Burke & Wills Roadhouse - QLD

  Roadhouse

Position

DEG: -19.22748 140.346802
DMS: 19º 13' 38.93" S 140º 20' 48.49" E
UTM: 54 K 7873873mN 431344mE
Altitude: 75m

Description

Address & Contact

Matilda Highway
Threeways
Phone: (07) 4742 5909
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.bing.com/maps?&ty=18&q=Burke%20And%20Wills%20Roadhouse%20Julia%20Creek%20Queensland&ss=ypid.YN3724x16796209081743638478&ppois=-20.65765953

Information

Burke and Wills Roadhouse is a welcome sight and a good spot to stop. It’s a long way between facilities in this neck of the woods!

The roadhouse, situated at The Threeways, is just as welcome for travellers coming from Julia Creek or Burketown. It’s actually right on the route taken by the intrepid explorers Burke and Wills, hence its name. If you’re in a hurry, you can drop in to fuel up, grab a drink and order takeaways.

If you like a more relaxed stopover, have a meal at the licensed roadhouse, park your van or book into the accommodation.
The Burke and Wills is open from about 5.30am until around midnight seven days a week. The restaurant is open until 9.00pm, but even if you arrive later the staff will organise a snack or a fresh sandwich. The bar is open until midnight. While you’re there, browse through the souvenirs.

From the Threeways, you can turn off the highway and head for Gregory Downs for a bit of fishing or to go on to Lawn Hill at the Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park for a couple of days of nature appreciation. Conventional vehicles can traverse these roads in good weather.

If you’re staying on the Matilda Way, the next stop is Normanton.
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Closest Weather Station

Cloncurry at 11/09:00am EST
Distance from Burke & Wills Roadhouse 160.74km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
34.4°C31.4°C33%15.8°C1009.9hPa0.0mmN26km/hr
14knots
35km/hr
19knots

Closest Climatic Station

Cloncurry Airport
Distance from Burke & Wills Roadhouse 160.74km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.536.135.433.429.226.226.128.833.136.237.738.5
Mean Min. °C24.624.222.419.815.111.210.312.116.520.223.024.7
Mean Rain mm182.2102.777.719.57.56.72.23.36.621.232.882.0

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