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The Thomson River in south Victoria starts below Newlands at an elevation of 972m and ends at an elevation of 1.55m merging with the La Trobe River.
The Thomson River drops around 970m over its 170km length.
The Thomson River flows through Lake Thomson (494m) and Cowwarr Weir (71m) on its way to joining the La Trobe River.
13 creeks and rivers flow into the Thomson River. The five longest tributaries are: Macalister River, Aberfeldy River, Stony Creek, Jordan River and Rainbow Creek - click here for a full list of all 13 tributaries of the Thomson River.
The Thomson River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen atlantic salmon at Thomson River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Thomson River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Thomson River? What birds have you seen at Thomson River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
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Bonzle users have reported that Thomson River is a good place for fishing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Thomson River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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