Fountain Springs Rest Area - QLD

  Rest Area,P-Bay,Day Use


DEG: -20.80027 139.996506
DMS: 20º 48' 0.97" S 139º 59' 47.42" E
UTM: 54 K 7699632mN 395566mE
Altitude: 339.03m


Place Type

Infrastructure - Rest Area,P-Bay,Day Use


754.51kms SouthWest of Daintree - Driving 1298 km (14 hours 38 mins)

Address & Contact

Barkly Hwy
Cloncurry QLD 4824
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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This is a very popular overnight Rest Area on the Barkly Hwy during the tourist season. Located 60km from the Mount Isa K Mart, and 60.8km from the Cloncurry Shell Service Station.

The Fountain Springs are not located at this rest area.Across the Hwy is the turnoff onto Fountain Springs road and travel for 27 km to reach this beautiful permanent spring - a popular swimming and picnic area.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Mount Isa Aero
Distance from Fountain Springs Rest Area 54.62km W
Mean Max. °C36.335.334.231.827.824.824.727.331.234.636.437.1
Mean Min. °C23.723.421.718.413.89.98.610.214.218.521.423.0
Mean Rain mm116.4101.364.915.

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