The sun was flashing off the water which was so still it could have been a giant mirror

The sun was flashing off the water which was so still it could have been a giant mirror. It was a Nepa tide and I was looking for action. Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park, here I come! Travelling up the the coast road to Sydney, the first day I stopped at Lakes Entrance. Five days later I drove into Karumba […]

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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 6 Barramundi are catadromous fish, meaning that they are born in the ocean and live in freshwater — basically the opposite lifestyle of the salmon. However, […]

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Massive Crocodile Caught in Karumba

We had a look at the big croc which is a statue of an 8.64m crocodile named Krys that was taken from the Norman River in 1957 – the biggest crocodile ever captured in Australia. There’s also a big barra for another round of photos. Cruising through town we noticed some advertising for the Normanton Races which were coincidentally being […]

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A Virtual Birdwatchers Paradise

The Gulf area is home to numerous and diverse species of birds including migratory species – parrots, finches, honeyeater, herons, birds of prey, brolgas and much much more.  Karumba being located on the coastline with savannah grassland, meandering wetlands stretching up to 30km inland, savannah scrub and coastal mangrove environments is a virtual birdwatchers paradise. Following are various photos provided from Karumba locals – […]

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