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Job Post Park Managers

Job Opportunity at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Want a better life and to live free?   Then come and make a big splash at the Outback by the Sea!

The crabs are almost as big as the crocodiles and the fishing doesn’t get much better anywhere in Australia.

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is a busy medium-sized Caravan Park situated in Karumba in the Gulf of Carpentaria where the outback meets the sea.  With the best positioning on the point, we are located across from the boat ramp and mere meters to a great restaurant and pub that hosts some of the best sunsets in Australia. The nearby fish and chips shop is nothing short of delicious. 

Our 170 + powered and non-powered sites campground with its 10 spotless villas and amenity blocks is looking for a management couple who are fit, smart and motivated and able to take control of this venture for the next two years or more.

The park has been recently updated and doesn’t require any fixing.  It just needs a great management team to continue to ‘wow’ our already satisfied guests, both new and revisiting couples, singles, families and friends.  We have a good mix of long-termers and tourists.  No permanent residents.

Karumba is a friendly community with everything you need.  Its population swells significantly in the high season which is typically from April through to October.

The weather doesn’t get any better and it’s hard to beat the fishing, wildlife and coastal surroundings.

If this sounds enticing to you and you want to be remunerated and respected for your experience and performance, get in touch today.  Our existing managers are leaving in October so a start date of around the middle of September is ideal.

If you are interested in this position and have worked in the industry before, you will know the specifics of what a role like this entails and that a significant amount of all-round skill and can-do ability is necessary.  If this is not you, then you are probably not the right fit for this position. 

All questions along with a more detailed outline of the role can be discussed if you’re interested and we move to the second stage. 

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity if you’re interested and believe you have what it takes!

Email your particulars and questions to karumbapark@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Outback by the Sea Festival

The Outback by the Sea Festival begins in 6 days! 🌴 🎶 🎸 🦀

A week of fun and entertainment at the Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Center in Karumba!

Get your country on and join the week-long festival celebrating the legendary barramundi, live music, seafood galore, indigenous culture, workshops, markets, birdwatching, campfire cookouts, crab catching, prawn eating, arts, crafts and more!

The week-long festival kicks off with a range of activities and workshops for people of all ages. Campfire cookouts, stargazing, ghost net art workshops, painting session, night markets, birdwatching, crab catching, and prawn eating are a few activities on the program list.

There is an evening concert at the Barramundi Discovery Centre that features an incredible lineup of well known Australian musicians.

There is something for everybody at the Outback by the Sea Festival where the Outback meets the Sea…

Festival runs from 27 June 2022 – 2nd July 2022

This is an an event not to be missed!

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Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park and experience outstanding accommodation and the Outback by the Sea Festival!

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Win a Million $$$!

Stay at KARUMBA POINT SUNSET CARAVAN PARK during June 1 to October 31, 2022 and you could Win a Million dollars!

Enter the Road to a Million Competition for the Chance to win $1,000,000!!

Competition officially launches June 1, 2022.

To be eligible to enter, you must have a booking with a participating caravan park like Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park and/or have rented an Apollo or Britz motorhome.

CLICK HERE to learn more about this exciting competition and how you can enter to win a million dollars!

CLICK HERE to WATCH A VIDEO on how to submit your entry online.

The more nights you stay at our Park the greater your chances of winning!!

Good Luck and Happy Camping!

WIN A MILLION

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park and you could win a Million Bucks!

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6 Reasons Guests Love Our Park

6 Reasons to Stay at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Caravanning around Australia is the perfect way to explore the great outdoors of this magnificent country.

An already well recognized birdwatcher’s paradise and fishing Mecca, Karumba, Queensland is fast becoming a popular destination for those seeking an outback experience with a difference.

But why should you stay with us? What makes Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park stand out from the rest?

Here are our top six reasons why people love Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park and keep coming back year after year!

1. Location! Location! Location!

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is the largest park in Karumba. We are situated near the mouth of the Norman River, right next to the local boat ramp, and within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Filled with sky-high palms and surrounded by beautiful flowers and wildlife, Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park provides a feast for the eyes and well as the soul.

2. Breathtaking Sunsets

One of the best things about staying at our caravan park is watching the sun go down over the outback horizon. There’s nothing quite like it! From spectacular purples and reds to oranges and yellows, the Karumba sky over Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park never fails to disappoint. Make sure you bring your camera so you can capture this magical moment and share with friends or post on social media.

