Here are answers to some questions we are frequently asked about Sunset Caravan Park
Are the roads sealed to Karumba?
Yes they are tar sealed all the way coming from the Mt. Isa or the Cairns direction. In fact 95% coming from Cairns is Dual carriage way.
What are the best months to come to Sunset Caravan Park in Karumba?
This depends largely on what you want to do and see. For fishing, general touring and sight seeing any where between the start of March and the end of November is excellent. Viewing prolific bird life, cloud formations and the like is excellent in the green season. March and April are excellent to catch the end of the green season coming into the dry and fishing is just fantastic. October and November has the best weather of all. Pleasant days and nights with balmy breezes through the park. It does not get better than this. And yes, the fish are still biting.
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Should I book ahead?
Sunset Caravan Park is a very popular and friendly park so to avoid disappointment it is advisable to book ahead.
Are there other things to do around Karumba other than fishing?
Yes there are many other things to do. Scenic flights over the area and to the islands, bird watching, crabbing, croc spotting, train and bus tours, swimming, scenic walks, dining out, tennis, golf, market day, Friday night fun, craft days, happy hours, meeting new friends or just taking it easy. It is up to you how much you wish to participate.
Are dogs allowed in the park?
Yes dogs are allowed in the park. However, we very much keep in mind our guest’s comfort. Your dog must be kept on a leash at all times and must not cause any noise disturbance.
Is the weather and fishing still good in September and October?
Not only is the weather and fishing still good in September and October you can really fish all year round. September is a good month but October is the best weather month of the year and can continue into November and sometimes right up to the end of December.
Is there an internet station available in Karumba?
Yes. An internet station is available in Karumba Point. Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park also has free wireless internet hook up available.
Is an ATM available in Karumba?
Yes. An ATM is available at Ash’s Store in Karumba Point and at the tavern just up the road from the park.
Does Karumba have medical facilities?
Yes there is a pharmacy, medical centre and ambulance service in Karumba which can handle most
eventualities. There is a hospital 70ks away at Normanton and the Flying Doctor operates in the area for any emergencies. Karumba operates an all weather tar sealed air strip.
Do your Villas and Cabins have cooking facilities?
Yes, our Cabins and Villas are equipped with cooking facilities.
Do digital mobile phones work in the area?
Yes. CDMA and 3 G phones do work in the area. A Telstra phone box is located