Downfall Creek Campground - QLD

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Position

DEG: -17.147751 145.588486
DMS: 17º 08' 51.9" S 145º 35' 18.55" E
UTM: 55 K 8103555mN 349859mE
Altitude: 680.71m

Description

Address & Contact

Danbulla Rd
Lake Tinaroo QLD 4872
Phone: 131 304
Email: N/A
Web: https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/danbulla/camping/downfall-creek

Information

Located within the Danbulla National Park and State Forest, Downfall Creek campground offers uninterrupted water views as you are camped on the banks of Lake Tinaroo. Popular water sports here are fishing, waterskiing and swimming.

There is a short walk (2.4km) to the Kauri Creek camping area. Called the Regeneration Walk, interpretative signage explains the different tree species and how the landscape has evolved and transformed since the dam was built.

The camping area is 7km from the western entrance and 21km from the eastern entrance, on Danbulla Road.
Most of Danbulla Road is unsealed but it is accessible to all vehicles.

Pre-booking is advised. The self-service kiosk at this park has been decommissioned.

Visitors need to book their camping permit before they visit. Book online, at an over-the-counter booking office or by phone.

Downfall Creek and Fong-On Bay are the only camping areas in Danbulla State Forest where generators are permitted. Generators are only to be used between 8am and 7pm and only if the noise level is less than 65dB(A) measured at a distance of 7m from the generator.

Bring your own or buy firewood before entering the park. Facilities include
flushing toilets, shower room (bring own shower), taps and individual fire rings.

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Closest Weather Station

Mareeba at 13/11:00pm EST
Distance from Downfall Creek Campground 19.22km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.8°C22.9°C88%19.7°C1015.7hPa0.0mmSE13km/hr
7knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Kairi Research Station
Distance from Downfall Creek Campground 7.86km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.227.526.424.823.021.521.122.524.827.128.428.9
Mean Min. °C19.219.518.516.814.712.111.211.612.815.117.118.5
Mean Rain mm254.3270.3256.6100.957.338.027.224.318.531.374.6137.3

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