Yowaka River

Yowaka River, a perennial river of the Pambula River catchment, is located in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Yowaka River
Back Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth East Corner (IBRA), South Coast
Local government areaBega Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceBold Granite Range
  locationsoutheast of Wyndham
  elevation285 m (935 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Pambula River to form Pambula Lake
south of Pambula
0 m (0 ft)
Length22 km (14 mi)
Basin features
River systemTuross River catchment
  rightOld Hut Creek
ReservoirPambula Lake

Course and features

Yowaka River rises on the eastern slopes of the Bold Granite Range, southeast of Wyndham and flows generally south, east, and than northeast, joined by one minor tributary before reaching its confluence with the Pambula River within Pambula Lake. The river descends 290 metres (950 ft) over its 22 kilometres (14 mi) course.[2]

The Princes Highway crosses the river between Pambula and Eden.[2]

See also


  1. "Yowaka River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  2. "Map of Yowaka River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 April 2013.

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