Welcome to Kalumburu

Top experiences in Kalumburu

Travel guides

Starting at $38.99

Image for

Kalumburu activities

$1818.04 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

2-Day Mitchell Falls and Wandjina Coast Air and Ground Tour from Kununurra

Day 1   Kununurra - Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (B,L,D)You will be collected from your Kununurra accommodation at approximately 6:30am. After an extensive pre-flight briefing of the journey ahead, you will depart Kununurra Airport for a 1.5-hour private aircraft flight to Mitchell Plateau. En-route you will view the Ord River Diversion Dam, irrigated farmlands and the spectacular Cockburn Ranges. Your journey continues across the vast expanse of the rarely visited Central Kimberley.Arrive at the natural bauxite rich airfield at Mitchell Plateau by 8:30am where you will be greeted by your guide. Once settled in at the Lodge, enjoy a bush breakfast before heading out by 4WD and guided walk to the majestic Mitchell Falls. Relax at the Falls and enjoy a picnic lunch before boarding a helicopter for your flight back to the ranger station, and return to the Lodge by 4WD. Take the opportunity to explore and enjoy the unique flora of your campsite in the dappled afternoon sunlight. After dinner, enjoy the quiet and convivial atmosphere of this very isolated retreat, before retiring to your very comfortable tented accommodation.Day 2   Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge - Kununurra (B,L)Awakened by songbirds in the crisp clean air and enjoy an unhurried breakfast, before transfer to Mitchell Plateau airfield. Depart Mitchell Plateau and re-board your fixed-wing aircraft for your onward journey. En-route you will view Port Warrender and the Kimberley Coastal Camp, the rich pearl farms of Vansittart Bay, the WWII Truscott airbase, and miles of exotic and pristine coastline.Mid-morning, you will arrive at the remote settlement of Kalumburu for a tour of the Mission and the Community, including the Art Centre and the historic WWII aircraft graveyard. A picnic brunch is served on the Mission lawns. Depart Kalumburu for the remote Timor Sea coast, overflying Faraway Bay, King George Falls, Berkeley River, and the mighty Cambridge Gulf. At the mouth of the Ord River, track east following the meandering path and tidal floodplains where saltwater crocodiles are often seen soaking in the midday sun. You will pass by House Roof Hill, the very recognizable backdrop to Baz Luhman’s “Australia” movie. The Ord River Irrigation Area and its expanding farmlands will then be revealed as you set course for the green and vibrant town of Kununurra.Arrive back at Kununurra at approximately 2pm and be transferred to accommodation.

$981.60 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Mitchell Falls Small Group Tour by Plane, Hike, and Helicopter

Fly by plane over the Ord River Irrigation Area, Carlton Hill Station, Wyndham, and the Cambridge Gulf to the coast. View beautifully patterned mud flats near Wyndham at the mouth of the Ord and King Rivers. Marvel at the Berkeley River Gorge, King George Falls, and Kalumburu. Land at the remote Mitchell Plateau airstrip to transfer to a HeliSpirit helicopter and fly to the start of the walk to the falls. Enjoy a guided, 4.5km hike into Mitchell Falls. This is a difficult and uneven track with river crossings, which can be slippery. There is an option of taking a helicopter transfer instead of walking, this is an additional $160 per person. There is a limited time for the walk; therefore, if you are unsure of your walking capabilities, please book the helicopter transfer. You will have time to explore the falls and swim. Picnic lunch is provided in a cooler bag for you to carry. Fly by helicopter taking off above the falls and flying over them for great photo opportunities. Land at the airstrip to transfer to your plane. Return to Kununurra flying over El Questro and the Cockburn Range.