Town Walk - Karumba

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Artesian Bore (Building)

The town's only water supply was from the artesian bore until 1988 when sulphuric content was deemed unsafe for consumption. The metal A-frame standing behind the fire station is all that remains now.

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B Block (Building)

This beautiful example of South African architecture was built originally as a radio control facility for the flying boats, owned and operated by Qantas and the British Airways. The entire complex block...

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Boat Cruises (Building)

There are several Boat Cruises on offer in Karumba for recreational fishing, crabbing, crocodile spotting and bird watching. It's the perfect way to learn about our unique area with the knowledgeable tour...

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Boat Cruises 2 (Building)

There are several Boat Cruises on offer in Karumba for recreational fishing, crabbing, crocodile spotting and bird watching. It's the perfect way to learn about our unique area with the knowledgeable tour...

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Karumba Point Beach (Building)

Karumba Point Beach is the only beach in the Gulf of Carpentaria that is accessible by bitumen road. Enjoy walking along the beachfront and watching the sunset over the Gulf of Carpentaria. Picnic tables...

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Krystina & Ron Pawlowski (Building)

Krystina and Ron were famous crocodile shooters in the 1950s. Karumba Point Service Station now stands where Krystina and Ron in 1965, the couple started Australia's first crocodile farm in Karumba, but...

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Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre (Building)

This informative tourist attraction that incorporates the only hatchery in the world that breeds the Southern Gulf strain of barramundi. The Centre has a hatchery which runs breeding programs producing...

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Live Cattle Export (Building)

The first live cattle transported from Karumba were in 1900. Export ceased during WWII and then started exporting again in the 1950s. Still until today cattle are exported regular in the dry season to...

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Raptis & Sons (Building)

Shannon Bros built a meat works on this site, it lasted two years before going into liquidation. AW Anderson 'The Sausage King' bought it and continued meat works. It burnt down in the 1950s and was converted...

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Refuelling (Building)

This small brick building was originally an oil and foam storage facility for the flying boats. The foam was to extinguish fires by running a hose down to the boat ramp if a fire accrued. Another larger...

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Sunderland Park (Building)

The towns Cenotaph is here looking out at the Norman River. Beautiful scenery of the boats, wharf and the Norman River can be viewed here. Point: Karumba heritage walk is a chance to find out more about...

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Town Boat Ramp (Building)

This large concrete pad was built by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as a spillway in the early 1940s to get Catalina and the Short Sunderland aircraft in and out of the water. Catalina photo gallery...

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What's In A Name (Building)

The Norman Mouth, as it was originally known, changed to Kimberly and later to stop confusion with Kimberly in the Northern Territory it was changed again to Karumba believed to be an aboriginal word meaning...

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