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Recreation Areas

Traditionally, Gangalidda country stretches from the Leichhardt River, west to Massacre Inlet. The extent of this core area has never been disputed with our neighbours. We have strong ties to our country, our cultural heritage and our traditional estates. Through anthropological studies conducted as part of our native title claims we have been able to demonstrate our connection to country and purposely map the area of our traditional family estates.

gulf of carpentaria - recreation areas - Bridge to Bottleheap

Bridge to Bottleheap

This area provides a combination of camping and day-use sites and is the closest camping to town - two access points approximately 1.0 and 2.5 km from town - with easy access for all manner of vehicles.

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Gulf of carpentaria - recreation areas - Meatworks

Meatworks

Located just a few kilometres northeast of town, all sites are easily accessible by all vehicles, but still secluded. Most sites in this area are well shaded, many with a grassy bank leading to the river and provide excellent fishing.

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Gulf of carpentaria - recreation areas - Wharf

Wharf

This is a largely flat and open area just 7km from town on bitumen road. Guttapercha and mangroves are the predominate vegetation with several waterways defining the area.

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Gulf of carpentaria - recreation areas - Dean's Creek

Dean's Creek

It is a remote area from town crossing margins of the saltpans that can be influenced by the tide. This area is only 12km from town, but feels world's away.

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Off the beaten path, and worth it