Things To Do

In Karumba

Karumba Point, 72 km north of Normanton in the Gulf of Carpentaria, is the only beach in the Central Savannah accessible by sealed road and is well known for fishing all year round. End of the Road Motel offers 4 star accommodation at Karumba Point in the Gulf of Carpentaria. In one of Australia’s most remotest and beautiful locations. Population of around 600 to 700 permanent residents and several thousand visitors throughout the year. The tiny fishing village is situated on the mouth of the Norman river, 72km North West of Normanton. The End of the Road Motel’s Motel is ‘Where the Outback Meets the Sea in Style’. The motel offers extra luxury in Gulf Accommodation.


Karumba is known for its great fishing. With one fishing charter and two Barramundi fishing guides, it is your ultimate fishing destination.

Kerry D local operator takes you into the gulf waters with half and full day fishing charters, all fishing gear supplied, morning & afternoon tea and lunch for the full day. Fully shaded fishing deck.

Lance Butler Professional Sports Fishing Guide, catering for small personalized groups. Lance has over 22 years experience as a fishing guide in Northern Territory and Northern Queensland. Fish in the comfort of the new custom built Stabi Craft Frontier. Email

Gavin ‘Groover’ New Carpentaria Barra and sports fishing Charters. The barra fishing experience you’ve been searching for. Fishing Normanton, Karumba and the greater gulf regions. For the ultimate Barramundi fishing experience contact Groover on 0408796715 or visit his website

Croc & Crab Half day tour & Sunset Cruise

Outback by the sea adventure, travel 45k along the Norman River in Croc & Crabs 10m fully shaded vessel. Half day tours include Live crab pot lifting, Live crab handling and tying, croc spotting and bird watching. Enjoy a peaceful & relaxing cruise, on board the spacious vessel. While enjoying fresh Gulf Prawns, tropical fruit platter and refreshments.

Barramundi Discovery Centre

Learn about the unique strain of Barramundi in the Gulf, Feed brood stock up to 25kg.

Sunday Markets

Stroll amongst the many stores offering quality made goods, handcrafts, jewellery, produce and other items. (Seasonal)

Karumba Golf Course / Recreation Club


Boat hire, charters and cruises are available to explore Karumba’s endless water wonderland. The surrounding wetlands are the habitat for many bird species including Brolgas, Sarus Cranes, Crimson Chats and migratory birds.

Gulflander- Discover the outback with a real legend…

The Gulflander …a grand old railmotor will take you on a journey of discovery. The Gulflander rolls along an historic track running right through the heart of the Gulf Country. Scheduled trips include Billy Tea & Damper Normanton to Critters Camp.

Burns Philip – Normanton Burns Philip & Company’s remnant general store in Normanton symbolises the company’s extraordinary expansion throughout Queensland, Australia and beyond during the late nineteenth century.