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The Nepean River in east New South Wales starts below St Anthonys at an elevation of 766m and ends at an elevation of 1.88m merging with the Hawkesbury River.
The Nepean River drops around 764m over its 178km length.
The Nepean River flows through Lake Nepean (336m) on its way to joining the Hawkesbury River.
7 creeks and rivers flow into the Nepean River. The five longest tributaries are: Cordeaux River, Cataract River, Burke River, Erskine Creek and Warragamba River - click here for a full list of all 7 tributaries of the Nepean River.
The Nepean River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen australian bass, brown trout, carp, catfish, golden perch, macquarie perch, murray cod, murray crayfish, rainbow trout, redfin, river blackfish, short finned eel, silver perch, trout cod and yabbies at Nepean River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Nepean River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Nepean River? What birds have you seen at Nepean River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Nepean River include a boat ramp. Do you know of other facilities available at Nepean River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Nepean River is a good place for fishing and rafting. Do you know of other recreational activities at Nepean River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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