Burketown to Booroloola

Submitted: Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 09:08
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We intend to travel on this highway In the near future. Can anyone advise on the road condition. IS it suitable for towing a standard 17 ft Caravan? Has there been any rain in this part of Auataralai ?thanks
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Reply By: Member - Alan H (QLD) - Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:05

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:05
There are some stretches of bitumen. Between Hells Gate and Booroloola there are some wet crossings so be sure to check for recent rain and stream rises.

Alan
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Reply By: Member - Bigfish - Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:06

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:06
Had a mate just come through from Darwin. Road is good. Just drive accordingly and most of all...carry 2 spares, have wheel bearings greased and ensure to alter tyre pressures to suit. Rain wont be a factor.

cheers
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Reply By: Member - kimberleybloke - Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 19:38

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 19:38
Came through that way on Tue/Wed, road is generally good, water levels in river crossings are low, there was no rain or wet spots any where, others were towing vans in both directions seemingly without problems. I towed an off road camper across with no problems. There was a local from a station towing a very old van of around 17 foot across and I saw him again after Heartbreak Hotel so he did OK. As others have said just drive to conditions as you find them.

Cheers, Mark.
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