Goobarragandra River

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Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Australian Alps (IBRA), Snowy Mountains
Local government area Tumut
Part of Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
 - left Peak River, Feints Creek
 - right Sandy (Waterfall) Creek, Emu Flat Creek, Broken Cart Creek
Source Fiery Range, Snowy Mountains
 - location north of Peppercorn Hill
 - elevation 1,330 m (4,364 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Tumut River
 - location Tumut
 - elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Length 56 km (35 mi)

Goobarragandra River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The river rises on the north western side of the Fiery Range in the Snowy Mountains at 1,330 metres (4,360 ft) and flows generally north west, joined by five minor tributaries towards its mouth at the confluence with the Tumut River at Tumut; dropping 1,060 metres (3,480 ft) over the course of the river's length of 56 kilometres (35 mi).[2]

The river flows through the town of Goobarragandra; and the Hume and Hovell Walking Track follows the river for a short duration, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of Tumut.[3]

There are large waterfalls and rapids along this river. There are "camping" spots along the Goobarragandra River as well.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Goobarragandra River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Goobarragandra River". Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hume and Hovell: Track and walks". NSW Department of Primary Industries. Government of New South Wales. 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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Coordinates: 35°20′S 148°15′E / 35.333°S 148.250°E / -35.333; 148.250