Munmurra River

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

Munmurra River
Munmurra Brook[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Upper Hunter
Local government areaUpper Hunter
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationBreeza Lookout
  elevation1,160 m (3,810 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Goulburn River
near Comiala Flat
279 m (915 ft)
Length74 km (46 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment
  leftPeters Creek (New South Wales), Borambil Creek
  rightCattle Creek (Eastern Brook), Cooba Bulga Stream
National parkGoulburn River NP

Course and features

Munmurra River rises on the southern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Breeza Lookout, northeast of Cassilis and flows generally south by west, joined by four minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Goulburn River. The river descends 876 metres (2,874 ft) over its 74 kilometres (46 mi) course.[2]

South of the town of Cassilis, the Golden Highway crosses the Munmurra River.[2]

See also


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

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