Cronulla & National Park Ferry Cruises
Ferries, Dining & Morning Tea Cruises
Visit the Royal National Park
Explore the areas rich history of Aboriginal culture and rock art. Learn the story of the Deeban and Dharawal people.
posted: 2:55pm 03 Feb 2017
Multi-award winning Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises are located in Stunning Cronulla, 25kms south of Sydney on the Tonkin Street Public Wharf behind Cronulla Railway Station. Our award winning Cruises and Ferry services operate on Port Hacking with its pristine waterways and exceptionally clean beaches. The Hacking is surrounded by the second oldest National Park in the world which is famous for its abundant wildlife and beautiful varied bushwalking experiences.
- Explore the areas rich history of Aboriginal culture and rock art. Learn the story of the Deeban and Dharawal people
- Visit the Royal National Park (second oldest national park in the world)
- Discover how in 1796 Bass and Flinders spent 3 days exploring and mapping the area aboard the Tom Thumb IIr
- Catch the hourly ferry service aboard oldest commuter ferry operating to a timetable in Australia
- Experience the Hacking River while enjoying a Champagne Breakfast Cruises, Lunch Cruise, Sunset Dinner Cruise, Live Music Cruises
- Land on a secluded beach, swim in the clear clean waters while lunch or dinner is being prepared on board the vessel as part of either our Cruise and Canoe or River and Park Discovery Cruises.
Our highly trained, friendly and experienced crew share a deep love of the Hacking and the Royal National Park. They will provide you with a unique and unforgettable experience on all our cruises. Cronulla Ferries is a local family run business with 25 years of knowledge of Port Hacking and the Royal National Park including its secrets. Join us today for a cruise of a lifetime!
How To Get Here..
If you’re driving from Sydney city, or Sydney airport, look for the signs that lead you towards Wollongong, this is a region about an hour south of the Shire. Similarly if you’re heading north from Melbourne, Canberra, or Wollongong follow the signs that lead you towards Sydney.
There are three bridges leading into the Shire from the northern side; Captain Cook Bridge, Tom Uglys Bridge and Alfords Point Bridge. The quickest route from the city is along South Dowling St, which turns into Southern Cross Drive near Sydney Airport. As you approach Brighton-Le-Sands veer left onto General Holmes drive and continue along the Grand Parade. After about 15minutes you will approach a T-intersection, turn left onto Rocky Point Rd which will take you over Captain Cook Bridge and voila you’re in the Shire!
Approximate Driving Times:
Sydney City to Sutherland Shire: 25km/30minutes
Wollongong to Sutherland Shire: 66km/55minutes
Cityrail operates train services to the Shire every 15-30 minutes, they run on the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra line. If you’re traveling from Sydney city there are direct trains from the following stations; Kings Cross, Martin Place, Town Hall and Central. The train ride takes approximately 30-45 minutes. If you’re coming from the airport you’ll need to change trains at Wolli Creek Station to get on the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra line.
Visitors coming from the South, including Nowra, Wollongong and Dapto can travel via the South Coast train line.
There are 12 stations within the Shire , each have ticket purchasing facilities. To view the cityrail timetable go to: http://www.cityrail.info/timetables/
There are two shuttle bus companies operating within the Shire. They transport visitors from the airport, cruiseships and other Sydney destinations. Click on the links below for further information.
Canons Shuttles Shire Shuttle Bus
Bundeena Ferry Service
* Adults $6.40 Conc/child $3.20 each way
Catch the oldest ferry in Australia operating to a timetable (MV Curranulla) on the hourly service Cronulla to Bundeena (gateway to the Royal National Park). Bundeena is a small community within the Royal National Park, which provides an ideal starting point for a day of bushwalking, cycling, swimming and picknickng. Fares: Adults: $6.40 each way Concessions/Children: $3.20 each way Family: $24.00 each way We accept cash only. Sorry we do not accept Opal cards. Please see our webpage for the timetable.