Mornington Wilderness Camp - WA

  Camp Fee

Position

DEG: -17.510481 126.110573
DMS: 17º 30' 37.73" S 126º 06' 38.06" E
UTM: 52 K 8061642mN 193178mE
Altitude: 201.46m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Fee

Location

755.53kms SouthWest of Darwin

Address & Contact

Mornington Rd
King Leopold Ranges WA 6728
Phone: 08 9191 7406
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Located in the heart of the Kimberley, Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary covers more than 3,000 km2 of spectacular gorges and tropical savannah dominated by the Fitzroy River and King Leopold Ranges. Owned and managed by the non-profit Australian Wildlife Conservancy, Mornington Wilderness Camp provides a comfortable base from which to explore this remarkable sanctuary. It is a naturalist’s paradise, providing refuge for over 200 species of birds and a diverse range of other wildlife. All proceeds from the Wilderness Camp are dedicated to the conservation of wildlife in the Kimberley.

$25 per vehicle per visit - allows access to designated gorges at Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary and helps towards maintenance of our roads. Includes comprehensive interpretive notes for self guided nature trails. Evening slideshow and talks by conservancy staff.

Camping fees in 2014 are $18.50 per adult per night
$8.00 per child per night (3-12years) Free of charge – 0-2 years

No pets, no generators, and no campfires. No fishing and no powered sites.

The Mornington Wilderness Camp has a shady, grassed creek-side campground. Flushing toilets, hot showers, bush restaurant and bar, visitor information area, access to Sir John Gorge and Dimond Gorge.
Website: http://www.australianwildlife.org/AWC-Sanctuaries/Mornington-Sanctuary.aspx
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Fitzroy Crossing at 21/01:00pm WST
Distance from Mornington Wilderness Camp 94.48km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
40.4°C38.2°C14%7.8°C1005.6hPa0.0mmSSE9km/hr
5knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Fitzroy Crossing Aero
Distance from Mornington Wilderness Camp 94.48km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.736.536.436.533.030.130.733.337.239.840.739.1
Mean Min. °C25.224.723.920.715.612.512.113.718.722.825.425.7
Mean Rain mm165.9173.8127.833.311.39.76.71.20.418.530.1122.6

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