Channel Island Boat Ramp

Point Of Interest

5 from 2 users

Description

Boat ramp and fishing location on Chennal Island. Chennal Island was once a quarantine station and was used for a leprosy patient in 1885 and for small-pox patients from 1887. In 1930 a new Quarantine Station was opened on East Arm and Channel Island was converted to a Leprosarium. It is now home to the top ends largest power station. CIPS is a natural gas-fired station, with diesel fuel back-up capability. The Channel Island Reef is significant for its diverse coral. Both the leprosarium and the reefs are Heritage Listed sites. Saltwater Crocodiles and Box Jellyfish inhabit these waters. Launch and retrieve boats with caution. Carry vinegar in case of Box Jellyfish stings. No camping or overnight parking.

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Location

Lat: -12.557449 Lng: 130.862867

User Reviews

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talie84

Literally nothing here. We thought it would be scenic and would at least see some crocs but literally nothing to see at all. Not worth the drive

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User 2585582

Nothing here except the boat ramp, Kleenheat gas, aquaculture farm and power station. All no entry.

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Ozzie bruscarfter Free camper

Goos spot to fish. Can have fires if u like have slept here in my swag many times why fishing. Be crock wise

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