Come with a sense of adventure and discover the secrets of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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Fishing enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities to ply their craft on the waterways surrounding Burketown. Whether you are on the Albert, Nicholson, Leichhardt, or Gregory river, there's a catch to be found.

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Plan your visit

This is a remote part of Australia with relatively few travelers. That is something special, and it also requires a planned approach. Plan your itinerary carefully. Then you can relax and enjoy the drive!

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Getting here

Burketown is located 230km by road west from Normanton and 430km north of Mount Isa. If travelling from the Northern Territory, the town can be reached via Daly Waters and Borroloola.

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