Mutton Hole Wetlands

The 9000-hectare Mutton Hole Wetlands, between Karumba and Normanton, are of international significance as a breeding, feeding, moulting and drought refuge for birds. From November to April these stunning wetlands come alive as the monsoon rain replenishes dry waterways and lakes attracting all varieties of birdlife such as whistling-ducks, sarus cranes, brolgas, pelicans and jabirus. Mutton Hole Wetlands Regional Park is part of the largest continuous estuarine wetland aggregation of its type in northern Queensland. It offers significant wildlife observation opportunities. Eleven species of internationally conservation significant bird species have been recorded in the area.  Mutton hole Wetlands is great for crocodile and bird watching.