Section 28: Wandallah to Newikie Creek

Region: Mid North

This remote and very undulating section gives walkers their first introduction to the grazing lands beyond Goyders Line.

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Location of Wandallah
135 787
(313500 6278700 zone 54)
Latitude: -33.6151706056 (33° 36' 54.6142")
Longitude: 138.9896433667 (138° 59' 22.7161")
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Location of Newikie Creek
200 920
(320000 6292000 zone 54)
Latitude: -33.4963980083 (33° 29' 47.0328")
Longitude: 139.0623534278 (139° 3' 44.4723")
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Newickie Creek should be accessed from the north via Dust Hole Creek Road.
From Burra follow the Barrier Highway/A32 for 15km (to Mount Bryan), then the Mount Bryan East Road for 12km, the White Hill Road for 7km and then the Dust Hole Creek Road for 4km, stopping at the gate above Newicke Creek. There will be a 750m walk-out/walk-in for walkers. Only 4WD vehicles should attempt crossing the ford at the Newikie Creek.

Please note that the entry and exit of the creek on White Field Road before the Dust Hole Creek Road junction and Dust Hole Creek Road south of the junction will be treacherously slippery when damp or wet.