Fairview Wrotham Road


Fairview Wrotham Road is in southern central Cape York.

It's a shortcut from PDR to BDR,



... with Fairview Station in the northern,


... and Wrotham Station in the southern end.

fairview to wrotham road north end

After leaving Fairview on the PDR,

fairview to wrotham road dip

... the road goes past Koolburra Station,

fairview to wrotham road koolburra station

... and continues,

fairview to wrotham road

... good and straight,

fairview to wrotham road

... to the Kimba turnoff.

fairview to wrotham road kimba turnoff

After that, a gew grids,

fairview to wrotham road gate

... gates ...

fairview to wrotham road gate

... and dustholes,

fairview to wrotham road dust holes

... it comes to the Fairlight Station.

Fairlight Station

It goes past the homestead,

fairview to wrotham road  fairlight station

... then there are gates,

fairview to wrotham road gate

... gates and more gates,

fairview to wrotham road gate

... whether open or closed you have to leave them they way you found them.

fairview to wrotham road gate

There are a few hills,

fairview to wrotham road hilly road

... and then you cross the Palmer River,

fairview to wrotham road palmer river

... which is dry late in the dry season.

fairview to wrotham road palmer river dry

Palmerville Station

You are now on Palmerville Station,

fairview to wrotham road palmerville station

... and there is the turnoff to Maytown,

fairview to wrotham road maytown turnoff

... on Palmer River Goldfields,

fairview to wrotham road palmer river goldfields turnoff

... and the Whites Creek Road.

fairview to wrotham road to whites creeek road

There are more gates,

fairview to wrotham road gate

... some cattle,

fairview to wrotham road cattle

... and even some very nice telegraph line poles,

fairview to wrotham road telegraph line pole

... as the road continues south ...

fairview to wrotham road telegraph line pole

... a little hilly at times, 

fairview to wrotham road hill

... with some beautiful soil colours,

fairview to wrotham road soil

... signs,

fairview to wrotham road palmerville sign

... and many more gates,

fairview to wrotham road gate

... beautiful stringybark trees,

fairview to wrotham road stringybark trees

... more signs,

fairview to wrotham road mc grath sign

... and at times you can see ...

fairview to wrotham road

... some beautiful washouts,

fairview to wrotham road washouts

... and rock formations similar to Mt Mulligan.

fairview to wrotham road rock formations

Mt Mulgrave

Soon you have left the Palmerville land,

fairview to wrotham road palmerville land

... and are coming to Mount Mulgrave.

fairview to wrotham road mount mulgrave station

This is the last leg of this road,

fairview to wrotham road mount mulgrave

... and you first have the crossing of Mitchell River,

fairview to wrotham road mitchell river crossing

... which should be dry late in the dry season.

fairview to wrotham road mitchell river causeway

The road then continues ...

fairview to wrotham road

... across some grids ...

fairview to wrotham road grid

... and through some gates ...

fairview to wrotham road gate

... and paddocks,

fairview to wrotham road paddock

... and flocks of brolgas flying past,

fairview to wrotham road brolgas

... and soon you are ...

fairview to wrotham road

... in the end of it on the Burke Developmental Road.

fairview to wrotham road burke developmental road turnoff

Full information about this road and others is in the Destination Guide.





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