A water-monster of the Tharawal and Gandangara people. It was believed to reside in deep waterholes. The Gurungaty would drown and eat strangers, but would not harm its own people.



  • Matthews, R. H. "Ethnological Notes on the Aboriginal Tribes of New South Wales and Victoria," in Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Vol. xxxviii (1904).