The village is located on a hill with
wonderful views over Mumbulla Mountain and surrounds with a
that was once officially known as Mumbulla Creek. However
this creek, usually dry was unofficially renamed Dry River by
the locals and the name has stuck fast. Much like the
blackberries that grow in and along the creek beds.
has a general store that operates as a Post Office, petrol
station, newsagent, Commonwealth Bank, and local meeting
place. Along the main street which used to be the
Princess Hwy until a bypass was constructed back in the early
70's is the Quaama School of Arts. Built in 1902
this wonderful historic weatherboard building is still used for
many functions and remains an important meeting place for
the local community to gather and celebrate.
probably the smallest settlement on the
Sapphire Coast, with
a public school, general store, church, cemetery, bush fire
brigade, and a sense of community not found in most other
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