Catfish Waterhole - QLD



DEG: -15.06366 144.28473
DMS: 15º 03' 49.17" S 144º 17' 5.02" E
UTM: 55 L 8332834mN 208080mE
Altitude: 40.99m


Place Type

Geography - Lake,River,Creek


171.92kms NorthWest of Daintree - Driving 339 km (6 hours 13 mins)

Address & Contact

Catfish Waterhole
Queensland 4871
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A


This tree-lined waterhole is an oasis for wildlife during the harsh Cape York dry season. Escaping from the hotter and drier parts of the park, they congregate here for shelter and water.

Stop at the vantage points and see if a crocodile is cruising the water’s surface. Watch darters and little pied cormorants drying their wings and nankeen night-herons and white egrets hunting for food.

Breathe in the heady forest smells. These hardy trees need to withstand the force of floodwaters and the harsh conditions of the dry season. Look for pendulous red flowers of the freshwater mangrove interspersed with melaleucas, tea-trees and unique corypha palms.
iMapPlot Reference Image


Working on it...

Get Traveller App Get the ExplorOz Traveller App to download all ExplorOz Places for navigational use on your tablet, phone, iPad or laptop.
Download Place
Use this download for GPX, Hema Navigator and OziExplorer. Geo data only no map included.

TrekNotes Near This Place (1)



Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Catfish Waterhole 89.59km W
Mean Max. °C33.232.632.231.730.729.829.730.933.234.635.534.8
Mean Min. °C23.223.222.419.917.014.913.713.915.718.520.822.7
Mean Rain mm271.1295.2239.373.615.

Update History

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
Add Photos & Files
Alert Admin Open in Traveller App

Sponsored Links

Popular Products (9)