Undara Volcanic National Park - QLD

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -18.29204 144.615295
DMS: 18º 17' 31.34" S 144º 36' 55.06" E
UTM: 55 K 7975857mN 247909mE
Altitude: 802.94m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

238.04kms South of Daintree

Address & Contact

Undara Volcanic National Park
Queensland 4871
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The lava tubes were formed around 190,000 years ago following the eruption of a single shield volcano. The huge lava flows drained towards the sea, following the routes of ancient river beds, and as the lava cooled it formed a surface crust - just like skin on a cooling custard. The hot lava continued to flow through the centre of the tubes, eventually leaving these huge hollow basalt chambers.

The Undara Experience resort is located at the northern end of the park providing accommodation and tours.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Georgetown Airport at 03/12:00am EST
Distance from Undara Volcanic National Park 114.44km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
17.3°C14.8°C56%8.4°C1018.8hPa0.0mmS11km/hr
6knots
15km/hr
8knots

Closest Climatic Station

Cardwell Marine Pde
Distance from Undara Volcanic National Park 148.24km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.531.330.729.227.125.324.825.927.629.330.631.5
Mean Min. °C22.922.921.920.117.614.913.714.316.318.921.022.3
Mean Rain mm442.0464.0399.0208.294.446.631.329.438.854.6117.3195.3

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