Self Guided Walking Tour
Normanton takes it’s name from the nearby Norman River. Established in 1867 it’s early years are steeped in history that is fuelled by the goldfields expansion. There is a town walk that takes in most of the main attractions both historic and contemporary with amply opportunities to stop and refresh yourself along the way.
You can download a copy of the walk map and items of interest with the following links (they are the same file, just different sizes for your convenience):
Alternatively there is a “live” map available online at the Carpentaria Shire website
Hiring A Car
A popular option is to hire a car to tour both Normanton (see the map above) and to also take in the nearby town of Karumba. Karumba situated at the mouth of the Norman river on the shore of the Gulf of Carpentaria about 45 minutes drive from Normanton. There are many attractions in Karumba, and similar to Normanton there is a town walk available.
To get there you will need to hire a car (there are no bus, taxi or shuttle services operating) independently at your own expense. Please contact the following directly for vehicle hire arrangments
- S&E Car Hire – Mob: 0419 700 138 Email : email@example.com
- Normanton Vehicle Hire – Mob: 0404 285 405