Rowles Lagoon Conservation Park - WA

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -30.430153 120.863708
DMS: 30º 25' 48.55" S 120º 51' 49.35" E
UTM: 51 J 6631611mN 294831mE
Altitude: 404m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

505.71kms East of Perth - Driving 625 km (8 hours 38 mins)

Address & Contact

Ora Banda WA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Located 70km north of Coolgardie, via Coolgardie North Road through Kunanalling and Kintore, Rowles Lagoon is a a semi-permanent fresh water lake and although over 40 species of water birds can be found here, the lagoon is a gazetted water ski area and camping is allowed. Good facilities are provided including picnic shelters, picnic tables, concrete fire rings with hotplate and hook, and eco-toilets. A large information shelter near the boat launching area provides information about the 9 biodiversity zones of the Goldfields. 16 species of waterbird actually breed at the lagoon, the most noted being the Brown Freckled Duck. Other species include the Grey Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Whistling Kite, Little Eagle, Peregrine Falcon and Spotted Harrier.

The last major rain that filled the lagoon was a Cyclone in 2000. Water levels are currently below that necessary for waterskiing. Rowle's Lagoon Nature Reserve features a unique bird watching area, catering for a range of activities including camping and picnicing. Gazetted water ski area. The old boiler in the lagoon was once used to pump water to the Carbine Mine.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Kalgoorlie-Boulder at 31/09:30am WST
Distance from Rowles Lagoon Conservation Park 68.79km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.6°C20.7°C14%-2.3°C1010.9hPa0.0mmN24km/hr
13knots
33km/hr
18knots

Closest Climatic Station

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
Distance from Rowles Lagoon Conservation Park 68.79km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.732.129.525.220.717.516.718.622.225.829.032.0
Mean Min. °C18.317.816.012.68.76.25.05.68.011.114.116.6
Mean Rain mm24.131.326.020.626.228.325.021.014.115.318.016.3

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