Karumba Visitor caught monster Barramundi And Released

We kefarvaru0026ureferrerstzdajs aim to provide useful information about camping and caravaning around Australia. From planning and preparation, building itineraries, getting equipped, education on the road, where to stay and what to do. We also hope you enjoy following us on our family travels, and aim to keep this blog fun, informative, interesting and inspiring! Karumba Queensland Gulf Fishing Mecca Karumba […]

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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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