Cable Bay Camp - QLD

Camp Fee Pets Allowed

Position

DEG: -10.720278 142.450272
DMS: 10º 43' 13" S 142º 27' 0.98" E
UTM: 54 L 8814576mN 658597mE
Altitude: 17.03m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Fee

Location

686.12kms NorthWest of Daintree - Driving 952 km (23 hours 16 mins)

Address & Contact

Bottom Crossing Rd
Punsand QLD 4876
Phone: 07 4069 1722
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Camp site so called Cable Bay because this is where the submarine cable from the OTL is exposed and enters the northern waters. Visitors will be able to see the junction box still remaining. This cable was Australia’s main link to the rest of the world during WW11. Campsite bookings and and payment to be organised through Punsand Bay camping resort. No facilities or amenities here but cheap beachfront camping on a beautiful stretch of sand. Sandy tracks to sites.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Horn Island at 23/12:00pm EST
Distance from Cable Bay Camp 23.12km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
29.8°C33.6°C74%24.7°C1010.2hPa1.0mmN13km/hr
7knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Horn Island
Distance from Cable Bay Camp 23.12km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.930.530.430.429.929.328.829.030.131.031.931.8
Mean Min. °C25.125.025.025.224.723.923.122.923.824.825.725.7
Mean Rain mm387.5467.0358.2228.071.315.88.35.56.316.949.1191.5

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