McGowan Island - WA

  Camp Fee

Position

DEG: -14.1457 126.648
DMS: 14º 08' 44.52" S 126º 38' 52.81" E
UTM: 52 L 8434886mN 246103mE
Altitude: 1.15m

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: http://www.mcgowanisland.com.au

Information

A beautiful flat area for campers, although quite exposed along a very pretty beach. Very basic facilities (non heated showers) are available at McGowan camping area and fees apply.
Excellent drinking water available.
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.

Various tours, such as fishing & crabbing are also available at Honeymoon Bay , for visitors without their own boat.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Kalumburu at 27/09:00am WST
Distance from McGowan Island 16.75km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
32.1°C35.0°C51%20.7°C1011.5hPa0.0mmW6km/hr
3knots
13km/hr
7knots

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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