It’s is only 29 Kilometers (18 Miles) south of the Sydney CBD and only minutes away from the Sutherland Shire.

The Royal National Park has beaches to walk and swim, several kilometers of hiking trails for treks and nature walks. There are also some stunning views just North of Stanwell Park.

Royal National Park does have an entrance fee of $11 dollars.

So be sure to get up early and arrive to the National Park to take full advantage of your day and exploration.

You could easily spend a whole weekend at Royal National Park and not still have lots to see and do for your next visit.

Garie Beach

A Look Around Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Welcome to Garie Beach!

Garie Beach is Not a Nude Beach - Royal National Park - Austrlia

No Nudies Here!

Walking along Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Lots of Nice Beach Walks at Garie Beach

Clif at Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Huge Cliff at Garie Beach

Doom and Gloom at Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Doom and Gloom Awaits!

Gray Clouds Cover the Sky - Garie Beach - Royal National Park- Australia

More Gray Clouds

Small Sand Castle at Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

An Abandoned Sand Castle

Rocks Scattered throughout Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Peeking into the Distance

Beautiful Rock Colors and Swirls - Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Gorgeous Rocks Everywhere!

Rocky Coast - Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Lots of Cool Rock Formations

Square Rocks at Garie Beach - Royal National Park - Australia

Very Square Rock Patterns

More Photographs of Garie Beach, Australia

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5 Responses to Garie Beach, Royal National Park – Sydney, New South Wales

  1. Stephanie - The Travel Chica January 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm #

    Looks like a great destination. A nice break from the city. Love the photo of the sand castle.

    • Cal January 24, 2012 at 12:09 am #

      Hey Stephanie, it’s a beautiful location and so close to the city. It’s easy to forget how close you really are to Sydney. I love the sand castle too, I should have taken more photos of it.

  2. Siddhartha Joshi January 24, 2012 at 3:28 am #

    All pics are nice, my favorite is the abandoned sand castle…and the b/w one right after that…

    • Cal January 24, 2012 at 3:39 am #

      Thanks Siddhartha. I really like the sand castle one too. I really wish I would have taken more photos of it.

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  1. Royal National Park Coastal Walk - Photo Essay - January 24, 2012

    [...] a stroll along some of Australia’s beautiful coastline. If you made it down to the Royal National Park, be sure to continue your adventure along Lady Lakehurst Drive a little further to Stanwell [...]

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