Experience the natural wildlife of Australia up close with a natural wildlife experience in Karumba

Experience the natural wildlife of Australia up close with a natural wildlife experience in Karumba.

See endangered species, unique birds, animals and plants and current conservation projects aimed at preserving our wildlife.

Select Natural Wildlife in Karumba, Tropical, Queensland, Australia, from the list below. Alternatively select a different area.

Tourist Attraction: To View Special Galleries Click on Category
  1. Animals
  2. Beautiful Sunset View
  3. Boating
  4. Birds Species
  5. Fishing Memories
  6. Fun and Family Entertainment.
  7. Landscapes / Panoramas.
  8. Park Activities.
  9. Sky and Stars.
  10. Wildlife.
Sunset Caravan Park

Sunset Caravan Park

Live Cameras

Live Cameras

Flood Cameras

Flood Cameras are located at the following locations:

Artesian Bore (Building)

The town’s only water supply was from the artesian bore until 1988 when sulphuric content was deemed unsafe for consumption. The metal A-frame standing behind the fire station is all that remains now.

 

Karumba Point Boat Ramp Point

Karumba Point Boat Ramp Point

 

B Block (Building)

This beautiful example of South African architecture was built originally as a radio control facility for the flying boats, owned and operated by Qantas and the British Airways. The entire complex block became the base for the 43rd squadron, flying operational patrols in World War II.

 

Karumba Boat Ramp - Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Karumba Boat Ramp – Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

 

Boat Cruises (Building)

There are several Boat Cruises on offer in Karumba for recreational fishing, crabbing, crocodile spotting and bird watching. It’s the perfect way to learn about our unique area with the knowledgeable tour guides.

 

Karumba Point Boat Ramp Point

Karumba Point Boat Ramp Point

 Boat Cruises 2 (Building)

There are several Boat Cruises on offer in Karumba for recreational fishing, crabbing, crocodile spotting and bird watching. It’s the perfect way to learn about our unique area with the knowledgeable tour guides. 

Children Fishing Attraction in Karumba Visit Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Children Fishing Attraction in Karumba Visit Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Karumba Point Beach (Building)

Karumba Point Beach is the only beach in the Gulf of Carpentaria that is accessible by bitumen road. Enjoy walking along the beachfront and watching the sunset over the Gulf of Carpentaria. Picnic tables and amenities are also available, while relaxing watching the sunset or fishing.

Lorry Dobbins bags a beauty. Great catch Lorry. Good looking Mackerel.

Lorry Dobbins bags a beauty. Great catch Lorry. Good looking Mackerel.

Krystina & Ron Pawlowski (Building)

Krystina and Ron were famous crocodile shooters in the 1950s. Karumba Point Service Station now stands where Krystina and Ron in 1965, the couple started Australia’s first crocodile farm in Karumba, but were eventually forced to close.

 

big croc normanton

big croc normanton

 

Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre (Building)

This informative tourist attraction that incorporates the only hatchery in the world that breeds the Southern Gulf strain of barramundi. The Centre has a hatchery which runs breeding programs producing fingerlings which are eventually released back into the rivers.

 

Barramundi Discovery Centre

Barramundi Discovery Centre

 

Live Cattle Export (Building)

The first live cattle transported from Karumba were in 1900. Export ceased during WWII and then started exporting again in the 1950s. Still until today cattle are exported regular in the dry season to Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam. There is no access to this facility. 

A fabulous outback image by Mark Burgess. Tremendous

A fabulous outback image by Mark Burgess. Tremendous

Raptis & Sons (Building)

Shannon Bros built a meat works on this site, it lasted two years before going into liquidation. AW Anderson ‘The Sausage King’ bought it and continued meat works. It burnt down in the 1950s and was converted into a prawn processing plant. A. Raptis & Sons bought it in 1977.

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Prawns

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Prawns

Refuelling (Building)

This small brick building was originally an oil and foam storage facility for the flying boats. The foam was to extinguish fires by running a hose down to the boat ramp if a fire accrued. Another larger rounded brick structure behind this building was used for fuel storage.

 

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Wildlife, Sunset View, Birds

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Wildlife, Sunset View, Birds

 

Sunderland Park (Building)

The towns Cenotaph is here looking out at the Norman River. Beautiful scenery of the boats, wharf and the Norman River can be viewed here. Point: Karumba heritage walk is a chance to find out more about Karumba and surrounds. This walk also incorporates linking town and the Point.

 

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Beautiful Sunset View

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Beautiful Sunset View

 

Town Boat Ramp (Building)

This large concrete pad was built by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as a spillway in the early 1940s to get Catalina and the Short Sunderland aircraft in and out of the water. Catalina photo gallery is situated at Carpentaria Fuels.

 

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Sunset View

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park Sunset View

 

What’s In A Name (Building)

The Norman Mouth, as it was originally known, changed to Kimberly and later to stop confusion with Kimberly in the Northern Territory it was changed again to Karumba believed to be an aboriginal word meaning ‘Spirit of an old man’.

Good fishing Robert. Very nice fish. Robert stays at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park.

Good fishing Robert. Very nice fish. Robert stays at Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park.

 
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Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

BOOK NOW! for October, November, and December. You may also do advanced booking for January, February, and March.
Postal Address: Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park, PO Box 61 Karumba Queensland 4891
Tel: (07) 4745 9277
Fax (07) 4745 9480
E-mail info@sunsetcp.com.au
http://www.sunsetcp.com.au

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