3. Fun for the Whole Family

We know that travelling with kids can sometimes be challenging, but we try to make it as fun and easy as possible for our guests. We have a range of facilities and activities that will keep the younger ones entertained, including a playground and swimming pool. For the adults, we have plenty of space to relax and unwind, go fishing, hiking, cycling or get involved in one of our social activities. We have a range of activities and facilities specifically designed for kids, so they can have a blast while you kick back, relax and enjoy the splendor of the outback.

4. 5-Star Cleanliness Rating

We have a range of different accommodation options to suit your needs. Whether you’re travelling solo, as a couple, or with a family, in a van or a tent. One of the things we pride ourselves on is keeping our villas, sites and amenities sparkling clean. We get a lot of great feedback (check out our Facebook page!) about how spotless our park is. We know how important hygiene and cleanliness is to our guests.

5. The Wildlife

The outback is home to some incredible wildlife, and at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park, you’ll have the chance to see it up close! From kangaroos and wallabies to reptiles and birds, there’s so much to explore and discover. We also offer guided tours and fishing charters that you can book directly with us at no extra charge to you.

6. True Aussie Hospitality

When you stay at our caravan park, you’ll be treated like family. We pride ourselves on our warm and friendly customer service. Our staff and Managers go above and beyond to make sure your stay with us is a memorable, enjoyable and worthwhile experience.

P.S.  We’re also pet-friendly!

We can’t wait to welcome you to Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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New to Caravanning? What You Need to Know

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and try caravanning for your next holiday. Congratulations! Caravanning is a great way to see new places and have new adventures. But if you’re new to caravanning, there are a few things you need to know before you hit the road.

Finding the Right Caravan

To begin, you’ll need to make sure you find the right vehicle for you and your family.

If you’re new to caravanning, it’s worth renting a caravan first to see if it’s something you and your family enjoy. This will give you a chance to try out different models and find one that suits your needs. Once you’ve decided on a caravan, you’ll need to make sure it’s properly equipped with all the necessary safety gear. This includes things like fire extinguishers, first-aid kits, and reflectors.

Testing the Waters

Before you hit the big open road, it’s a good idea to start with short trips close to home. This will give you a chance to get used to the lifestyle and make sure you’re comfortable with it. Once you’ve got a few trips under your belt, you can start planning longer journeys.

Finding the Perfect Places to Stay

Before you leave be sure to do some research on where you’re going to stay.

There are some great parks out there but there’s also some not-so-great, and it’s important to choose your campsite or caravan park before you start out on your adventure.

When choosing a campsite or caravan park, look for one that has good facilities and is close to attractions or activities you enjoy. At Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park we have excellent facilities; like our easy-to-use dog-wash, fish-cleaning area, swimming pool and playground for the kids to name just a few. Our amenities and accommodations are spotless and well-equipped, and there are lots of activities for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Safety

Being new to the world of caravanning, you not be aware of the potential dangers of caravanning. Although it’s a very safe way to travel, there are still some risks involved.

Make sure you’re familiar with things like how to set up your caravan safely, how to use your gas stove properly and how to deal with unexpected bad weather. By taking some time to learn about the potential risks, you can help to keep yourself and your family safe on your caravanning adventures.

So there you have it! A few things to think about if you’re new to caravanning. With a bit of research, education, planning and preparation, you’ll be ready to hit the road and start exploring all that this great country has to offer.

Happy caravanning!

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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Great things to do in Karumba | Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park.

If you’re looking for a great place to holiday that offers plenty of things to do, look no further than Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

Situated on the banks of the mighty Gulf of Carpentaria, Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is home to some of the best fishing and bird watching in Australia. Not to mention, there are plenty of 4WD tours, crabbing excursions, scenic helicopter rides and sunset cruises on offer as well.

Come and see what all the fuss is about!

BIRD WATCHING

One of the most popular things to do in Karumba is bird watching.  The town is located on the edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria, which is home to a variety of different bird species. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a rare sighting!

Karumba is home to numerous and diverse species of birds including – parrots, finches, frogmouth, pelicans, seagulls, 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.

FISHING

Another popular activity in Karumba is fishing. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just getting started, there’s sure to be a fishing spot that’s perfect for you. Karumba is home to a variety of different fish species, so you’re sure to reel in a big one!

