Karumba is within the Shire of Carpentaria, the administrative headquarters of which is in Normanton. The town 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 prohibits settlement elsewhere along its shore).
Karumba is a fisherman’s paradise with a huge array of fish, crabs and prawns in the area. The boystouredthis small holiday village .
The boys decided that this sign ends their dream of having a swim in the Gulf of Carpentaria and so they made their way back to Normanton where they stopped again to take a picture of the huge crocodile which was shot close by many years ago
Having refuelled in Normanton the boys were on their way down South towards Mount Isa
It came into existence because of the vast mineral deposits found in the area.
With an urban population of 21,998 Mount Isa is the administrative, commercial and industrial centre for the state’s vast north-western region.
A trip through desert lands on long and straight roads with the highlight of seeing some Emus and having to overtake a lot of road trains.
After arriving in Mount ISA Andre felt quiet at home because he found