What to see!

Bynoe Art Gallery

'Platform 1' Souvenirs

Owned and operated by Niani, a local indigenous resident, Platform 1 offers a range of unique, quality souvenirs at affordable prices. A range of local indigenous art is on display and for sale. A visit to Normanton would not be complete without a ride on the historic Gulflander train and a souvenir from Platform 1. For more information, call 0449 892 554.

Information Centre - Town Walk

Information Centre and Town Walk

The Visitor Information Centre houses the Heritage Centre and has displays featuring flood photos of Normanton, pioneers and explorers, wildlife displays and historical artefacts. Pick up a Town Walk brochure and stroll to L.E.W. Henry Park for a photo with the replica of Krys, the largest crocodile ever hunted. Visit the historic Burns Philp Building, Normanton Gaol and the Trackers Quarters, among other attractions. Click here for more information

Krys the Croc

Krys The Croc - The Savannah King

Krys the Savannah King is an accurate artist's impression of of the largest recorded saltwater crocodile captured in the world. This replica at L.E.W Henry Park, built to the dimensions listed in the Guiness Book of Word Records, can be found as part of the Normanton Town Walk.
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Burke and Wills Camp 119

Burke & Wills Camp 119

Burke and Wills, King and Grey arrived in the Gulf on the 9th February 1861 and established their most northerly camp; Camp 119. When heading west towards Burketown on the Savannah Way, this camp is located on the eastern bank of the Little Bynoe River, 35km west of Normanton. Click here for more information

Mutton Hole Wetlands

Mutton Hole Wetlands

From November to April, these stunning wetlands come alive as the monsoon rain replenishes dry waterways and lakes attract all varieties of birdlife such as brolgas, pelicans and jabirus. In the dry season the wetland retreats leaving a beautiful landscape of mangroves and grassland. Click here for more information

What to do!

Karumba Fishing Charters

Karumba Fishing Adventures

Made to order fishing charters for up to 4 people. Half day and full day trips available. Because of the favourable climate conditions, fish numbers thrive in the gulf region and many different species are available.
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Barramundi Discovery Centre

The Barramundi Discovery Centre

A must see in Karumba, the only hatchery that breeds the Southern Gulf strain of Barra. Fully guided tours Monday through to Saturday give you the chance to feed broodstock up to 25kg. Unique range of souvenirs made from barra skin, sea snake, parrot fish and even toad!
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Croc and Crab Tours Karumba

Croc & Crab Tours Karumba

If you'd like to experience an exciting adventure, or just kick back and enjoy a relaxing and peaceful tour on board our spacious luxury vessel, then Croc and Crab Tours have something for you. . Half Day Cruises & Luxury Sunset Cruises available.
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Ferryman Cruises

Ferryman Cruises

Karumba's number one in River and Gulf Cruises. Explore the mangrove lined waterway of the Norman river with the Ferryman. Our wildlife adventures include Bird watching unforgettable Gulf sunsets and croc spotting cruises over the Gulf of carpentaria.
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Kerry D Fishing Charters

Kerry D Fishing Charters

Kerry D is a locally owned Karumba fishing charter boat operating half & full day trips suitable for all ages. Get hooked on one of these fish! barramundi – grunter – salmon – jew – shark – bream – mackerel – queenies – fingermark
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Where to stay!

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park If you want the best fishing in Australia. Have fun, dine in spectacular surroundings, see what the outback is really like and still get a beer and a bet on at the pub, Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is the place to be.
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Gulflander Motel & Caravan Park

Gulfland Motel & Caravan Park

An Oasis in the Savannah. Situated on the Matilda Highway, turn in at the Big Barramundi on the left as you enter Normanton. 28 self contained motel units, 40 powered caravan sites. Camping sites nestled amongst mango, palm and native trees.
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The Normanton Tourist Park

The Normanton Tourist Park

Exceptional holiday accommodation. Enjoy the friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and peaceful location. Accommodation choices include 90 powered sites, 40 camp sites, self-contained ensuite cabins / budget / bungalows. The park provides 2 camp kitchens, barbeque area, 3 amenities blocks, artesian spa bath and a huge 25 metre swimming pool.
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