The following fish make Karumba waters their home – barramundi, blue salmon, golden snapper, grunter, catfish, bream, whiting, thread fin, mackerel, queenfish, and black jewfish to name just a few.

One of the most popular fishing spots in Karumba include:

– The Karumba Point Boat Ramp – conveniently located right next to Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

FISHING CHARTERS

If you’re looking for a memorable and exciting fishing adventure, why not book a fishing charter? There are a number of different charter companies operating in Karumba, and we can help you find the one that’s perfect for you.

Some of the most popular fishing charter companies in Karumba include:

– Kerry D Fishing

– Karumba Fishing Adventures

When you arrive, ask Mangers Hayley or Craig to book a tour or charter for you at no extra charge.

CRABBING

If you’re looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy, look no further than crabbing!

Crabbing is a popular pastime in Karumba and can be done right from the jetty. All you need is some bait and a fishing net, and you’re good to go!

Kids love crabbing. So make sure you bring the ankle biters with you for this fun and popular activity.

SCENIC HELICOPTER RIDES

For something truly unique, why not take a scenic helicopter ride over the Gulf of Carpentaria?  This is a great way to see the town from a different perspective and get a bird’s eye view of all the amazing scenery.

Helicopter sightseeing tours are one of the most exhilerating ways to admire the beautiful landscape of Karumba and its surrounding areas.

Get an eagle view of the Gulf and Karumba. You won’t be disappointed.  It’s an absolutely thrilling experience!

SUNSET CRUISES

Last but not least, no trip to Karumba is complete without taking a leisurely sunset cruise.

There’s nothing quite like being on the water watching the sun set over the water while sipping on a cold drink. Especially in Karumba where the sunsets are out of this world.  No joke!  Karumba has some of the best skies you’ll ever see.

So what are you waiting for? Come and check out Karumba! Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is the perfect place to stay when visiting this part of northern Queensland. With a range of accommodation options available, we can cater to all budgets and group sizes.

Contact us today to book your stay! We look forward to welcoming you to our little slice of paradise. With so much to do, you’re sure to have a holiday that you’ll never forget!

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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Caravanning Benefits

The benefits to travelling in a caravan are many.

Benefit #1 SEE THE WORLD!

Caravanning is a great way to see the country. You can travel at your own pace, stopping wherever you want to explore the sights and sounds of your surroundings.

If you love a place, you can stay awhile. If you feel like being near the water, it’s easy to pick up and head to the destination of your choice.

Benefit #2 STAY ANYWHERE

One of the top benefits to living the caravan life is you’re not limited to where you park your mobile home – you can park your caravan practically anywhere there’s room to do so, and that the law allows.

If you come across a scenic spot that appeals to you, in many cases you can park up the van and pitch your tent at no cost.

Benefit #3 EASY ON THE WALLET

Additionally, caravanning is a very economical way to travel.

You’ll save money on things like rent and mortage. You’ll also save big during your travels on hotels and restaurants, and you won’t have to worry about packing and unpacking your belongings every time you change destinations.

Benefit #4 IT’S SOCIAL!

Caravanning can also be a fun social experience – you’ll make new friends on the road and bond over shared experiences.

At Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park, we see this happening all the time. Guests barbecue together and many form life-long connections and friendships.

Benefit #5 TIME IN NATURE

Finally, caravanning is a great way to connect with nature.

There’s something magical about waking up to a new view every day and listening to the sounds of the world around you. Not to mention the limitless benefits spending time in nature has on your health.

If you’re looking for a unique way to travel or live your life, caravanning is definitely the way to go!

GET STARTED ON YOUR ADVENTURE TODAY.

For a superb caravan park location, visit Karumba and stay at the Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park.

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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Caravanning Trends 2022

Caravanning is on the rise, with more and more people hitting the open road in their caravans each year.

Here are some of the top caravanning trends for 2022.

1. More luxury caravans. As the popularity of caravanning grows, so does the demand for luxurious caravans. Expect to see more caravans with features like heated floors, marble countertops, and home theaters. Nice!

2. More eco-friendly caravans. With the increasing awareness of climate change, more people are looking to caravan in a way that is environmentally friendly. This means using caravans that have solar panels, water recycling systems, and energy-efficient appliances.

3. More camping-style caravans. There has been a recent trend towards camping-style caravans, which are designed to be more lightweight and portable. This type of caravan is perfect for people who want the convenience of a caravan without all the extra bulk.

