Summary: Shelter with a single Aboriginal charcoal drawing in Taffys Gully.

Below the track to Taffys Rock in the gully is a low but deep shelter, which contains some Aboriginal cave art.

AWAT2544 LR Taffys Gully Shelter

Originally documented by Campbell in 1899, the art looks like a stingray; although the charcoal painting is still quite distinct, it’s hard to determine what it represents.

AWAT2547 LR Taffys Gully Shelter
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