Sofala: Turon River camps - NSW

  Camp Free

Position

DEG: -33.095551 149.732193
DMS: 33º 05' 43.98" S 149º 43' 55.89" E
UTM: 55 H 6334799mN 754994mE
Altitude: 601.72m

Description

Address & Contact

Turon River
New South Wales 2795
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Information

Sofala has three camp grounds. They are all free of charge. This one as plotted on the map is 7 km east of Sofala, on the left just before you cross the Turon River. It has toilets and rubbish bins. Others are closer to town but are bush camps with no facilities. Wonderful place to camp beside the river or join others on the higher grounds. Weekends it gets busy. 1987 was a big flood and washed away the old camp ground. So if you have a caravan its best to stay on higher grounds.
Up higher you can charge your batteries with solar anyway. The locals are very friendly and take you on a metal detecting tour with your own detector. You meet them in the pub. And for a cold beer they show you around. Relax or pan some gold in the Turon River. The water is cold but clear. Plenty of fire wood around and a few museums to visit.
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Closest Weather Station

Bathurst Airport at 12/11:30am EST
Distance from Sofala: Turon River camps 35.91km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.3°C9.2°C47%1.3°C1019.1hPa0.0mmSW7km/hr
4knots
11km/hr
6knots

Closest Climatic Station

Bathurst Airport Aws
Distance from Sofala: Turon River camps 35.91km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.527.224.520.616.312.511.813.817.020.023.426.2
Mean Min. °C13.613.510.46.23.01.90.91.23.76.19.411.4
Mean Rain mm60.762.552.929.534.438.843.139.748.157.467.575.4

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