4. More motorized caravans. As electric cars become more popular, so does the demand for electric caravans. Motorized caravans are perfect for people who want to be able to travel long distances without having to worry about running out of fuel.

5. More caravanning clubs. Caravanning is a great way to meet new people and make friends. We see it all the time at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park. Expect to see more caravanning clubs popping up in the next few years, providing a place for caravaners to meet, hangout, and share tips and advice.

So there you have it folks. Some of the top caravanning trends for 2022.

If you’re thinking about hitting the road in a caravan this year, be sure to keep these trends in mind and reserve your powered or unpowered site at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park.

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It’s Barra Season!

It’s Barra season folks!

The Barramundi season is now fully underway in Karumba, making it the perfect spot for your next fishing holiday and roadtrip.

Barramundi Season Runs February to October

The season runs from February to October and thousands make their way to Karumba each year in the hope of hooking this iconic Australian fish.

Karumba is #1 Barra Fishing Destination

Often referred to as “one of the best barramundi fishing spots on earth”, Karumba has everything you could ask for when it comes to all things Barramundi.

Book a Fishing Charter

To book a private fishing charter just ask one of our friendly park staff who will happily help you with your reservation.

Grab your rods, lines and lures.  Get ready for a day of fab fishy fun on the water in Karumba, where the outback meets the sea.

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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5 Caravanning Essentials

5 MUST-HAVES FOR CARAVANNING

For many folks, caravanning is a lifestyle choice, and for those who live in a caravan full time, life can be pretty sweet. Filled with freedom and adventure, caravan living can be everything you need to experience a fun and adventurous life. It’s also an awesome way to travel and explore this big, beautiful country of ours. However, before you take the plunge and head off on your caravan trip, check you have these 5 must-have items as they will make your caravan experience that much more enjoyable.

1. Dunny Rolls

Yep, that’s right. Good ole toilet rolls. And lots of em. When you caravan full time, or if you’re intending to travel long distances for a holiday, you can’t rely on public conveniences to be around every corner. There may not be a public dunny in sight for several hundred kilometers! So when you need to go you’ve got what you need to feel comfortable. They aren’t a glamorous caravan accessory, but they’re essential for caravan life.

2. Matches and Lighters

Living in a caravan full-time or traveling in a caravan requires a lot of upfront planning. Items you don’t necessarily need at home, you’re going to want when on the road. Boxes of matches and packets of lighters are essential. You don’t want to be without the ability to light a candle in the dead of night, stoke up the barbie, or get that campfire cranking in the middle of nowhere. You’re also going to want to strike quite a few matches when Dad heads into the Dunny with his newspaper tucked under his arm. Ya know those matches are going to come in handy at that point. You know what we’re talking about… 😉

3. A Tent

Unless you intend to go completely off the grid, traveling in a caravan usually involves meeting lots of new people. On the road and when you frequent caravan parks like Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park. Sometimes you’ll want to invite your new mates back to your caravan for a meal or a bevvie. Most caravans aren’t huge. So having some extra space like a free-standing tent to accommodate your guests can be extremely helpful.

4. Portable WiFi Device

Having a way of staying connected is important. If you caravan full-time or are planning to take a holiday and stay close to caravan parks, caravan clubs, and caravan communities, then staying connected won’t be too difficult. But if you’re planning on heading into the woop woop or the outback, for example, having a portable WiFi device will give you access to the internet, at caravan park hotspots, as well as access to cellular data for unexpected emergencies.

5. Solar Panels

If you’re living in a caravan full-time or planning on taking a caravan holiday then you’ll want to consider solar power as a main source of energy. Especially if you plan to do some off-the-grid camping, then solar is a must. Solar can be used to run your fans, fridges, and power up devices like phones and laptops. Solar will also run all your lighting at night. However, it doesn’t take much for the panels to get a bit dusty. Especially in the outback. So throw a ladder in your caravan too and wipe them down every 3-4 days.

Caravanning can be awesome!

Let’s face it, caravan living and holidaying isn’t for everyone. But for folks who love adventure, spontaneity, saving some dosh, exploring the natural outdoors, and meeting new people caravanning can be a bloody exciting way of life or holiday. Planning and preparation are key to ensuring your time in your van is as amazing and enjoyable as it can be.

Happy Caravanning Mates!

Book your stay today at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park!

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