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Great location for a visit

So peaceful here, worth the visit wander around and enjoy the beauty here, good location for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southcoast_3
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Wollongong, Australia
GREAT DETOUR ON A TRIP BACK FROM WOLLONGONG

decided to detour in and visit both cataract dam and cordeaux dams on a trip back from wollongong... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
robert s
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great location for a visit”
6 Aug 2018
“GREAT DETOUR ON A TRIP BACK FROM WOLLONGONG”
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Cataract Dam Road, Appin, New South Wales 2560, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So peaceful here, worth the visit wander around and enjoy the beauty here, good location for a packed picnic and great place to take visitors

Thank Southcoast_3
Reviewed 7 August 2018

decided to detour in and visit both cataract dam and cordeaux dams on a trip back from wollongong. what a great piece of history and a fantastic old piece of engineering. plenty of details to read.well worth the detour

1  Thank robert s
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Due to being bumped to a later flight I had some spare time so thought I would have a look at this. OK< it's not right on the way back from Wollongong to Sydney but it's not much of a deviation and if you are...More

Thank Bonester
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The first of the Upper Nepean dams (1902), Cataract has parapets along the wall making for good pics. The downstream side has a great water jet. The picnic areas at the top are good, with facilities, but have only glimpses of the lake. You can...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Despite a rather uninviting name, this is truly a lovely place to visit! Wide open body and awe-inspiring dam that would captivate you the moment you reach your destination. Not difficult to get to. Waze and Google Maps will accurately get you to the spot....More

2  Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Built in 1908, this structure is an amazing example of early Australia engineering. It's a short drive off Appin Road with picnic grounds and play equipment nearby. You can walk across the dam and get up close to the sandstone block construction. This was a...More

1  Thank Didge432
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Good place for Picnics and BBQ. Dam has a very a old building on the dam wall which is made out of sandstone and is very nice. Great view on both sides of river. We also seen fish close to the wall just going on...More

2  Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The park facilities and amenities are more than sufficient. Bbq's and shelters were available. The wall is an easy stroll with great views

1  Thank Neville B
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a nice place for family fun. It has 2 parts. 1. Dam itself. it provides a beautiful view and great experience. As you are allowed to walk on the Dam wall all the way till the end, the experience is amazing. 2. Picnic...More

2  Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Very busy here on Good Friday- we were early and nabbed a big table in a hut and these all filled quickly. Lots of grounds for kids to run around. We set up badminton, had a picnic and Easter egg hunt. It is a really...More

1  Thank Danlover1000
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