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The tour was very interesting and fully explained the life cycle of the Barramundi A new centre is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Great Educational tour

Visited this establishment and thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Very education, entertaining and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
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Yappar St, Karumba, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4745 9359
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour was very interesting and fully explained the life cycle of the Barramundi A new centre is being constructed across the road so will improve the facilities Price is reasonable and is a must do attraction

Thank cassiedromana
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this establishment and thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Very education, entertaining and certainly a must do. It will be interesting to attend next time as a complete new complex is being built. If you want to know all about the Barra cycle this is the...More

Thank SamFod
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Not sure why someone posted that it was closed - we were there in mid June and it was most definitely open - though the new center across the road wasn't yet open to the public - the original facility was. The tour around the...More

1  Thank zarigirl j
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This tour was amazing, starting with the life cycle of the barramundi and then visiting the tanks where the fish are kept. We were able to hand feed the fish and it's amazing how powerful the "strike" is when they take the food. It's was...More

Thank Jenben255060
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Learnt plenty about Barramundi, new facility not opened yet, But for $35 each, was Ok at the old hatchery.

Thank 921coolchange
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Run by volunteers this hatchery was really interesting. Great being able to hand feed the Barramundi, and to learn about their life cycle. A new centre is nearly ready to open and it will be amazing.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The Barramundi Centre is open. The information provided from a week ago is incorrect. The centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. Tours are 10.30am n 1.30pm. Any question about the centre please call the centre on 0747459589.

Thank Leeanne C
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Unfortunately we were not able to visit as the old centre as they are building a beautiful big new centre across the road which is all but finished. The issue they currently have is they lost all there stock during the process & will not...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I think if you are more into fish and fishing this tour might be a bit more your cup of tea. It consisted of a talk about general Barramundi information, their lifecycle and where/how they live. Then we got to see some of the feed....More

Thank River_diva_mary
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A small group of mates recently visited Karumba chasing Barra. We visited the Discovery Centre to gain s better understanding and appreciation of how the local council and community are promoting Barramundi conservation and restocking programs. The staff at the Centre, Mandy and Simon, were...More

Thank Scotty R
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