Borroloola is a remote fishing community on the McArthur River in the Gulf of Carpentaria. This historic town is the considered the gateway to the Gulf region and is famed for its excellent fishing, and the rich lead, zinc and silver deposits that are mined in the area. Borroloola can be accessed via the Carpentaria Highway from Daly Waters in the Northern Territory or on the road through Garawa Aboriginal Land Trust from Queensland.
Once a frontier town, Borroloola is now the capital of the Gulf region. Today, the town still has a frontier feel. Fishing and camping remain a way of life for locals and travellers chasing barramundi. King Ash Bay, a great fishing spot 50 kilometres down-stream, also attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Temperatures for Borroloola
Borroloola has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Borroloola is approximately 34 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 24 °c.
Borroloola has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Borroloola is approximately 33 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 16 °c.
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