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Amazing

Took a drive out here to see the Aboriginal art. I didn't expect to be so emotionally overwhelmed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zaunerdeville
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Melbourne, Australia
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Back in time

A 32k diversion off the highway from Cobar to Broken Hill! Dirt road but mostly (there are one or... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
Dollybeach
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Newcastle, Australia
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over 1000 Aboriginal rock images.
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67 kms off Barrier Hwy, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a drive out here to see the Aboriginal art. I didn't expect to be so emotionally overwhelmed by what I saw. Seeing some of the oldest art in this country is breathtaking, and the surrounding landscape is not to be missed. Definitely recommend everyone...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

A 32k diversion off the highway from Cobar to Broken Hill! Dirt road but mostly (there are one or two rough spots) a good road. We saw lots of kangaroos and wild goats. Countryside is in worst drought but there area few “belts” or zones...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

An interesting drive from Cobar to the Mt Grenfell Historical Site as lots of goats on the road - all very road-savvy though. Although the three art sites are only 500m from the car park we took water (just in case). Well worth the walk.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Maggie B
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Indigenous paintings, awesome views and some surprise sites to see on the walkabout track to the top of Mt Grenfell. Worth the drive off the highway. Good road mostly. Dunnies and picnic area at carpark.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Beth C
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We were really impressed with this site. If you have the right vehicle to get there on the rough dirt roads, an interest in indigenous art, are reasonably fit and enjoy bushwalking - this is the place for you! Two of the three rock art...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank KristineR985
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Visited the area very early morning, had a great time walking around. Early or late walks are nice and avoiding mid day heat is best. Spotted lots of "friendly" wild life and kept an eye out for the "unfriendly" as warned. Being able to camp...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Interesting. Long drive on unsealed road - avoid driving it at dusk as there were lots of kangaroos. More interpretations of the art work would be helpful. Landscape was quite beautiful and distinctive; very different to surrounding area. Good facilities, and well marked walking trail.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RobYoungAust
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a lovely place with beaut short walk to several aAboriginal rock shelter art sites or the longer wlk up hthe ridge past these is lovely and easy to do as well . It had great views . The pic nig area is good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MartyDownunder
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Take some time to explore and do the walking trails/tracks and take in the scenery, make sure you take plenty of water. The paintings are a short walk from the entrance area.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank sonyahorne
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

After a good drive along dirt road for 30km you come to the best example of rock art I have seen. It is very accessible 200m walk from a gravel carpark to the three art caves/walls. There is a dry creek bed which had some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from KristineR985 | Reviewed this property |
There is 30 kms of dirt road from the highway and it’s a bit rough on the last few kilometres at the Mt Grenfell end. Best if you have a 4 wheel drive or all wheel drive vehicle, but might be manageable with careful driving... More
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