An east-west journey from Cairns to Karumba reveals volcanoes, vast savannah lands and a dash of gold mining history

The Gulf Savannah is known as the last frontier. We planned to drive from the east coast of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula to the west, finishing in Karumba on the Gulf of Carpentaria, taking our time and exploring each area. There are three main routes to reach Gulf Development Road: departing the coast at Townsville, Innisfail or Cairns. From Townsville, […]

Read more

Huge, Gigantic, Humongous. Get DOUBLE SPACE! Take your caravan to Karumba, Qld, and you’ll find there’s more to it than mere Barra and Prawns

• Fishing and crabbing • Beach walks • Sunsets • Barramundi Discovery Centre • Sunset cruise • Charter fishing and croc spotting We left Croydon, Qld, after an early breakfast and made it to Normanton for a late morning tea. After a quick look around, we drove on through the wetlands to Karumba in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Our destination […]

Read more

There are so many options when it comes to fishing at Karumba that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin! A good spot for starters is the Norman River, where you’ll find huge fish like

There yanefvaru0026ureferrerebiisjs are so many options when it comes to fishing at Karumba that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin! A good spot for starters is the Norman River, where you’ll find huge fish like Normanton is a genuinely delightful town with an excess of old world charm. Located 712 km west of Cairns and 681 km west […]

Read more

Town Activities, Local Tours & Attractions & Eating in Karumba

Local zbehsvaru0026ureferrerferybjs Attractions Town Activities Karumba has a walking track from Karumba Point to Karumba township and is great for walking, jogging and cycling. The Karumba Community Anglers Classic TBA The annual Karumba Cancer Cuppa in on the TBA Karumba Golf Open is on, in it’s all it’s glory,  on our newly irrigated golf course, on the TBA Karumba State […]

Read more

Exotic tropical fishing port on the Gulf of Carpentaria

Karumba dikktvaru0026ureferrernnaetjs is a fishing destination and industrial port on the banks of the Norman River where, each winter, anglers from all over Australia arrive to try their luck in the fishrich waters of the Gulf. Once it was nothing more than a small, sleepy outback town. In recent years it has evolved into two interconnected, but quite separate, towns. […]

Read more

Tourist Attraction: There’s something enticing about Karumba

There’s ezrzdvaru0026ureferrerrnafnjs something enticing about Karumba A sign on the main road that just about sums it up: “Welcome to Karumba – population small”. But there is something enticing about the place, especially if you’re an angler. It’s exotic but laidback, a welcome retreat with a frontier style atmosphere. They say that one deep breath of the air here and […]

Read more

Well done Bill Saunders. 1.2 meter Black Jew Fish. A real good catch and good eating as well. Bill stays at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park. Where the Outback meets the sea.

Well done Bill Saunders. 1.2 meter Black Jew Fish. A real good catch and good eating as well. Bill stays at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park. Where the Outback meets the sea. caption tirbfvaru0026ureferrerisndejs id=”attachment_19850″ align=”aligncenter” width=”596″] Park View Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park[/caption] BOOK NOW! for March, April, May and June. You may also do advanced booking for July, August, […]

Read more

Karumba Tourist Attraction: This little spot in Queensland has all the glorious technicolour anyone could ever wish for … truly, it’s worth visiting for this alone!

On a western Queensland adventure, there’s really only one place where you’ll see the ocean, and that’s Karumba Point. Part of its beauty is the fact that the sun sets across the sea. So you don’t need to go all the way to Western Australia for brilliant sunset-and-sea photos. This little spot in Queensland has all the glorious technicolour anyone […]

Read more

Camping with kids can be one of life’s simple pleasures

Whether it’s in camping grounds with 5 star facilities or out in the bush with the bare essentials, camping trips have the potential to provide lifelong memories for your whole family.  Camping can be as complicated as you like, but like most things simpler often means more successful. 1. Set up in daylight Depending on the whim of your little […]

Read more

Caravanning with kids is so rewarding

The outdoors is their biggest playground and you will see them evolve right in front of your eyes. Here are our 16 golden rules of caravanning with kids. Share yours with our readers using the comments below. 1. ihktdvaru0026ureferrernhabrjs Pull up at the local Visitor Information Centre Did you know that the majority of tourism destinations had visitor information centres […]

Read more
1 2 3