The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre will be the next Iconic Tourism Asset in Karumba

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre will be the next Iconic Tourism Asset in Karumba

Redeveloping and expanding the Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre in Karumba will not only draw more tourists and students, but will give locals jobs and a community meeting place.

New Barramundi Discovery Centre Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

New Barramundi Discovery Centre Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Iconic Tourism Asset

Building our Regions funding has enabled council to expand this iconic tourism asset to provide sustainable job options and grow the economy without compromising its long-term financial sustainability.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Council estimates the centre generates around $2.6m in gross regional product each year and expects this to increase.

This project has the ability to support 26 ongoing jobs, including a full-time tourism officer, tour operators and hospitality staff, and contribute to the existing labour force of over 1000 people in the shire.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The expansion opens new opportunities for council to partner with the tourism, retail, fishing and education sectors, including James Cook University.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Tourism Queensland has identified the Barramundi Discovery Centre as one of 18 catalyst projects across the region drawing significant domestic and international visitor numbers.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Benefits of Upgrading Barramundi Centre

This upgrade will create a social, educational, sporting and recreational facility for locals and visitors through the interpretive centre, which will explore the lifecycle of the barramundi and include ponds for growing the hatchlings and for visitors to fish in, a souvenir and merchandise shop, a restaurant and a conference centre.
Residents will have a wider range of recreation and social options in high-quality indoor and outdoor spaces.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Impact on Environment

The expansion will create a key environmental education resource for schools across Australia, and enhance the understanding of sustainable fishing, the unique Gulf environment and local cultural heritage values.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

New Barramundi Centre Focus on:

Interpretive centre exploring the barramundi’s lifecycle.
Ponds for the hatchlings and to provide a fishing experience.
Souvenir and merchandise shop, restaurant and conference centre.

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

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