Waterfalls Reserve, Mannum

Where is it?: The waterfalls are 10km SW of Mannum off the Mannum – Murray Bridge Road.

Owner: Crown Land managed by Mid Murray Council

Property summary: Total area c. 60 hectares. Hundred of Finnis – Sections 532, 533 and 7221.

Landscape Management Region: Murraylands and Riverland

History: On the 10 December 1964 the Crown Lands were dedicate as a recreation area under the care, control and management by the District Council of Mannum2.

Habitat: There are River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) along Reedy Creek with Common Reed (Phragmites australis). The area is covered with large granite boulders.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 109 (non-passerines 58, passerines 51)

Common Species:  White-browed Babbler, Peaceful Dove, Red-rumped Parrot, Crested Pigeon, Australian Magpie, Willie Wagtail

Less Common Species: Great Cormorant, Black-fronted Dotterel, Purple-backed Fairywren, Diamond Firetail, Purple-crowned Lorikeet, Hooded Robin


 1 Mid Murray Council (2007). Community Lands Management Plan. [pp. 183-184].  

 2 Government of South Australia (1993). The South Australian Government Gazette. 52: 1003. (11 November 1993). Crown Lands Act, 1929-1960: Hundred of Finniss—Recreation Reserves Dedicated.  

Updated: 25/07/2021

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