Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Karumba, Carpentaria Area

Free Entry

Discover the amazing secrets of the mighty barramundi at The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre, the only hatchery in the world to breed the Southern Gulf strain of this iconic fish!

The brand new interactive and state of the art Interpretive Centre provides the history, stories, lifecycle and habits of these sought-after fish. Discover the wetlands and mangroves and learn about the incredible birdlife and stunning southern Gulf flora.

Watch an amazing short film in their theatre – about Barramundi, the fishing industry and the wonderful community of Karumba and hear stories from the Commercial fishermen who catch them.

Enjoy views over the saltwater lagoon, whilst drinking a quality coffee or eating a scrumptious meal!

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday9am - 1pm
Tuesday9am - 1pm
Wednesday9am - 1pm
Thursday9am - 1pm
Friday9am - 1pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
149 Yappar Street
Karumba, Carpentaria Area
Queensland
Australia
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