There are several fishing charter operators to choose from including those specialising in Barramundi Charters—Check your room information books and we can assist with bookings – it is always a good idea to plan ahead if you are thinking to do a charter – just so you don’t miss out on the fun!
Sunset, Birdwatching, Croc Spotting and special occasions, events or functions. We can assist with information and to help in making bookings and again to avoid missing out – it is a good idea to check dates and availability and book ahead.
Bird Watching and Photography
All year round there are opportunities and seasonal changes with migratory, savannah, marine, parrots, birds of prey and more.
Karumba Waterpark and Swimming Pool
A great place to cool off, get some exercise, take the family or just chill out
Karumba Walking Track
Joining Karumba Point to Karumba town approx 3.5km long—passing through marine salt/flood plains and over mangrove/marine creeks— additional information is available at the Karumba Visitor Information Centre or check with us for details. Some 30 interpretive heritage/history signs are now in place in and around Karumba and Karumba Point areas— the Karumba Visitor Information Centre has location maps.
Bowls, Golf and the Karumba Recreation Club
There are social bowls activities throughout the year and golf tournaments on Thursday and Sunday mornings through the year—everyone is welcome. There are honesty boxes for golf and bowls outside these times and golf clubs/buggies are available for hire. This is a not for profit community operated club.
The Gulf is home to the Morning Glory Cloud
The Morning Glory cloud is a rare meteorological phenomenon consisting of a low-level atmospheric solitary wave and associated cloud, Burketown is a centre for cloud chasers in the later months of each year with gliders, photographers and those wanting to experience these amazing clouds – as the Gulf of Carpentaria and Gulf of Mexico have the highest rate of formations anywhere in the world. In Karumba these morning glory clouds can be experienced most usually from August through to November – early morning – unforgettable.
Croc and Crab morning nature cruise
An exciting nature cruise on the Norman River and Six Mile Creek, enjoy the history of the Karumba Port followed by:
– Crab Pot Lifting
– Crocodile and bird Spotting
The Sand Island Sunset Cruise
Commences with a Karumba Port tour before venturing out to Karumba’s favourite sunset viewing destination – The Sand Island
The gulf region is renowned for it’s spectacular sunsets.
Cruises operate May – September. Please call to book as cruises may not run everyday.