Dhurrawarri Buranya Walk
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: London Bridge Arch

  • End: London Bridge Arch

  • Closest Town: Queanbeyan

  • Location: Googong Foreshores

  • Distance from state capital: 36km

  • State: ACT

Summary

This walk starts and ends at London Bridge Arch. Follow the Queanbeyan River Walk branching off towards Washpen Crossing then north along the Queanbeyan River. Climb up a rocky, wooded ridge then down to the junction of the Queanbeyan River and Burra Creek. The return track follows the remains of an old boundary and ‘vermin proof’ fence along the ridge. If the river is low it may be possible to cross over the nearby Drawdown Crossing and return along the fire trail.

Getting there

This walk starts and ends at London Bridge Arch. Follow the Queanbeyan River Walk branching off towards Washpen Crossing then north along the Queanbeyan River. Climb up a rocky, wooded ridge then down to the junction of the Queanbeyan River and Burra Creek. The return track follows the remains of an old boundary and ‘vermin proof’ fence along the ridge. If the river is low it may be possible to cross over the nearby Drawdown Crossing and return along the fire trail.

About the region

Googong Foreshores

Located 10 kilometres south of Queanbeyan, Googong Foreshores is a great place to observe wildlife and go canoeing, fishing and mountain biking. It also has a fascinating historic homestead and London Bridge Arch. The entire Foreshores area is a Wildlife Refuge.

Whether you like picnicking, birdwatching, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, enjoy sailing and fishing or delving into history – at Googong there’s something for everyone.

In the north of Googong Foreshores is the Googong Dam with lookouts, walking trails, BBQ and boating facilities. To the south off Burra Road, the historic London Bridge Homestead beckons visitors to explore the history of farming and settlement in the area. A remarkable natural feature in this area is London Bridge Arch which formed over thousands of years.


For more information, a location map and facilities please visit the ACT Government Information Portal.