Nundle — Chaffey Dam

Nundle Road

Chaffey Dam

Swimming, National Park, Reserves

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Chaffey Dam in Nundle, NSW, Australia

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Days closed include: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day


Chaffey Dam provides valuable public recreation in an attractive setting in the Peel Valley. Water sports such as swimming, sailing, boating and fishing are popular activities on the lake. There are beautiful parks and reserves around the dam where bushwalking and picnicking can be enjoyed. Camp sites are provided at the Chaffey Dam Camping Reserve and Bowling Alley Point Recreation Reserve. Barbecue and toilet facilities are provided.

The dam supports an interesting variety of wildlife. Fish found there include yellowbelly, trout and catfish, while waterbirds such as pelicans, plovers, cormorants, ibis and wild duck grace the surface and banks of the dam.

No skiing or power boats allowed on the dam.

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