Information for International Visitors

International Visitors In case of emergency the number to call is 000 Information Categories: Alcohol Consumption Australian Road Rules Banking Beach Safety Climate Exploring the Outback Health Services Shopping The “Nasties” Alcohol Consumption : The legal drinking age in Australia is 18. Australian Road Rules Drivers must always keep to the left-hand side of the road Seat belts and child […]

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There are 16 different types of barra, but only five are found in Australia and the local species is only found in Karumba Queensland area

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 […]

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Karumba – Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow

Karumba – Yesterday – Today – Tomorrow Yesterday In the 1870s a telegraph station was built on the site of the present town of Karumba – this was during the gold mining boom in the Gulf.  The overland telegraph line ran to the Gilbert River, Mt Surprise and on to the more populated centres on the East Coast.  Initially the […]

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