Summary: The Corroborree Cave has five men drawn in red ochre, depicted as if dancing in a corroborree.

Unlike the nearby Boomerang Headed Men Cave, the Corroborree Cave is smaller, and much better protected from the elements.

AWAT0275 LR Corroborree Cave

The shelter is named after a series of five men, painted in red ochre, which were described as being “in dancing corroborree attitude”. They are somewhat weathered, although most of the outlines of the men can still be recognised.

AWAT0269 LR Corroborree CaveAWAT0269 LR lre Corroborree Cave

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Red Hands Cave, Glenbrook (Blue Mountains)
The Blue Mountains National Park (and surrounding areas along the Great Western Highway) is thought to have over a thousand indigenous heritage sites, although much of the park has not been comprehensively surveyed. The Aboriginal rock sites in the Blue Mountains include grinding grooves, stensils, drawing and rock carvings.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.