Summary: Boomerang Cave (Apple Tree Bay) has white stencils of four hands, a boomerang and a hafted axe

Above the Berowra Track near Apple Tree Bay is the Boomerang Cave, which is ten metres in length and about two metres high. In front of the shelter is a large midden (consisting of Sydney rock oyster, edible mussel and hercules club whelk shells).

AWAT9864 LR Boomerang Cave (Apple Tree Bay)

Within the shelter are four white hand stencils and a white boomerang stencil.

An additonal hafted axe stencil was recorded by Collette Douchkov, which was not on the original site recording.

hafted axe stencil LR Boomerang Cave (Apple Tree Bay)
Source: Collette Douchkov

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