Hilltop Cottage offers accommodation within Sydney's majestic Royal National Park and is an ideal base to explore the surrounding walking tracks, beaches, and wildlife-spotting opportunities in the park.
Sleeping up to 6 people, this spacious cottage is ideal for small groups or families and features high-quality amenities. Relax on the deck, do a spot of bird watching or gaze across Port Hacking and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
From here you can walk a leg of The Coast track, try walking tracks to Winifred Falls or Uloola Falls, or why not cycle the historic carriage route of Lady Carrington Drive.
Visit in spring to immerse yourself in wildflowers, including the area's Gymea lilies. Summer is prime time for a refreshing dip in the park's waterways and beaches.
Bedding configuration: 3 bedrooms - 2 x queen and 1 with x 2 single beds.
Bed linen and towels are provided, please bring your own beach towels.
The cottage has a fully furnished living room, kitchen facilities and a bathroom with shower, separate toilet and laundry.
The kitchen has a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, cooktop, oven, crockery, cutlery and glassware.
The cottage has a television, Blu-Ray/DVD player, washing machine, dryer, iron, ironing board, gas heater and a gas barbecue.
There is mobile phone service, however no Wi-Fi is available
Nearby Audley Dance Hall Café has coffee and refreshments, and Audley Boatshed has bike and boat hire.
Check in after 2pm. Check out before 10am.
Keys are available from 2pm and must be picked up prior to 4.30pm from Royal National Park Visitor Centre
Please contact the Visitor Centre before 4.30pm if arriving afterhours.
The Visitor Centre is located downstairs in the Audley Dance Hall, approximately 5km from the property. Address is 2 Lady Carrington Drive, Audley NSW 2232
NSW national parks are now no smoking areas
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted
As this is a remote property please bring all your supplies with you, such as food.
You can pick up supplies in nearby shops in Sutherland and Engadine.
Price and bookings
Rates and availability are displayed when making an enquiry. Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 12 months.
Peak season: NSW School Holidays (excluding Winter)
Off-peak season: Rest of the year, including Winter school holidays.
2 night minimum stay throughout the year.
All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable.
Park entry fees
Park entry fees for this park are not included in your accommodation fees. Daily fees and annual passes can be bought at Royal National Park Visitor Centre.
Hilltop Cottage is located overlooking the Hacking River and is approximately 42km south of Sydney.
Travel south along the Princes Hwy from Sutherland
Turn left into Farnell Avenue, Audley (Royal National Park)
Proceed along Farenell Avenue to Audley Weir
Drive across Audley Weir and continue along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive for approximately 2km
Turn left onto Warumbul Road and follow to the junction of Rathane Road
Continue along the sealed Rathane Road until you reach the entrance to Youthworks Conference Centre
Enter the Hilltop Cottage gate on the right (do not enter Youthworks property)
A security code is required to access the cottage and Warumbul Road afterhours. The security codes will be provided when collecting keys.
Parking is available at the cottage.