Turtle Camp

Every year, the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Unit and Yanyuwa and Mara families invite paying guests to attend our annual turtle camp. Visitors are accommodated in luxury eco tents and can observe (‘up close and personal’) and participate in Wundanyuka (sea turtle) monitoring and management. Guests may also share in other cultural activities hosted by the [...]

Borroloola Gulf Show

Aptly nicknamed the WayOutBack agricultural show by locals, The Borroloola Gulf Show is held each year in the isolated town of Borroloola in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Despite its small size and remote location, the last blast of the Territory show season swells the Borroloola population, attracting over 1,000 visitors and competitors coming for the [...]

Lorella Springs Wilderness Park

Lorella Springs Wilderness Park is part of a virtually untouched one million acre cattle station located 180 kilometres along the road between Borroloola and Rope Bar, 29 km north of the Savannah Way. This huge, remote property offers a retreat of solitude and serenity with 25 kilometres of coastline, plus waterways, wetlands and swamps, rock [...]

King Ash Bay Lodge

Set on the banks of the mighty McArthur River within the King Ash Bay Fishing Club, King Ash Bay Lodge offers travellers and fishermen a friendly and welcoming place to stay. Enjoy the quiet and very relaxed lifestyle, sit back and watch the wildlife or just spend the day fishing – there’s something for everyone. [...]

Savannah Way

The Savannah Way is one of Australia’s greatest adventure drives, linking Cairns in north Queensland with Broome on the Kimberley coast of Western Australia, traversing the Katherine region of the Northern Territory. The drive is approximately 3,700 kilometres long and meanders through Savannah woodlands that cover tropical northern Australia. The route is mainly sealed, although [...]

Limmen National Park

The Gulf region is known for its rivers and this is reflected in the drive through Limmen National Park, which crosses four major rivers and follows a fifth, the Roper River, for a while. It is a paradise for anglers and birdwatchers, and is always popular among anglers. Limmen has only recently become a sightseeing [...]

King Ash Bay Easter Fishing Classic

Test your fishing skills – enter the popular annual King Ash Bay Easter Fishing Classic for the chance to win many great prizes. The event welcomes serious anglers and casual fishing enthusiasts alike. Cash and other prizes are available including Champion Estuary Angler, Champion Reef Angler and heaviest fish of 14 different species. There are [...]

King Ash Bay Fishing Festival

The King Ash Bay Fishing Festival is now over the three days of the May Day weekend, to overcome the weather and road conditions associated with an Easter competition, The King Ash Bay Fishing Festival is now their major annual event. Weigh-ins are held each evening at the bar, with Sunday evening being the presentation [...]

Caranbirini Conservation Reserve

Caranbirini Conservation Reserve is located 46 kilometres south of Borroloola on the western extremity of the Bukalara Range and is easily accessed off the Carpentaria Highway. The reserve protects a surprising diversity of habitats for such a small area, including sandstone hills and ridges, a semi-permanent waterhole surrounded by riverine vegetation, open woodland and interesting [...]

Borroloola Police Station Museum

The Borroloola Police Station Museum offers a fascinating insight into a bygone era. The police station was constructed in 1886 when Borroloola was a significant river port and drovers camp. The buildings were used for 50 years by the police before becoming a patrol officer’s residence. It is the oldest surviving example of an outpost [...]

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