Piccaninny Creek, Spring Creek Tk - WA

Walk Track 

Position

DEG: -17.504944 128.380661
DMS: 17º 30' 17.8" S 128º 22' 50.38" E
UTM: 52 K 8064477mN 434254mE
Altitude: 243.67m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Walk Track

Location

617.8kms SouthWest of Darwin

Address & Contact

Purnululu National Park
Western Australia
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Information

Piccaninny Creek carpark is the starting point for 3 great walks within Purnululu National Park.

Domes Trail: A short circuit trail of 1km that winds around a cluster of beehive formations. Easy walking, allow 30minutes.

Cathedral Gorge: Take the left branch off the Piccaninny Gorge trail as signed for an easy - moderate walk of 3km return. Allow 2 hours. This walk is one of the major highlights of a visit to the Bungle Bungles taking in a walk along open bedrock of the Piccaninny Creek and then spectacular walking and scrambling over rocks as you enter a cavern with a natural amphitheatre and water hole with white sand.

Piccaninny Gorge: An extensive walk of 30km return (2-3 days) or a 14km return walk part-way to "The Elbow". Piccaninny Gorge is the largest gorge in Purnululu National park. Sheer side cliffs, and numerous waterholes and lush vegetation make this a spectacular walk for the experienced, fit and well prepared hiker. Carry in own camping gear, water and food for this overnight hike and advise Park Rangers of your intentions.

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Closest Weather Station

Argyle at 21/09:30pm WST
Distance from Piccaninny Creek, Spring Creek Tk 96.62km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
30.0°C28.4°C26%8.9°C1011.1hPa0.0mmSE7km/hr
4knots
9km/hr
5knots

Closest Climatic Station

Warmun
Distance from Piccaninny Creek, Spring Creek Tk 57.07km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.336.135.835.132.229.429.532.336.138.639.338.4
Mean Min. °C24.824.423.220.617.213.612.614.919.423.024.925.1
Mean Rain mm178.7174.8121.025.310.46.25.41.34.623.660.3115.2

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