Paddys River (Southern Highlands, New South Wales)

The Paddys River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Patricks River[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Highlands
Local government areaWingecarribee
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceReedy Creek and Munros Gully
  locationwest of Bundanoon
Mouthconfluence with the Wollondilly River
west of Cayonleigh
Length32 km (20 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment

Course and features

Formed by the confluence of Reedy Creek and Munros Gully, the Paddys River rises west of Bundanoon, and flows generally west northwest, before reaching its confluence with the Wollondilly River west of the locality of Cayonleigh. The course of the river is 32 kilometres (20 mi).[1]

The Hume Freeway crosses the river near the locality of Paddys River.

See also


  1. "Paddys River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 April 2013.

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