Prison Boab Tree - Wyndham - WA

Historic and Landmark Trees Point of Interest


DEG: -15.67526 128.085403
DMS: 15º 40' 30.93" S 128º 05' 7.45" E
UTM: 52 L 8266774mN 401986mE
Altitude: 20m


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Wyndham Karunjie Rd
Durack WA 6743
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Located off the King River Road 35 km south of Wyndham, the access track leads to a popular tourist spot signed the Prison Boab Tree. As the name indicates it used to serve as an overnight lock up for prisoners en-route to Wyndham with a police escort. The tree has a circumference of 14.7 metres and is estimated to be between 2000 and 4000 years old. Worth a look.

This old Boab records a similar recent history - a century ago - to the Police Tree near Derby.

There is a toilet and picnic sheds and if you wish to have lunch there stay clear of the nearby creek, you will find the odd croc.

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Closest Weather Station

Wyndham Airport at 16/01:00pm WST
Distance from Prison Boab Tree - Wyndham 19.63km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Wyndham Aero
Distance from Prison Boab Tree - Wyndham 19.63km N
Mean Max. °C36.435.635.436.533.830.831.733.837.639.239.938.0
Mean Min. °C26.225.825.523.418.915.
Mean Rain mm189.7216.6155.

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