Barren Grounds Nature Reserve - NSW

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DEG: -34.692402 150.722992
DMS: 34º 41' 32.65" S 150º 43' 22.77" E
UTM: 56 H 6158708mN 291425mE
Altitude: 578.85m


Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves


102.32kms SouthWest of Sydney - Driving 131 km (1 hour 52 mins)
158.84kms NorthEast of Canberra - Driving 200 km (2 hours 16 mins)
955.59kms North of Hobart - Driving 1525 km (1 day 7 hours)

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Barren Grounds NSW
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This heathland plateau is a mass of wildflowers in spring and is particularly suited to birdwatching. A range of walks offer magnificent views of the Illawarra coastline and surrounding countryside.
There are several walking tracks, ranging from an easy 1.5 km to a more demanding 9 km. School education programs can be conducted on request.
Access 110 km south-west of Sydney, 20 km west of Kiama, and 12 km east of Robertson off Jamberoo Mountain Road. Contact NPWS at Fitzroy Falls, phone 4887 7270
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Closest Weather Station

Kiama at 18/05:00am EST
Distance from Barren Grounds Nature Reserve 13.33km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Albion Park (Wollongong Airport)
Distance from Barren Grounds Nature Reserve 15.55km NE
Mean Max. °C26.826.325.223.120.318.217.518.921.422.723.725.5
Mean Min. °C16.717.215.311.
Mean Rain mm63.5146.7101.067.767.872.463.630.542.979.887.266.4

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