Summary: A large whale, two fish and three kangaroos across three adjacent rock platforms near Woy Woy Road.

Not far from Woy Woy Road, between the Bulgandry Aboriginal Site and Bulgandry 2 are three small engraving sites.


The first has a whale on a large outcrop.

This engraving was documented by both W.D. Campbell (Plate 27, Fig 6) and later by Ian Sim (Group 163, Series 1). The carving is quite worn, and the lower fin is no longer visible.

Fish and Kangaroo

Nearby and on the same rock are two fish and a leaping kangaroo. These were not documented by Campbell, but later covered by Sim (Group 163, Series 2).

The large fish is very faint.

The kangaroo – which takes up most of a small rock adjoining the main platform – is quite distinct.

The rock platform also has a modern or European carving.

Two Wallabies

Nearby and in thick scrub are a pair of wallabies (Sim Group 163, Series 3).

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
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.