How long is the hike to Wedding Cake Rock?

How long is the hike to Wedding Cake Rock?

4.2 miles
The Wedding Cake Rock hike is a 6.8 kilometre (4.2 miles) walk. Allow 2 hours return (there and back). There is a locked gate at the end of Beachcomber Ave, Bundeena. This is the start of the Coast Track.

How hard is the Wedding Cake Rock walk?

The walking track to Wedding Cake Rock is rough and often steep and rocky. Remember to wear appropriate footwear and clothing, and allow at least 1 hour each way from Bundeena.

How do you get to Wedding Cake Rock by car?

How do I get to Wedding Cake Rock by car? This is the easier option! The best way to get to Wedding Cake Rock by car is to drive to and park at Beachcomber Avenue (you can see the spot on this map). There’s a gate at the very end of the street which is the start of the walk.

Can you sit on Wedding Cake Rock?

Please don’t walk beyond the fencing to stand or sit on Wedding Cake Rock. The dangerously unstable nature of this rock and the cliff edges around it is a risk to your safety. All cliff edges along the Australian coastline are potentially dangerous and susceptible to erosion or gradual sinking.

What type of rock is Wedding Cake Rock?

sandstone rock
Wedding Cake Rock, also known as White Rock, is a sandstone rock formation located in the Royal National Park near Bundeena, New South Wales, Australia, accessible via the Royal National Park Coast Track.

How was Wedding Cake Rock formed?

Unlike the iron-rich and orange-tinged sandstone found across the rest of the area, Wedding Cake Rock is a light limestone. Its peculiar shape is the result of a fortuitous original formation and millions of years of erosion. Suspended at 82 feet above sea level, the cuboid rock is almost impossibly scenic.

What type of rock is the Wedding Cake Rock?

Why is it called Wedding Cake Rock?

Wedding Cake Rock earned its name from its resemblance to a slice of a wedding cake; the feature shows layers and is unusually eroded into a perfectly cuboid shape, in addition to being white, similar to a wedding cake.

Do you have to pay to go to Jibbon Beach?

Jibbon Beach is located in the Royal National Park and borders the eastern edge of Bundeena via the corner of Neil St and Loftus St where you can park for free.

Is Werrong Beach open?

8.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Is the RNP open?

Royal National Park remains busy. All areas have reopened. Garawarra Farm Road is now closed to vehicles. Garie Road is closed to vehicles at Sir Bertram Stevens Drive.