Perry Sandhills - NSW

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -34.099449 141.868301
DMS: 34º 05' 58.02" S 141º 52' 5.89" E
UTM: 54 H 6226477mN 580093mE
Altitude: 38.31m


Place Type

Recreation - Tourist Attraction


313.99kms East of Adelaide - Driving 406 km (4 hours 40 mins)
497.75kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 574 km (6 hours 18 mins)
678.32kms West of Canberra - Driving 829 km (8 hours 44 mins)

Address & Contact

Wentworth NSW
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Geologists believe that these Sandhills originated after the last Ice Age, 40,000 years ago. Wind erosion over thousands of years has created this large dune system north west of Wentworth. Skeletal remains of giant mega-fauna such as kangaroos, lions, emus and wombats have been found in this area, replicas of which can be seen in the local Pioneer Museum. During World War 2, these Sandhills were used as a bombing range.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Mildura Airport
Distance from Perry Sandhills 25.15km SE
Mean Max. °C32.231.628.323.619.016.015.417.320.423.927.530.1
Mean Min. °C16.716.513.810.
Mean Rain mm21.822.420.417.825.122.626.226.026.930.026.225.4

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