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Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Further to the south this rocky coastal boundary gives way to sand dunes which extend south to Potter Point. Between and years ago as the sea level rose seagrass, salt marsh and mangroves developed and moved inland. Dagelet undertook calculations on map positions of Botany Bay and carried out astronomical observations which he later shared with Englishman William Dawes. The new arrivals quickly relocated to Sydney Harbour.

Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Cincinnati National Park

Sandy T wrote a review Feb Toongabbie, Australia contributions22 helpful votes Stunning coastal views – cliffs and ledges. Plenty of places to walk to. The bronze sculpture of the Humpback Whale with her calf is just stunning and I love the way it is positioned on the sandstone Kamay Botany Bay National Park platform.

The Aboriginal Canoes are also fabulous but I do worry how long they will last as when we were there one was already filled with sand. The other sculpture are bronze engraved rubs symbolic of an olden day ship. These sculptures were installed for the year anniversary of Captain Cooks landing. It is a wonderful addition to the beautiful park. On our return to the car park we walked up through the Aboriginal garden.

Unfortunately, the sound system was not working but the short walk is lovely. It has an excellent visitor’s centre – very informative.

Kamay 2020 commemorative installation

Wolves In Rocky Mountain National Park

The northern and southern headlands featuring Hawkesbury sandstone cliffs which were formed during the Triassic period , between and million years ago. In a tomb was erected over the site of his grave. On our return to the car park we walked up through the Aboriginal garden. Further south the Yuin people attributed their sightings of the Endeavour to ‘Gurung-gubba’ the pelican of their Dreamtime stories.