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Facebook | 10 February 2018

And it's a great time to visit! Burketown and the southern Gulf region is beautiful in the wet season - tropical storms light up the night sky and everything is iridescent green. The floodwaters are due to burst the river banks soon and Burketown will be surrounded by vast wetlands, teeming with animal and bird life.

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Barramundi Fishing

Post | 01 April 2017

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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Getting here

Article | 01 April 2017

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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