Dixie Koolatah Road

The Dixie Koolatah Road is in southern central Cape York.

It is a handy shortcut between PDR and BDR,

... with the northern end at Artemis turnoff,
and southern at Dunbar.

It has changed a lot in the recent years.

dixie koolatah road to pdr

Most of it used to be just a track,

dixie koolatah road to bdr

... but has been widened and smoothened heaps since.

dixie koolatah road

Once past Artemis,

dixie koolatah road artemis station

... there is the Dixie Outstation,

dixie koolatah road dixie outstation

... then the New Dixie,

dixie koolatah road new dixie

... and turnoffs to Crosby Creek,

dixie koolatah road crosby creek turnoff

... and later, Kimba.

dixie koolatah road kimba turnoff

Open woodland ...

dixie koolatah road magnetic termite mounds

... and magnetic termite mounds,

dixie koolatah road open woodland

... as the road continues south,

dixie koolatah road south

... past Oriners,

dixie koolatah road oriners

... a workers camp,

dixie koolatah road camp

... more, larger termite mounds,

dixie koolatah road termite mounds

... and a turnoff to Sefton,

dixie koolatah road sefton

... to Koolatah,

dixie koolatah road cattle

... and the Drumduff - Highbury Road turnoff.

dixie koolatah road drumduff turnoff

After Koolatah,

dixie koolatah road koolatah

... it's Dunbar's land and ...

dixie koolatah road dunbar

... after the gates ...

dixie koolatah road gate

... you get to the most challenging part of this road ...

dixie koolatah road mitchell river crossing

... - the Mitchell River crossing,

dixie koolatah road mitchell river rubber mats

... could be at any height depending on the season and the recent rains.

dixie koolatah road mitchell river

The rubber mats are a little loose so take care.

dixie koolatah road water level

After the river is another gate,
and then you come to Dunbar.

dixie koolatah road gates

Detailed information about this road is in the Destination Guide.

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