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As the dam is not located far off the main road we called in for a look. There is plenty of parking and picnic facilities available. They also have free boiling water to make a cup of tea or coffee. You can walk or drive...More
An amazing dam and well worth the stop. However you can only go as far as the pump house as there is fences up and also one side has a fence up. I assume repairs may be happening on the stone. Disappointing but still well...More
decided to detour in and visit both cataract dam and cordeaux dams on a trip back from wollongong. what a great piece of history and a fantastic old piece of engineering. plenty of details to read.well worth the detour
Due to being bumped to a later flight I had some spare time so thought I would have a look at this.
OK< it's not right on the way back from Wollongong to Sydney but it's not much of a deviation and if you are...More
The first of the Upper Nepean dams (1902), Cataract has parapets along the wall making for good pics. The downstream side has a great water jet. The picnic areas at the top are good, with facilities, but have only glimpses of the lake. You can...More
Despite a rather uninviting name, this is truly a lovely place to visit! Wide open body and awe-inspiring dam that would captivate you the moment you reach your destination.
Not difficult to get to. Waze and Google Maps will accurately get you to the spot....More
Built in 1908, this structure is an amazing example of early Australia engineering. It's a short drive off Appin Road with picnic grounds and play equipment nearby. You can walk across the dam and get up close to the sandstone block construction.
This was a...More
Good place for Picnics and BBQ. Dam has a very a old building on the dam wall which is made out of sandstone and is very nice. Great view on both sides of river. We also seen fish close to the wall just going on...More