Carpentaria Shire Council is a Local Government Area in north Queensland, Australia. The shire contains two towns, Karumba, a fishing port and Normanton, the administrative centre. Both towns are situated on the Norman River.
Ths shire is named for the Gulf of Carpentaria and is located on the gulf’s south east coast.
Exciting crocodile spotting, historic train rides, famous fishing competitions, annual rodeo, million dollar sunsets over the sea, historic hotels, world renown fishing, spectacular river cruises, exciting charter fishing adventures, incredible joy and scenic flights! There is so much to do and so much to see in Carpentaria Shire!! Explore this exciting region for yourself – you never know what you will discover!