Flat Rock Creek

15 mins

294 m Return

21 m

Moderate track
This short walk explores a piece of the Royal National Park, with lovely wildflowers in spring, and some great sandstone rock formations. The main highlight is the creek. Flat Rock Creek, as the name suggests, has a solid and flat bed. The rock is red in colour and the water flows across the width of the creek. This spot is great on a sunny day to contrast the blue sky with the red rock.

Maps for the Flat Rock Creek walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Port Hacking 1:25 000 Map Series 91294N PORT HACKING NSW-91294N
Port Hacking 1:100 000 Map Series 9129 PORT HACKING 9129

Cross sectional view of the Flat Rock Creek bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flat Rock Creek

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 294 m
Time 15 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 150m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 150m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 150m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 150m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 150m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 150m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Flat Rock Creek walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Flat Rock Creek walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Flat Rock Creek walk starts and ends at the Flat Rock Creek Car Park (gps: -34.114214, 151.06622)
Your main transport option to Flat Rock Creek Car Park is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/frc

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)