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Karumba

Situated on the mouth of the Norman River, Karumba is already well known as a recreational fishing mecca and birdwatchers paradise. Today however, being so accessible, Karumba is fast becoming a must do destination for travellers looking for an experience with a difference. The rich marine wetlands wind their way inland some 30 kilometres from the Gulf of Carpentaria coastline, this is truly where the savannah outback meets the sea. During the summer, monsoon rains replenish the waterways and attract a multitude of birds in preparation for the popular winter tourist season, when fishing enthusiasts along with many round Australia and overseas travellers descend on Karumba for some of the best wild caught barramundi in Australia. Learn all about the fascinating facts on Barramundi, the marine habitat and Gulf in general at the Barramundi Discovery Centre where you can adopt your very own barramundi or try feeding the big mouth fish yourself.

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Karumba: Events

Gulf Glory Barra Bash


The Gulf Glory Barra Bash has been cancelled for 2016 due to the ongoing impacts from extended drought throughout the region and wider north Queensland and north Australian areas. It is hoped with the prospect of a return to normal wet season weather the event will be staged in September 2017.

The event is run by the Gulf Barramundi Restocking Association - originally established by the commercial fishing industry - all volunteers - and always has a high profile on sustainable responsible fishing and catch and release. Funds raised from GBRA activities go towards restocking efforts and promotional activities of the GBRA - fish for a fishing future.

See you in the land of the Morning Glory Cloud and big Barra.




21 Palmer Street
Karumba, QLD, 4891

Located 2.8K from Karumba

Karumba: Travel Tips

Karumba Visitor Information Centre and Library


The Karumba Visitor Information Centre and Library is located on Walker Street in Karumba.

This accredited Visitor Information Centre offers a one stop for travel information including Maps, Brochures and Souvenirs. The Centre is staffed by knowledgeable, friendly locals. The Karumba Visitor Information Centre and Library can provide advice on things to see and do, accommodation, places to eat and on local history. Discuss with the friendly staff your travel plans. WiFi and public internet available.




154 Walker Street
Karumba, QLD, 4891

Located 0.3K from Karumba

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