Orroral River

Orroral River, a perennial stream of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray-Darling basin, is located in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

Location of the Orroral River mouth in the ACT
TerritoryAustralian Capital Territory
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Capital Country
Physical characteristics
SourceBrindabella Range
  locationNamadgi National Park
  coordinates35°34′49″S 148°54′39″E
  elevation1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Gudgenby River
south of Tharwa
35°40′14″S 148°59′46″E
842 m (2,762 ft)
Length15 km (9.3 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee River,
Murray–Darling basin
National parkNamadgi


The river rises in the southern ranges of Namadgi National Park, south of Canberra, with flow generated by runoff and melting snow during spring from the Snowy Mountains. The river flows generally south-east, joined by one minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Gudgenby River, south of Tharwa; descending 159 metres (522 ft) over its 26-kilometre (16 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Orroral River, NSW". Bonzle.com. Retrieved 16 February 2013.

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