Hope Vale - QLD

  Aboriginal Community

Position

DEG: -15.29561 145.111252
DMS: 15º 17' 44.2" S 145º 06' 40.51" E
UTM: 55 L 8308096mN 297195mE
Altitude: 57.12m

Description

Place Type

Population - Aboriginal Community

Location

107.99kms North of Daintree - Driving 337 km (4 hours 10 mins)

Address & Contact

Poland St
QLD 4871
Phone: +617 4083 8000
Email: info@hopevale.qld.gov.au
Web: https://www.hopevale.qld.gov.au/places-visit

Information

Hope Vale township is situated 46km northwest of Cooktown and is located in a valley surrounded by tropical native bushland, mountain ranges, pristine coastal and diverse flora and fauna, Hope Vale has a population of approximately 1300 people.

Hope Vale is home to thirteen clan groups who mostly speak Guugu Yimithirr and other related languages, as well English.

Hope Vale has a range of community services including:

Community: Child Care Centre, Community Justice Group, Commonwealth Home & Support Program, Sports and Recreation, Centrelink, My Pathways, Family Responsibilities Commission
Education: Kindergarten, Primary School
Facilities: Radio Station, Indigenous Knowledge Centre, Lutheran Church, SES
Health: Aged Care, Health Centre, Disability Services, Well Being Centre, Swimming Pool, Splash Park, Sport Centre
Retail: Cafes, Service Station, Supermarket, Post Office, Fishing and Tackle Store, Mechanical Service Workshop
Tourism: Arts & Cultural Centre, Elim Camp Ground, Guurrbi Tours, Maaramaka Walkabout Tours
Endeavour Valley Road between Hope Vale and Cooktown is fully sealed, making access for tourists and visitors to Hope Vale a scenic and enjoyable drive.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Cooktown at 29/10:30pm EST
Distance from Hope Vale 18.55km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
26.2°C31.8°C96%25.5°C1012.0hPa8.6mmS6km/hr
3knots
11km/hr
6knots

Closest Climatic Station

Cooktown Airport
Distance from Hope Vale 18.55km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.831.630.429.127.726.726.127.028.830.431.532.2
Mean Min. °C24.324.323.822.920.719.417.718.220.922.623.824.5
Mean Rain mm280.3295.7390.8156.736.628.521.817.67.224.671.0154.0

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