The Carpentaria Shire Council welcomes all travellers to our region and the opportunity to see some of the best nature has to offer, the Outback by the Sea.
Council offers a seasonal free camping site on the banks of the Norman River in Normanton. Limited permits are available and you can apply for a permit here:
Please Note - Camping at the rodeo grounds is not permitted, except for individuals accompanied by cattle and horses.
RV Dump Points
RV travellers can deposit their wastewater (sewage) from caravans and RVs at Council's dumping site:
Normanton: Normanton Works Depot, Old Hospital Road, Normanton.
Karumba: Truck Stop, corner of Yappar and Walker Street, Karumba.
Overnight parking is not permitted on roadsides and other public land within 5km of the townships of Normanton and Karumba.
Self-drive travellers will find affordable overnight accommodation at the region's many commercially-operated caravan and tourist parks.