Jacks Waterhole - WA

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  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -15.81908 127.41756
DMS: 15º 49' 8.69" S 127º 25' 3.2" E
UTM: 52 L 8250439mN 330522mE
Altitude: 214.8m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

524.91kms SouthWest of Darwin - Driving 1003 km (11 hours 56 mins)

Address & Contact

Durack WA
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Information



‘Jack’ (Campbell) had been a horseman for over 30 years on the Durack Station until the 1950s. In 1978 the Durack Station was amalgamated with the Home Valley and Karunjie stations and the new owner redeveloped the waterhole area into a campsite with hot showers (via a large boiler) and (water flush) toilets.

Facilities were washed away when the Durack River flooded in 2002. These facilities have never been rebuilt.

This area is no longer open to the public and is now only accessible via Home Valley Station who run tours that visit Jack’s Waterhole.

Home Valley Station was once a working cattle station but is now a tourism destination and Indigenous training facility. It is managed by Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia a subsidiary of the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC). The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) purchased Home Valley Station along with Karunjie Station and Durack River Station on behalf of the Balanggarra people (Home Valley Station) and the Nyaliga people (Karunjie and Durack River Stations) of the East Kimberley, who are the traditional owners.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Wyndham Airport at 09/04:00am WST
Distance from Jacks Waterhole 85.59km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
25.1°C28.4°C89%23.2°C1007.2hPa26.8mmNW11km/hr
6knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Wyndham
Distance from Jacks Waterhole 84.17km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.936.035.935.833.531.031.233.536.738.839.438.1
Mean Min. °C26.325.925.423.620.617.516.918.822.825.727.127.0
Mean Rain mm184.9204.3161.436.08.43.93.10.04.022.854.7151.0

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