Kedumba River

The Kedumba River, a perennial river that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Blue Mountains and Macarthur regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Kedumba Creek (Part), Katoomba Creek (Part)[1]
Kedumba River descending into the Jamison Valley over the Katoomba Falls, viewed from Scenic World, Katoomba, 2013.
Location of the Keduma River mouth in Lake Burragorang, New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains, Macarthur
LGAsBlue Mountains, Wollondilly
Physical characteristics
SourceBlue Mountains
  locationWalford Park, Katoomba, Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
  coordinates33°42′54″S 150°18′23″E
  elevation556 m (1,824 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Coxs River to form Lake Burragorang
Policeman Point, Warragamba
33°51′21″S 150°20′27″E
120 m (390 ft)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
WaterfallsKatoomba Cascades, Katoomba Falls
National parkBlue Mountains National Park

Course and features

The Kedumba Creek rises on the eastern side of Walford Park, Katoomba and flows generally south over the Katoomba Cascades, Katoomba Falls, and off the Blue Mountains Range, becoming the Kedumba River below the Three Sisters flowing through the Jamison and Kedumba valleys within the Blue Mountains National Park, before reaching its confluence with the Coxs River within Lake Burragorang. The river descends 178 metres (584 ft) over its 20-kilometre (12 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Kedumba River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  2. "Kedumba River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013.

"Jamison Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales.

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