Lake Burbury - TAS

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -42.12309 145.65876
DMS: 42º 07' 23.12" S 145º 39' 31.51" E
UTM: 55 G 5335687mN 389135mE
Altitude: 259.84m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

161.35kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 243 km (3 hours 7 mins)
482.13kms South of Melbourne - Driving 683 km (23 hours 22 mins)

Address & Contact

7468
Phone: (03) 6471 251
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/attraction/lakeburbury

Information

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At Lake Burbury is man made, with its waters held back by the Crotty Dam on the King River. Built by Tasmanian Hydro Electric Corporation, it supplies the John Butters Hydro Electric power station.

It is a popular fishing water and is conveniently just 15 minutes east of Queenstown. In its waters you can fish for the legendary Tasmanian wild trout with both brown and rainbow varieties available.

It is named after Stanley Burbury, the first Australian-born Governor of Tasmania.

There are boat launching, picnic and barbecue facilities.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Strahan at 03/12:00am EDT
Distance from Lake Burbury 30.53km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
11.6°C7.1°C70%6.3°C1021.7hPa0.0mmWNW19km/hr
10knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Strahan Aerodrome
Distance from Lake Burbury 30.53km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C20.721.119.416.714.212.612.213.114.316.117.919.7
Mean Min. °C10.710.89.78.47.45.55.15.86.27.38.39.6
Mean Rain mm85.863.8103.6114.1144.3152.1170.5173.8156.3117.595.693.9

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