Chili Beach - QLD

  Camp Free

Position

DEG: -12.63149 143.428177
DMS: 12º 37' 53.36" S 143º 25' 41.44" E
UTM: 54 L 8602393mN 763770mE
Altitude: 18.56m

Description

Address & Contact

Iron Range National Park
Queensland 4871
Phone: 13 74 68
Email: N/A
Web: https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/kutini-payamu/camping/chilli-beach

Information

After the dust of the PDR, Chili Beach provides a welcome respite. It can be windy but just camp deeper in the rainforest and be more sheltered.

The road from the PDR to Iron Range has had an upgrade and is now driver friendly. From the ranger station/mission turnoff to Chili Beach is always a bit rough. The area is now set up with limited camp sites and it may pay to book a site. Wonderful place to camp and fish. There are toilets but no showers, fresh water within 7 km for part of the year otherwise a long trip back to the Main Rivers is needed. Best fishing is South along the beach at the creek mouth - beware of the tides cutting off the beach route.

There is a spring water tank for people to use at Portland Roads just up the road. It is mostly for people passing in yachts since Portland Roads is on the main shipping lane to Torres Strait.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Lockhart River Airport
Distance from Chili Beach 21.68km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.631.330.629.728.727.427.127.729.030.431.832.2
Mean Min. °C23.723.623.422.921.920.119.419.220.521.923.023.6
Mean Rain mm395.9390.8452.3296.9106.858.443.429.215.729.172.2208.4

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