Urumbilum River

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Urumbilum River
Mostly perennial stream[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA NSW North Coast
Districts Northern Tablelands, Northern Rivers
Local government area Coffs Harbour
Part of Clarence River catchment
Source Dorrigo Plateau, Great Dividing Range
 - location east of Dorrigo in Bindarri National Park
 - elevation 593 m (1,946 ft)
Mouth confluence with Orara River
 - location northwest of Upper Orara
 - elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Length 14 km (9 mi)
National park Bindarri National Park

Urumbilum River, a perennial stream of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands and Northern Rivers districts of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Urumbilum River rises on the eastern slopes of the Dorrigo Plateau, Great Dividing Range, east of Dorrigo in Bindarri National Park, and flows generally northeast and east, before reaching its confluence with the Orara River, northwest of Upper Orara. The river descends 478 metres (1,568 ft) over its 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) course;[2] and flows through the Bindarri National Park in its upper reaches.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Urumbilum River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Urumbilum River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 30°17′S 152°57′E / 30.283°S 152.950°E / -30.283; 152.950