Towns in Australia

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Noccundra QLD


Postcode: 4492

Noccundra is a township in south western Queensland, Australia. It is on the banks of the Wilson River 145 kilometres from, and 80 kilometres west of, Thargomindah and contained within the pastoral holding of Nockatunga Station. The town was established in 1882 with the construction of the Noccundra Hotel (aka the Noccundra Pub).

The hotel is Nocundra’s only occupied building, housing a permanent population of four. The stone hotel building is heritage listed. An airstrip is behind the hotel.

The Noccundra Pub is one not to be missed. In fact, it’s the town’s only occupied building! It is also the site of a memorial to the ill-fated Hume expedition, who died of thirst west of the present town while searching for survivors of the lost Leichhardt Expedition.

Grab a line and fish in the nearby Wilson River, also an ideal camping spot. Noccundra has a varied history. Locals are well versed in its past, so stop for a yarn on the way through.

Noccundra has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Noccundra is approximately 36 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 23 °c.

Noccundra has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Noccundra is approximately 20 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 7 °c.