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. Karumba is situated on the mouth of the Norman River and is the centre of the Gulf's prawning industry.
Surrounding environ is flat wetlands which extend inland for approximately 30 kilometres. Wetlands are a series of meandering saltwater tidal estuaries, habitat for saltwater crocodiles and vast array of bird species, such as pelicans, cyrus cranes, brolgas and black swans. Distance From Brisbane (State Capital) via Cairns is 2,501 kilometres or via Mount Isa is 2,382 kilometres.
Temperatures for Karumba
Karumba has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Karumba is approximately 40 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 13 °c.
Karumba has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Karumba is approximately 36 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 6 °c.
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Featured Karumba Activities and Tours
Explore spectacular Gulf Country! Take the Savannahlander train into cattle country, see historic Normanton, enjoy a Gulf of Carpentaria sunset cruise and explore Burke & Wills’ infamous Camp #119. ...
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