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 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.

OPENING HOURS

Dry Season – Now Operating

9:00am to 4:00pm Daily

Wet Season – 9:00am to 1:00pm Monday – Friday (Closed weekends)

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years’ Day and Anzac Day

Tour Times

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Barra Bites Café

The cafe is closed for the wet season. Come and visit again when we re-open 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 are lots to do and see! Karumba is a fisherman’s paradise with a huge array of fish, crabs and prawns in the area. Jump on a fishing charter or take a river and sunset tour to explore the amazing birdlife, as well as crabs and crocodiles. Visit the Karumba Swimming Pool and Waterpark with the kids for a cool down. Or just relax at the the Sunset Tavern with its uninterrupted views across the mouth of the Norman River and Gulf of Carpentaria.