Krui River

Krui River, a perennial river of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Krui River
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Upper Hunter
Local government areaUpper Hunter
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationOxleys Peak, at Mount Palmer
  elevation831 m (2,726 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Goulburn River
near Comiala Flat
264 m (866 ft)
Length71 km (44 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment
  leftDry Creek (Krui River), Ginghi Creek (Krui River)
  rightLorimer Creek, Berenderry (Jemmys) Creek, Bellaleppa Creek, Willy Wally Creek
National parkGoulburn River NP
[1] [2]

Course and features

Krui River rises on the southern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Oxleys Peak, at Mount Palmer and flows generally southwest, joined by six minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Goulburn River near Comiala Flat. The river descends 567 metres (1,860 ft) over its 71 kilometres (44 mi) course.[2]

Near the village of Collaroy, the Golden Highway crosses the Krui River.[2]

See also


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

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