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Kununurra

The gateway to the East Kimberley in Western Australia (WA), Kununurra is a pretty town located on the banks of Lake Kununurra and the Ord River – the perfect base for your outback adventure.

Bungle Bungle adventures

Bungle Bungles flight from Kununurra WA

Take a scenic flight or four wheel drive tour from Kununurra to Australia’s most unusual natural landforms, the Bungle Bungles of Purnululu National Park. Search Kununurra tours for air and land-based adventures.

 

Cruise Lake Argyle

Lake Argyle Kununurra WA

Large enough to be classed as an inland sea, Lake Argyle and the Ord River wetlands provide a serene setting for a gentle cruise and a spot of bird watching. Search Kununurra tours for lake cruises.


Go fishing for barra

Barramundi fishing tours Kununurra WA

Spend a day chasing one of the most prized catches in the world, the barramundi. Hook up with a local charter company in Kununurra for WA’s number one fishing experience. Search the fishing tours page for operators.

 

Tour the Gibb River Road

Gibb River Road near Kununurra WA

One of the last true outback adventures, a tour of this epic route takes in some of the Kimberley’s most remote station stays and breathtaking waterfalls and gorges. See the Gibb River Road page for details.

 

More Kununurra highlights


 
  • See the 300 million year old sandstone cliffs, often referred to as the ‘mini Bungles’ at
  • Mirima National Park.
  • Try catching your dinner at the popular local fishing spot, Ivanhoe Crossing.
 
  • Admire the work of local artists at Indigenous and contemporary galleries.
 
  • Enjoy the sunset from Kelly’s Knob Lookout, the highest lookout offering views of Kununurra in Australia’s Kimberley region.
  • Kununurra has WA’s only working rum distillery, check it out at The Hoochery.
 
  • Visit Argyle Diamond Mine as part of a tour and see the largest open-cut diamond mine on the planet.

Getting to Kununurra

Airnorth operate direct flights from Perth to Kununurra in Australia’s North West. Or, if you’d prefer to take it slow, there are some great drive routes leading here from Perth or the eastern states. See Getting to the North West and Travel around the North West

For more information about tours, attractions and accommodation in Kununurra and WA’s East Kimberley region, contact Kununurra Visitor Centre.

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