Piccaninnie Pond - SA

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Position

DEG: -38.047557 140.943351
DMS: 38º 02' 51.21" S 140º 56' 36.04" E
UTM: 54 H 5788907mN 495030mE
Altitude: 4m

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Address & Contact

Piccaninnie Ponds Rd
Wye SA 5291
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/parks/piccaninnie-ponds-conservation-park

Information

Piccanin­nie Ponds Con­ser­va­tion Park is locat­ed 32km south east of Mount Gam­bier or 482km south east of Ade­laide. Access is via Piccanin­nie Ponds Road.

Piccanin­nie Ponds is a pop­u­lar site for both snorkelling and cave div­ing. It con­tains three main fea­tures of inter­est to cave divers.

The First Pond — an open depres­sion about 10m deep with a silt floor and much aquat­ic life.
The Chasm — a sink­hole over 100m deep
The Cathe­dral — an enclosed area with lime­stone for­ma­tions and a depth of about 35m.
Under­wa­ter vis­i­bil­i­ty is excel­lent and may exceed 40m.

Snorkelling and cave div­ing at Piccanin­nie Ponds is by per­mit only and must be booked online before arrival.

See permit conditions and application details on weblink provided.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Dartmoor at 16/11:00pm EST
Distance from Piccaninnie Pond 31.14km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
10.8°C9.6°C97%10.3°C1014.1hPa5.6mmSW7km/hr
4knots
9km/hr
5knots

Closest Climatic Station

Mount Gambier Aero
Distance from Piccaninnie Pond 36.52km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C25.225.223.119.516.113.813.214.115.817.920.422.9
Mean Min. °C11.111.710.58.77.35.75.25.56.37.18.49.9
Mean Rain mm27.026.035.354.770.183.599.095.472.661.146.838.7

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