Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Discover the amazing secrets of the mighty barramundi at The Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre, the only hatchery in the world to breed the Southern Gulf strain of this iconic fish!

The brand new interactive and state of the art Interpretive Centre provides the history, stories, lifecycle and habits of these sought-after fish. Discover the wetlands and mangroves and learn about the incredible birdlife and stunning southern Gulf flora.

Watch an amazing short film in their theatre – about Barramundi, the fishing industry and the wonderful community of Karumba and hear stories from the Commercial fishermen who catch them.

Enjoy views over the saltwater lagoon, whilst drinking a quality coffee or eating a scrumptious meal!

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.


Birdwatching Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Nature & Wildlife Non Smoking Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Restaurant Shop Shop / Gift Shop Visitor Information Centre Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation


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