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Davidson Whaling Station

Location: 35km South Of, Eden, NSW 2551

Constructed: 1896-1896


Discover a major industry of a by-gone era - whaling. The Davidson Whaling Station was one of the longest operating stations in Australia, run by three generations of the same family. Interpretative signs incorporating historic photographs and sketches have been installed around this site to explain the whaling operations. A viewing platform has been erected around the remains of the Try Works (the area where the whale blubber was boiled to extract the oil).


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Name of item: Davidson Whaling Station
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Maritime Industry
Category: Whaling Station
Location: 35km South Of, Eden, NSW 2551
Local Govt: Bega Valley
Constructed: 1896-1896
Current use: National Park
Former use: Whaling Station