McGowan Island - WA

Camp Fee Toilets Showers Public Phone Laundry

Position

DEG: -14.145724 126.648407
DMS: 14º 08' 44.61" S 126º 38' 54.27" E
UTM: 52 L 8434884mN 246147mE
Altitude: 0m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Fee

Location

490.73kms SouthWest of Darwin

Address & Contact

Gibb River-Kalumburu Road
Drysdale River WA 6740
Phone: 08 91614748
Email: N/A
Web: www.mcgowanisland.com.au

Information

A beautiful flat area for campers, although quite exposed along a very pretty beach. Very basic facilities are available at McGowan camping area and fees apply.

Visitors arriving with their own boat will find easy access to the water but the available bounties must be worth it because this spot is very popular for fishing. Fishing, oysters and crabbing are within easy reach by dingy or off the rocks. Fuel is also available.

Various tours, such as fishing & crabbing are also available for visitors without their own boat. It is best to pre-book these if possible, or enquire on arrival for the next available tour. www.mcgowanisland.com.au

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Kalumburu at 22/01:00am WST
Distance from McGowan Island 16.75km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
22.6°C26.5°C87%20.3°C1010.4hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Kalumburu
Distance from McGowan Island 16.75km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.833.233.434.633.331.231.933.435.636.837.135.3
Mean Min. °C24.624.423.521.016.713.713.814.619.222.524.724.9
Mean Rain mm303.9308.7234.939.118.53.30.30.31.838.880.4235.8

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