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Sydney Royal National Park Coastal Photography Tour

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About the Experience

Sydney Royal National Park Coastal Photography Tour

What's Included

Four hour photography tour of the Royal National Park, enjoy photography and scenery including park headlands, beaches, and rock platforms along the Illawarra coast. Led by a professional photographer who provides tips about taking photos, this tour departs from Sutherland, south of Sydney. During May, June, and July, you may also see pods of whales off the beaches and cliffs of the national park, which is also home to a resident pair of white-bellied sea eagles who can be seen hunting for food.
 
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a professional photographer
  • Small-group tour by minibus
New South Wales' Royal National Park offers tremendous opportunities for landscape and seascape photography, with its cliffs and sea views. The ancient coastline that was created by a string of volcanoes 240 million years ago provides a variety of shapes, colors, and textures amid its many panoramas. 

Your tour starts with pickup from the Sutherland Railway Station for the drive to Royal National Park, stopping for photo ops at Audley on the Hacking River. Keep your camera handy, as your photographer-guide picks out some of the best locations throughout the journey.

Continue to the village of Bundeena on Port Hacking, a pristine area worth a few photographs, and then enter the park using the Coastal Track and walk half a mile (800 meters) to the sandstone cliffs for sunrise or early-morning-light photography. Move on to Wattamolla with its inlet and lagoon, and discover a waterfall, beaches, and lookouts. Then continue through the park and its rainforests to Otford and the start of the Coastal Track. 

View the park coastline—to the south you can see Kiama and the city of Wollongong with its picturesque harbor, beaches, and small fishing fleet. From Otford, you'll stop at Stanwell Park in the Northern Illawarra for refreshments (own expense). Stanwell Park is a surfing beach with a small kiosk surrounded by a picturesque village, where you can rest, stretch, and take a few shots.

Next up is the unique Seacliff Bridge, which follows the cliff face over rock platforms often frequented by fisherman. Then visit Wombarra with its surfing beaches, rock platforms, and a cemetery on the coast, perfect for coastal photography. Your last destination for the day is Wollongong for photography, sightseeing, and refreshments at a cafe on the harbor (own expense). 

Your tour ends with return to the pickup point at Sutherland, or catch the train through the national park direct to Sydney, a lovely journey in itself.

Wildlife note: At the right time of the year, you might see whales migrating north to mate off the Queensland coast. Pods of southern right and humpback whales can be seen frolicking close to shore during the months of May, June, and July, when they swim just off the beaches and cliffs of Royal National Park. With luck, you may also see the resident pair of white-bellied sea eagles hunting and diving to catch food.

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Departure Point:
Sutherland Railway Station (about 17 miles / 28 km south of Sydney)
 
Departure Time:
8am

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Duration:
4 hours (approx.)

The Fine Print

  • Valid until 27/03/2018
  • Once booking is confirmed, no changes/cancellations permitted - your Scoopon will be voided
  • Booking confirmation can take up to 72 hours. Please book in advance.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions
  • Baggage must be limited to a photography bag and/or small backpack/carry-on-size bag
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant women, depending on the stage of pregnancy and participant's health status
  • The Scoopon voucher is not a ticket and will not be accepted at point of entry. Please follow the instructions on your voucher.
  • Multiple Scoopons may be purchased for personal use; multiple Scoopons may be purchased as gifts. Scoopon valid for 1 person. Maximum of 4 Scoopon redeemable per booking
  • Bookings taken immediately after purchase. Scoopons for this offer are limited. Not valid with any other offer
  • Bookings are subject to availability. Book early to secure your desired date
  • Scoopon Terms and Conditions are located at scoopon.com.au/terms-and-conditions

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