Many of the early settlers were pastoral farmers, but more recently agriculture has become the main focus, particularly in the Ord River Irrigation Area near Kununurra. Melons, sandalwood, sugar cane and mangoes are grown in huge quantities here. Join a coach tour of the Ord River Irrigation Area and discover how this amazing manmade system works.
Beef cattle are still farmed in the Kimberley and exported live to Southeast Asia. Australia's North West also has a thriving commercial fishing industry. Enjoy the catch of the day at one of the local restaurants.