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Bundeena To Big Marley is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until September.

Length 5.3 mi Elevation gain 882 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

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Bird watching

Beach

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A short and interesting cliff-top walk. Park in Bundeena. Take the southerly coastal path. Follow marker posts. There are vast views and stunning scenery. A little nimble-footedness is required occasionally, otherwise easy, level going.

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Belinda Cooper
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Adrian Dyck
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HikingMuddyRocky

A nice afternoon walk with wonderful clifftop views. The loop back is on a main fire trail and is wide and open with an abundance of bird life. The last part branches of this trail and is easily missed, it is also the muddiest part of the hike.

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Linda Feng
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Easy trail, very busy on weekend

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Sergei An
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Saw whales today not far from Marley beach

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Abbey LaPlana
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Beautiful and spectacular view. Very easy walk. It has some boardwalks. No shade, so make sure that you slip, slop and slap.

Col Smith
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Fairly easy hike from Bundeena to Marley Beach. Most of the trail is well worn track or boardwalk, and pretty flat for most of the journey. There is a section with stair going down, then up again, so wouldn’t recommend this trail for younger children (or prams, which I did see!) On the way back to Bundeena I took the detour via Jibbon beach. This part of the trail was mainly soft sand, no ocean views and no breeze due to the trees on either side (quite a hot walk, but maybe a good wind break during the colder months?) This section of the overall hike didn’t do much for me personally.

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Olga Russkikh
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Great trail with spectacular beach view at the end. Not hard to walk, but it’s better to wear sneakers or any other closed shoes as there some rocky areas down the trail. Have enough water with you and some snacks.

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Adrienne Green
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HikingMuddy

Great day out on the trail after a rainy few days in Sydney. Pretty muddy but it’s all a part of the fun. Beautiful flora and great wildlife spotting. Deer Pool was a pleasant stop along the way to coast. Beautiful coastline and worth spending some time at the beach and along the cliffs around Little Marley Beach. We went from the Bundeena Drive to Marley Walk Car Park, around to Little Marley Beach and back via a loop. Roughly 10K and about 3.5 hours with stops for snacks and views along the way. Pretty cruisy walk. Oh yes... and $12 park entry fee. Came back to the car and had the ticket on the dash, which was no problem. Paid online straight away.

Simon Guérard
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Did this as part of the whole royal park national coast back in 2016 - didn't know you needed a permit (was day hike). Amazing, I wish I could be more specific, but wonderful coast, rainforest, etc. Varied landscape, I have very good (vague) memory of it! Also, the train makes it possible to do in a single day without a car without going back and forth. Also, I think you had to take a boat to reach the start (sorry, all very vague now)

Kyra Wylde
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Michelle Huby
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Gareth Clear
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Milos Lekovic
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Scott D'Arcy
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mark b
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Rebecca Dumesic
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Mark Bernard
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Carwyn Morgan
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Parnita Singh
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zack beaven
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Jessy Qpids
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Thiago Guerra
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Cleyton Carvalho
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Katie Packer
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Eduardo Mara
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Sergeant L.
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John C
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