Pormpuraaw to Kowanyama


The track from Pormpuraaw to Kowanyama is an interesting one.

Not a common thing to do amongst the Cape York travellers,



... but some do plan either coming or leaving this way,


... and wonder what the way through is like.

Pormpuraaw to Mitchell River

It's a good road starting from Pormpuraaw.

pormpuraaw to kowanyama

Gravel, but, smooth and nice.


pormpuraaw to kowanyama

Until you get to the Coleman River crossing,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama coleman river crossing

... where the Kowanyama land starts.

pormpuraaw kowanyama border

The road gets narrower,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama road narrow

... not difficult,


pormpuraaw to kowanyama narrow road

... but the road just gradually turns to a track,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama road sign

... with some parts that are a little rough.

pormpuraaw to kowanyama track

It crosses the Alice River,


pormpuraaw to kowanyama alice river pormpuraaw to kowanyama alice river
pormpuraaw to kowanyama alice river crossing pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river crossing

... and the Mitchell River which - if the weather has been wet, is the first one to close this track off.
 

North of Mitchell River

On the north side of the crossing,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river crossing north

... there are some good river spots.


pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river bank pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river views
pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river spot pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river camping

Nice views,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river

... from the river bank,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river

... and tracks to ...


pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river track pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river view
pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river spots pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river tracks

... some more nice spots :-)

pormpuraaw to kowanyama mitchell river camp

Mitchell River to Bull Crossing

After the Mitchell River,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama road better

... the road goes better again.

pormpuraaw to kowanyama camp pormpuraaw to kowanyama camping

Being on this side of the Mithell River, the access is better for the Kowanyama road crews.

pormpuraaw to kowanyama road works

And some time soon, after the Sandy Creek,


pormpuraaw to kowanyama sandy creek

... you come to the turnoff to Bull Crossing.

Bull Crossing to Kowanyama

Just another reminder,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama bull crossing turnoff

... why Kowanyama means
the Place of Many Waters :-)

pormpuraaw to kowanyama bull crossing pormpuraaw to kowanyama bull crossing pormpuraaw to kowanyama bull crossing river pormpuraaw to kowanyama bull crossing views

Back on the track towards Kowanyama,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama track back

... there is not so much left.

pormpuraaw to kowanyama end

After crossing a creek,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama creek crossing

... and a bridge,

pormpuraaw to kowanyama bridge

... you are in Kowanyama :-)

pormpuraaw to kowanyama

Full information on this track, and all others, is in the Destination Guide.





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