PREPARING FOR YOUR TRIP TO KING ASH BAY

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At King Ash Bay we are very remote. We are 700km from the nearest traffic lights and 1,000km from the nearest shopping centre. With that being said, we are very well setup here. Many first time visitors are amazed at…

Camping and Caravanning Facilities

Camping King Ash Bay

Set largely in a natural bush environment, the most apt description of our camp areas is informal and friendly.  There are no allocated sites, site numbers etc.  Campers are free to choose their own camp area from those available when…

FISHING AT KING ASH BAY

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With a two lane boat ramp, hundreds of km of sheltered, mangrove lined rivers and creeks and easy access to the Sir Edward Pellew Islands and surrounding waters in the Gulf of Carpentaria, the range of fishing opportunities is enormous.…

Camping Fees

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KING ASH BAY FISHING CLUB INC Camping Fees from 1st April 2013 All Site Fees are reduced by approximately 4% for stays of 28 days or more Members Powered Site Weekly Up to 2 adults and 2 children $141.00 Additional…

Sponsors

McArthur River Mining King Ash Bay

  We acknowledge the support of the many generous sponsors who supported the 2013 King Ash Bay Fishing Classic.  The success of the competition is due in large part to our sponsors.  Thank you. The following is a list of…

Fishing Competitions

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VIEW A VIDEO PRESENTATION FROM THE 2013 FISHING CLASSIC Click this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSHUT6vsI_Y 2013 King Ash Bay Fishing Classic Results Event held on May Day long weekend due to postponement with approximately 375ml rain prior to Easter. There were 161…

The Sir Edward Pellew Golf Links

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Named after the Sir Edward Pellew Islands (just offshore from King Ash Bay in the Gulf of Carpentaria), the golf course is a valued addition to the club’s facilities.  Built by an enthusiastic group of club volunteers, the course adds…

Groper’s Grill

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With an excellent and varied menu, quality meals and value for money, Groper’s Grill & Bistro is a surprising and pleasant find in such a remote spot.  Why not plan a regular ‘cook’s night off’ and choose from the extensive…

Groper’s Bar & Beer Garden

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  Open daily from 5.00 pm during the dry season, Groper’s Bar is the focal point of much of the social activity at King Ash Bay.  The bar stocks an extensive range of beers, spirits mixers and soft drinks along…

King Ash Bay Service Station & Supermarket

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– Fuel & Oils – Gas Bottle Refills – Fully equipped Mechanical Workshop including tyre and outboard repairs – Storage Yard for long or short term parking – Fishing Tackle – Cold Drinks – Ice & Souvenirs – Hardware and…

Wildlife and Flora

The McArthur Region is a tough environment for flora and fauna.  A long dry season, with long days of searing sun, cool nights and almost no moisture is followed by the hot, humid rainy and sometimes cyclonic wet season.  The…