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Queensland Explore Centre - Karumba

Karumba Visitor Information Centre

The Karumba Visitor Information Centre is located at the Barramundi Discovery Centre and a great place to spend some time exploring!
There is some fantastic information on the local area, as well as the interactive tours the Barra Centre offers. There is the chance to try our VR display, too – and our friendly staff can assist you with all your travel needs!


Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Karumba will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day 

Opening Hours:

Open Daily: 9.00am – 4:00pm

Emerald Explore Centre, Photo credit Jesse Lindeman Photo credit: Jesse Lindeman

What We Offer:

  • Travel Information
  • Barra Centre entry – free of charge
  • Tours and experiences at the Centre and by local operators
  • Brochures and maps
  • Virtual Reality experience
  • RV friendly parking
  • Café on site

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre in Karumba – feed the mighty Barramundi and explore everything about the ‘Outback by the Sea’
2. Enjoy a Sunset Cruise in Karumba
3. Indigenous Stock Workers and Rodeo Riders Display at the Burns Philp Building in Normanton – fabulous images and interesting history
4. Go fishing in Karumba – either with a charter operator or from the shore
5. Enjoy the bird life and water lilies of the Mutton Hole wetlands just North of Normanton
6. Have a drink in one of our pubs – and why not try the ‘infamous’ Animal Bar in the Karumba Township
7. Experience the Morning Glory cloud phenomena from September to November – with the Gulf only one of two place in the world where you can see this formation
8. Take the historic Gulflander Train from Normanton to Croydon
9. Take a selfie with Krys the Croc in Normanton, a replica of the largest croc ever shot in the area, a whopping 8.65m!
10. Explore Burke & Wills Camp 119 with its blazed trees, a few kilometres outside of Normanton

Contact us:

Phone: 07 4745 2211
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Website: www.barracentre.com.au