The Caravan (Mullaroo Creek) - VIC

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -34.122269 141.134506
DMS: 34º 07' 20.17" S 141º 08' 4.22" E
UTM: 54 H 6224279mN 512404mE
Altitude: 31m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

249.41kms East of Adelaide - Driving 294 km (4 hours 6 mins)
535.67kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 649 km (7 hours 30 mins)
743.82kms West of Canberra - Driving 909 km (10 hours 7 mins)

Address & Contact

Murray-sunset National Park
Victoria
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This section of Mullaroo Creek has acquired the name "The Caravan" for good reasons. Well over 40 years ago before Lindsay Island became part of the Murray-Sunset National Park, this was a very remote part of Victoria that saw very few people venture and make the long trip into this area. Having purchased a second hand tent from some people that needed money urgently to get back to New Zealand, Geoff and Dot Dempsey from Renmark set out for their favourite fishing spot on the "Mullaroo". Over time, they upgraded to on old Caravan, that was left permanently on site here. As this was a very good area to go fishing and their caravan was always on site, the locals changed the spot from the "Mullaroo" that all the local fisherman knew, to quite simply "The Caravan", and any instructions of going fishing were quite simple, we will meet you at "The Caravan". This area is now know and marks on the National Parks Maps with this very special name that only the locals knew the true meaning of.

The Area above Mullaroo Creek is very flat and timbered, making it the perfect place for a camp, and being large enough to handle a very large crowd. It was not uncommon for the Dempsey's to have very large groups of friends and family out camping here, with number of over 40 people at one time not uncommon
PlaceID86637
iMapPlot Reference Image

Map

Working on it...

Get Traveller App Get the ExplorOz Traveller App to download all ExplorOz Places for navigational use on your tablet, phone, iPad or laptop.
Download Place
Use this download for GPX, Hema Navigator and OziExplorer. Geo data only no map included.

TrekNotes Near This Place (1)

Wildflowers

Weather

Closest Weather Station

Lake Victoria at 13/09:00am EDT
Distance from The Caravan (Mullaroo Creek) 15.12km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
14.5°C13.2°C57%6.2°ChPa0.0mmSSW2km/hr
1knots
km/hr
knots

Closest Climatic Station

Lake Victoria Storage
Distance from The Caravan (Mullaroo Creek) 15.12km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.131.628.423.519.015.715.317.220.423.727.330.3
Mean Min. °C16.516.514.010.57.75.85.36.18.110.613.215.3
Mean Rain mm19.519.414.618.123.723.124.923.724.127.323.720.7

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.



Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Loading...
Add Photos & Files
Alert Admin Open in Traveller App

Popular Content

Popular Products (13)