The Gulf Savannah region extends from the Great Dividing Range in the east to the Northern Territory border in the west. The Gulf Savannah region is a safari country of golden savannah grasslands abounding with wildlife.
Established on the Norman River by William Landsborough, Normanton was the port for the Croydon Rush and is a terminus of the Victorian architecture preserved in the Normanton Railway Station.
Some 30 kilometres to the south-west of Normanton is camp 119, Burke and Wills' most northerly camp. The wetlands between Normanton and Karumba are also excellent for birdwatching, particularly just after the 'wet season'. Distance From Brisbane (State Capital): 2,500 kilometres north.
Temperatures for Normanton
Normanton has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Normanton is approximately 42 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 12 °c.
Normanton has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Normanton is approximately 37 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 7 °c.
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Featured Normanton 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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