Cronulla to Botany Bay Discovery Centre
  • Length: 13.1km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 5 Tonkin St, Cronulla

  • End: Cape Solander Dr, Kurnell

  • Location: Botany Bay National Park

  • Closest Town: Cronulla

  • Distance from CBD: 30.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.0558843

  • Longitude: 151.1514085

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Urban Walk

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Cronulla to Botany Bay Discovery Centre is a 13.1km, grade 4 One way hike located in Botany Bay National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This coastal walk starts from Cronulla station and follows the beaches around to the Boat Harbour Aquatic reserve then continues along the Cape Bailey walk winding through thick heath and between hanging swamps. The walk finishes at the Botany Bay Discovery Centre. There is an alternate exit to the end of Polo street for those wishing to exit outside the park. There is a good optional side trip up to the Cape Bailey lighthouse.

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About the region

Kamay Botany Bay National Park is located at La Perouse and Kurnell in Sydney. Discover its rich Aboriginal culture, explore Captain Cook's Landing Place, spot native plants on a bushwalk or whales at Cape Solander.

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