World Barramundi Fishing Championships

With over $20,000 in cash, other prizes and tophies, the World Barramundi Fishing Championships are held annually over the Easter long weekend. For more information contact: Garry Jeffries.

M: 0418 711 734


This is a fun weekend for the whole family that also supports the Royal Flying Doctor Service and other Community Groups.

In the Albert, Nicholson, Leichhardt Rivers around Burketown in Queensland.

Sat 08 April 2017

Outdoor, Festivals

Gregory Downs Race Day and Gregory River Canoe Marathon

Sat 29 - Sun 30 April 2107 

Held annually over the last weekend in April or the first weekend in May is the biggest event on the Gregory calendar.  This year the Horse Races will be held on Saturday 29 April at the Gregory Downs Race Track and the Gregory Canoe Marathon will be held the following day over a short and long course with many entering for fun, but serious competitor also compete.

Contact the Northwest Canoe Club for further information.

Sat 29 April 2017


The Morning Glory Festival

29 Sep – 1 Oct 2017

Come celebrate this rare natural cloud phenomenon, called Morning Glory that occurs in our region from late September to early November. Although we can’t guarantee the Morning Glory cloud will be above us during the festival, why not experience far north Queensland at its best.

Celebrating the unique cloud formations in the Gulf of Carpentaria with The Burketown Camp Draft and Rodeo, dance workshops, art workshops, live music, market stalls, Bush Foods gala dinner, displays, art exhibitions, story telling, kids activities, photographic competition and more.

Fri 29 September 2017


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