Karumba actually does not qualify for
a Bustout synopsis but is an iconic location and so we report.
This place is on the eastern corner of
the Gulf of Carpentaria and is a favorite location for southerners
escaping the southern winter plus the Barramundi sports fisher
Karumba is sited at the
mouth of the Norman River, and enjoys the distinction of being the
only town along the southern Gulf of Carpentaria that is within sight
of the Gulf itself (the Gulf's extensive tidal flats prohibit
settlement elsewhere along its shore). As such, the town's economy
revolves largely around fishing. The Karumba port services the Century
Zinc mine as well as fishing.
Karumba is also a little
unique insofar that tourism, industry
and nature clearly work in harmony each appreciating what the other
The pub has a famous past
and to this day can still lives up to the reputation.
The Tavern on the western
is the spot to best capture the sunset.
The Barramundi Farm stands
in for the museum.
The Karumba Church is multi
On the approaches to
Karumba wildlife, even during the dry is prevalent.
Every Bustout traveler must
do an overnight. Again just to appreciate the outback.