Governors Waterhole - QLD

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DEG: -13.437924 142.313751
DMS: 13º 26' 16.53" S 142º 18' 49.5" E
UTM: 54 L 8514056mN 642222mE
Altitude: 51.89m


Address & Contact

Unnamed Road
Archer River QLD 4892
Phone: 13 74 68
Email: N/A


Campsite with no facilities in the Archer Bend section of the Oyala Thumotang National Park. Campers must buy an e-permit before arriving. Book online or phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68). Self-registration is not available and there is no mobile phone coverage on site.

Open woodland, max 5 vehicles and up to 12 people permitted at this site. Only suitable for tents or off-road camper trailers. Must be fully self sufficient. The region is the home of the Wik Mungkan, Southern Kaanju and Ayapathu Indigenous peoples. 4WD access is from the Peninsula Developmental Rd, 24 km north of Coen.
Closed Dec–Apr each year for the wet season.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply) in existing fireplaces only. Do not collect firewood from the park. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: generators that operate at a noise level less than 65dB(A) at 7m are permitted.
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Closest Weather Station

Coen Airport at 09/10:30am EST
Distance from Governors Waterhole 94km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Coen Airport
Distance from Governors Waterhole 94km SE
Mean Max. °C32.132.131.331.030.229.628.929.831.633.434.434.7
Mean Min. °C23.823.923.421.819.517.917.317.118.920.922.623.9
Mean Rain mm294.1268.1267.

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