We have now completed the first week of our tourist season and it has gone off with a bang

From the Manager’s Desk We have now completed the first week of our tourist season and it has gone off with a bang. Our pizzas have been a success and the first Friday Night roast was one to remember with great food and great entertainment from Les Kropp who is performing for us through April and May. We have been […]

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WELCOME! You don’t have to be staying in our park to attend any or all these mind blowing functions

A Very Warm Welcome to Everyone who wants to attend any or all functions at the Park. Mother’s Day. 70’s Disco Night. Friday Roast nights. Elvis night. Pizza nights. Bingo. In Season monthly FREE Sausage Sizzle. Craft days or any others activities to share the fun. It will be a great pleasure if you visit our cafe for a host of light […]

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There are some surprising Facts about Barramundi Fish, how many of these do you know?

We’ve spent a lot of time working with barramundi, but they continue to surprise us. Here’s our running list of fun facts about this remarkable fish. How many of these do you know? Fact 1 Barramundi’s native waters span from Northern Australia up to Southeast Asia and all the way west to the coastal waters of India and Sri Lanka. […]

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BREAKING NEWS – A LOAD OF CROC FIRST!!!! ELVIS HAS RE-ENTERED THE BUILDING

MARCH 2017 From the Manager’s Desk Hi and welcome to the final monthly March edition of What a Load of Croc. As the season fast approaches, so does the excitement for us as all of our plans are ready to be put into action. I would have to say that this edition has some of the biggest news ever to […]

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Yes they caught big ones that’s why people say Gulf of Carpenteria is a home of the big barra

The road from Mount Surprise to Karumba passes through Georgetown, Croydon and Normanton before entering Karumba on the Gulf of Carpentaria. We had looked into going to Cobbold Gorge (south of Georgetown) but we decided to save it for a future trip. Apparently it is well worth seeing. We stopped off at the Cumberland Historic Mine site and billabong and […]

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Why Karumba had just one tide each day. Everybody had answers that were very convincing, and very different

Karumba Tides   When you travel around the coastline of Northern Australia, you soon notice something odd about the tides. Over on the West coast of estern Australia near Derby, you get your standard two high tides and two low tides a day (and the difference between high and low tide can be up to 12 metres). But travel East […]

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Marty Conroy Caught Monster Barra of 113 cm Size in Karumba

Karumba is 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 […]

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Fish light and get the bite! Do you think bait and lures matters to hook Barramundi

Fish light and get the bite! Whether you fish with bait, soft plastics or hardbodied lures, the popular barramundi can be your target. But unlike your catch result, big is not necessarily better. The following article will look at the various types of bait/lures that can be used to hook barramundi. barra If you want to catch a barramundi then […]

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Barramundi Fishing Starts with big catches in Karumba

Karumba The major fishing port on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Located on the banks of the Norman River 69 km from Normanton and 443 km north of Cloncurry, Karumba is a fishing town. It is nothing more than a port, a few shops, a pub, a lot of inexpensive accommodation for fishermen and a river front which abounds with wharves, […]

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Incredible Fish Caught in Karumba

Karumba for some of the best wild caught Barramundi in Australia Karumba is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland, Australia. Situated on the mouth of the Norman River, the charming port town of Karumba is already well known as a recreational fishing mecca and birdwatchers paradise. Whilst Karumba is fast becoming a must do destination for travellers and […]

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