Monday, May 2, 2011

GINNINDERRA FALLS AS TOURIST RESORT


Located to the north of Canberra in Belconnen the Ginninderra Creek runs through a dramatic gorge with a 40 meter drop and then through a series of spectacular waterfalls. The falls were recognized in the 1930's as a possible tourist asset for the capital. Unfortunately the costs were deemed to be too great.

The Ginninderra Falls were once a popular swimming spot (on private land) now closed to the public I believe because of public liability concerns. Shame really...

The Canberra Times - 17 February 1931



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