|The Dry Season is Approaching!
A wonderful Wet Season has boosted fish stocks, greened Gulf Savannah pastures and topped up creeks for some great early Dry Season four wheel driving along the Savannah Way! We hope to see you soon!
Barra and Blues!
Karumba’s annual Barra and Blues Festival in May will be combined with the launch of the $8.5 million Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre.
Head to Karumba May 4-5 for the best fishing season in years topped off with ARIA nominee Ash Grunwald and Emily Wurramara, nominated for the 2018 ARIA Award for Best Blues and Roots Album, award-winning North Queensland blues and roots artist Tim Griffin, and local Normanton band Split Image.
Other activities include free yoga, market stalls, free guided tours and barramundi feeding at the Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre, blues artist workshops, a Big Barra BBQ, and an outdoor screening of the legendary movie ‘The Blues Brothers’ with awards for best-dressed movie-goer.
Tickets for the Saturday night concert are $65. Find out more at www.barracentre.com.au or look for Karumba Barra Blues Festival on Facebook.
Stunning New Scenic Attraction!
Cobbold Gorge Tours was successful in the Outback Queensland Tourism Infrastructure Fund to design, develop, construct and install a glass bottom bridge, spanning an 11m gap over Cobbold Gorge. The bridge will provide exceptional viewing opportunities. It will significantly improve the current tour, enhancing visitor experience and engagement with this unique attraction in the Gulf Savannah region of Outback Queensland.
Cobbold Gorge Glass Bridge will be ready for the 2020 season starting 1 April.
Adventure Down Under in Chillagoe
Travel deep beneath the surface to a fascinating underground world at Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park. Feel the excitement of ‘treading the catwalk’ through the labyrinth of dark passageways and caverns, revealing breathtaking cave decorations at every turn. Discover the hidden beauty of stalagmites and stalactites cleverly illuminated in the darkness.
Rangers offer guided cave tours daily, bookings essential. Phone 4094 7111 or see qld.gov.au/ChillagoeCaves
2019 Gulf Savannah Visitor Guide Now Available!
The 2019 Gulf Savannah Visitor Guide covers all the best things to do from Cairns to Katherine on the Savannah Way.
Check out Yagurli Tours in Burketown, our new cover, offering great Fishing and Sunset Cruises as well as Tagalong Cultural Tours and a captivating Stargazing Tour on Queensland’s largest saltpan.
There are great adventures throughout the region! Check out the new Visitor Guide here, or email us your address and we’ll post you a hard copy in the coming weeks.
Looking for More Information?
Check out the Savannah Way website or contact the fabulous network of Visitor Information Centres along the route for detailed local linformation.
We look forward to seeing you in 2019!