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Hands on Rock

Cassilis Rd, Gulgong, New South Wales 2852, Australia
+61 2 6374 2691
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Visit after Drip Gorge

After visiting Drip Gorge you can visit the Hands on Rock. The hand paintings are visible but not... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
hourdy
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Sydney, Australia
Road washed out as of early august 2017

Road washed out as of early august 2017. A ute or other truck could pass. But not a normal road... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Halagonian1
via mobile
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“drip” (5 reviews)
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Cassilis Rd, Gulgong, New South Wales 2852, Australia
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+61 2 6374 2691
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

After visiting Drip Gorge you can visit the Hands on Rock. The hand paintings are visible but not very easy to see. We saw a large goanna climb a tree nearby, and I got also bitten by a bee so quite a memorable day on...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Road washed out as of early august 2017. A ute or other truck could pass. But not a normal road car. Had a picnic lunch nearby instead.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We had just walked through the wonderful Drip Gorge and noticed Hands on Rock being mentioned on the brochure we had picked up in Mudgee. The Hands on Rock is about 2 km further up the Ulan - Cassilis road. It is on the left...More

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

The walk from the car park to the cliff face with the hand paintings is about 600m (each way) over a fairly easy walking track. Once at the cliff you can see the aboriginal women’s and children’s hands stencilled on the protected rock face. According...More

Thank Julie C
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

It is a short walk from the car park and well worth 30mins of your time. The handprints are wearing away but are hugely important in acknowledging a time before white settlers. A beatiful site with magnificent historical importance so a must see if in...More

Thank familyoffiveonhols
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This site was an easy walk from the carpark and worth a visit, even as many of the handprints have worn away.

Thank homegal
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

The walk is quite short, but nice. I did it as a follow on from 'the drip' walk and would recommend others do the same to make it worth the longish drive out from Mudgee. You can still see the hands, but they are quite...More

Thank Alex H
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

This 1.2 km return walk leads to a rock face with hand stencils made by the local Wiradjuri people. The age of these stencils is unknown but they look old. The walk goes through bush with huge eucalyptus trees. It is an easy walk until...More

Thank Aussielins
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

An amazingly interesting place, I wish there had been a person there to actually talk about and explain the whole story of the site. I really loved being there.

Thank gleAustralia
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

The walk from the car park is 550 mtrs, the first 400 mtrs is level & easy however the last 100 mtrs is uphill and requires good footwear and reasonable level of fitness. The viewing platform at the top is good and provides an excellent...More

Thank WilliamWah
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