Site details


Estuary Powlett River Estuary
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Po1
Site name Site one (Estuary Mouth)
Nearest road and town Mouth of Powlett Road, Dalyston

Middle of the estuary directly opposite the Powlett River Caravan Park and Mouth of the Powlett Carpark (site accessed in kayak).

Site access

Head east along the Mouth of Powlett Road until you reach the Mouth of Powlett Carpark. Launch the kayak from the clear sandy area adjacent to the carpark.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
Land use description

This site is surrounded by a large floodplain area (containing a variety of large tussocked grasses and saltmarsh vegetation) to the west and northeast, and a large open sandy area to the east/southeast.

Status Inactive
Observation history 31-03-2010 - 09-06-2013



C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
Turbidity tubes do not measure below 9 NTU; Chart values of 9 should be interpreted as < 9 NTU
No observations found for the specified time period


No observations were recorded in the specified time period

Observation summaries

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