Barcaldine South Rest Area - QLD

 

Position

DEG: -23.800278 145.309448
DMS: 23º 48' 1" S 145º 18' 34.01" E
UTM: 55 K 7366860mN 327771mE
Altitude: 283.37m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Free

Location

835.82kms South of Daintree - Driving 1113 km (14 hours 27 mins)
874.7kms NorthWest of Brisbane - Driving 1041 km (11 hours 33 mins)

Address & Contact

Landsborough Hwy
Patrick QLD 4725
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This is a combined truck stop and rest area, where camping is permitted and the facilities are good, particularly in dry weather. Care is required if weather is wet.

A long drop toilet by the side of the road appears to be cleaned periodically but don't bet on finding toilet paper.

The camping area is partly screened from the road, and from road noise, by trees behind which there is room for a substantial number of campers. An open area nearer to the road leads to spaces among the trees where shade is available and fire wood within a short walk.

Road noise is subdued due to the distance between the carriage way and the camping area..

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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Barcaldine Post Office
Distance from Barcaldine South Rest Area 27.41km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C35.634.533.230.026.022.822.624.928.732.234.535.7
Mean Min. °C23.122.620.816.712.39.07.99.413.317.420.322.2
Mean Rain mm86.578.060.036.330.624.322.815.816.028.940.164.1

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