The Gulf Savannah is an interesting region to visit all year, however, during the monsoon season, transportation methods must be carefully considered, as some parts of the Gulf Savannah region suffer from a lack of road infrastructure.
The Gulflander is an historic railway link established in the 1800's to service Croydon, which was then a booming gold town (it boasted 19 hotels in its heyday of which only one remains) from Normanton, which was this area's port prior to the establishment of Karumba.
Croydon Historic Village is now an historic precinct under a restoration plan. Surrounding environs - savannah grasslands, low rolling hills which are rich in the historic remains of early gold mining activity. Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): Via Mount Isa - 2,463 kilometres : Via Cairns - 2,280 kilometres
Temperatures for Croydon
Croydon has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Croydon is approximately 41 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 16 °c.
Croydon has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Croydon is approximately 38 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 6 °c.
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Destinations within Far North Queensland
|Cape York Peninsula|
|Torres Strait Islands|
|Other Far North Queensland Destinations|
|Mount Surprise||Normanton||Port Douglas|