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Road conditions in January

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Road conditions in January
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Is it reasonable to plan to drive Katherine to Nhulunbuy in late January? I have a 4wd

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Broadford, Australia
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1. Re: Road conditions in January
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Hi.

What level of 4WD?

https://northernterritory.com/drive/arnhem-way#:~:text=Those%20driving%20to%20Nhulunbuy%20or,Northern%20Land%20Council%20(NLC).&text=Check%20the%20official%20East%20Arnhem,and%20travelling%20to%20the%20region

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UF

Edited: 30 December 2023, 08:43
Broadford, Australia
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Sorry link issues.

Those driving to Nhulunbuy or any area of East Arnhem Land via the Central Arnhem Road are required to apply for a transit permit through the Northern Land Council (NLC).

Apply for an NLC permit here: Transit Permit | Northern Land Council (http://nlc.org.au)

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Uf

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If open then why not. You will need all the permits etc. are you moving there or holidaying?

Only issue is you can get stuck if lots of rain and then what? .

Its about 700km of dirt…and needs to be driven in one day. Can be very corrugated and you def need a 4wd.

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