Caparra Creek

Caparra Creek, a perennial stream of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Caparra Creek
Western Branch Dingo Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast
MunicipalityMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceRowleys Peak, Great Dividing Range
  locationTapin Tops National Park
  elevation873 m (2,864 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Dingo Creek
northwest of Wingham
43 m (141 ft)
Length50 km (31 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
National parkTapin Tops NP

Course and features

The Caparra Creek rises below Rowleys Peak on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range in remote country within Tapin Tops National Park, northwest of the town of Wingham. The river flows generally southeast before reaching its confluence with the Dingo Creek, northwest of Wingham. The river descends 831 metres (2,726 ft) over its 50 kilometres (31 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Caparra Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Caparra Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 October 2013.

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