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Serendipity

Our drive interstate ends up at Avon Dam, Amazingly close to the freeway, the road leads directly... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
NoquBula
via mobile
Very peaceful

The whole area is lovely. Went down to the wall and had a picnic on Anzac Day. Amenities are... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Carol T
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Bargo, New South Wales, Australia
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Avon Dam Road, Bargo, New South Wales 2754, Australia
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Our drive interstate ends up at Avon Dam, Amazingly close to the freeway, the road leads directly to the two main Dams. Nepean Dam was closed, hence we drove down the winyding road to the Avon damn. The point of no return, the one way...More

1  Thank NoquBula
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The whole area is lovely. Went down to the wall and had a picnic on Anzac Day. Amenities are excellent, plenty of tables and seats. Lovely views

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Traveling along Avon Dam Road you keep going straight ahead rather than taking the right fork to go to Nepean dam. The road narrows off and you go up and down hill for quote some distance before coming to a tiny one lane bridge and...More

Thank Bonester
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The dam is very attractive, both the dam wall itself and the lake. There are 2 picnic areas, we went to the one near the dam wall. The upper picnic area is closed off bu the lower picnic area is fine. There are some old...More

1  Thank WazzaM60
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Not as big as nearby Nepean Dam but worth visiting both. Avon gets fewer visitors and has quiet picnic areas - the upper one has the usual facilities and glimpses of the lake, the main lower one may be getting reconstructed but there could be...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We travelled with a group of motorcyclists and visited Cordeaux Dam prior to visiting the Avon Dam. The ride into the dam seemed to go forever but the great thing is that you can ride or drive right to the wall and park so close....More

1  Thank FunkSoulBro1
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stopped here for a look, there is a lot of information about the construction of the dam attached to the wall. There are numerous picnic spots available to relax in and enjoy the area.

Thank Aussie2406
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great place to visit and understand the role that locally we have on the Water supply. Great to visit at various times of the year to see the seasons change

Thank Storybook A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Loved our visit here. Took my elderly father for a drive from Sydney & found our way to Avon Dam. Narrow, windy road in but well worth the drive. A great picnic area & easy access & parking to the dam wall (even in a...More

Thank MaxGreen133
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very clean & tidy areas, good BBQ's play areas, great views & interesting walks. Plenty of information at dam walls with.

Thank Daryl M
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