VISIT

Learn about all that the Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre has to offer.

DISCOVER

Explore the Karumba region and enjoy the local experiences.

PLAN

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DISCOVER THE AMAZING SECRETS OF THE MIGHTY BARRAMUNDI AT THE LES WILSON BARRAMUNDI DISCOVERY CENTRE, THE ONLY HATCHERY IN THE WORLD TO BREED THE SOUTHERN GULF STRAIN OF THIS ICONIC FISH!

The brand new interactive and state of the art Interpretive Centre provides the history, stories, lifecycle and habits of these sought-after fish. Discover the wetlands and mangroves and learn about the incredible birdlife and stunning southern Gulf flora.

Please note that you will ‘Feed-a-Barra’ during the ‘Tip-to-Tail – Behind the Scenes’ tour. There is no need to book both experiences.

OPENING HOURS

9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, Public Holidays
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day
and New Years’ Day

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Purchase your tickets online in advance! Tours can get booked out quickly, make sure you secure your spot by booking online!

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WILD FISH CAFE

Visit the Wild Fish Café for fresh, quality food and beverage services. Relax by the saltwater lagoon with a cappuccino and home-made cakes and pastries!

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FIND OUT WHAT ELSE KARUMBA HAS TO OFFER!

When you visit the Barra Centre, make sure you take time to explore the rest of Karumba. There is lots to do and see! Karumba is a fisherman’s paradise with a huge array of fish, crabs and prawns in the area. Take a tour to explore the amazing birdlife, as well as crabs and crocodiles. Visit the amazing Karumba Swimming Pool and Waterpark with the kids. Or just relax at the the Sunset Tavern with its views across the mouth of the Norman River.

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