Welcome to Kununurra


Kununurra is also the departure point for most of the tours in the East Kimberley, and with all that fruit, there's plenty of seasonal work. Note the Northern Territory is in the Australian Central time zone, which is 90 minutes ahead of Australian Western Standard Time.


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Kununurra activities

$573.87 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight and Southern Gorges Walk with Optional Helicopter Ride

You will be collected from your accommodation in our courtesy bus. Your check in will take place in the exclusive air conditioned Aviair terminal. Here you are able to help yourself to cold bottled water and lollies. Your pilot will then come out and brief you about your tour and what to expect. Your flight will take place in a 14 seater, air conditioned Cessna Grand Caravan. You will be enthralled at the full expanse of Lake Argyle, the Ord Top Dam wall, Lake Kununurra and the Ord Irrigation Area with a spectacular scenic flight View the Carr Boyd and Osmand Ranges, the Ord River and Bow River from the air. You will then experience spectacular aerial views of the Bungle Bungle in the Purnululu National Park. Throughout your flight you will enjoy a personalised commentary from your pilot through our PA system. The plane will land at a remote unsealed airstrip in the Purnululu National Park. You will be met at the airstrip by your tour guide, board the air-conditioned 4WD for your short drive to the start of the walk. Enjoy a moderate 3km walk which takes in Piccaninny Creek, the beehive shaped sandstone domes and the jaw dropping Cathedral Gorge. You are provided with your lunch in a cooler bag to be carried on the walk which you get to enjoy in the shade of Cathedral Gorge. Throughout your walk your guide will point out local wildlife and flora and fauna. Your guide will take you back to the air strip where if you have chosen to add a 30 minute helicopter ride you will embark on this exhilarating flight. The helicopter may have it's doors removed for enhanced visibility. This full day tour concludes with a flight over the Argyle Diamond mine where rare pink diamonds are mined and then land back in Kununurra. You will be taken back to your accommodation after the tour.

$1433.51 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9-Day Darwin to Broome Multi-Day Camping Adventure Including Gibb River Road, Manning Gorge and Lake Argyle

Day 1: Darwin to Victoria RiverAfter departing Darwin, your first day of the tour allows plenty of time to explore Edith Falls in Nitmiluk National Park where there is a variety of hikes from a couple of km up to 10 depending on how enthusiastic you're feeling. There will also be plenty of time for swanning around the waterhole and waterfall of Edith Falls. Finally, make it to your exclusive bush camp under the stars. Day 2: Victoria River to Lake ArgyleToday head for Lake Argyle where you can jump on a boat and camp on an island, an activity that is regularly voted as a highlight of the trip. Wake up with the sun on the private island. Day 3: Lake Argyle to Purnululu National Park/Bungle BunglesFrom your amazing camp, drive a short distance to Kununurra to replenish supplies. From here, push onto Purnululu National Park, ideally arriving in time for sunset. Day 4: Purnululu to Bush CampSpend the day at Purnululu exploring all there is to offer, including exploring the Picaninny creek area, Cathedral Gorge and Echidna Chasm. There is time for a scenic flight for those interested (payable direct on the day of travel). Your camp tonight is by a waterhole. Day 5: Bush Camp to Pentecost RiverFrom your camp, drive a short distance to Emma Falls at El Questro Station where there is great 3km long hike ending at a beautiful waterhole. Head to camp and soak up the amazing surrounding which includes the Pentecost River and Cockburn Ranges. Day 6: Pentecost River to Manning GorgePush on west toward the Barnett River and gorge country. There are a few nice spots to visit today including waterholes and art sites. Day 7: Manning Gorge to Bush CampToday you'll spend most of the day exploring the amazing Manning Gorge. Having the whole day allows you to relax and take some of the less conventional routes which take us to lost gorges and ancient rock art. Camp tonight is normally on the banks of the Manning River. If time permits you may also see Adcock and Galvan's Gorges. Day 8: Bush Camp to Tunnel CreekFrom your camp head for Bell Gorge, one of the nicest in the Kimberley where we do a short hike and have plenty of time for swimming and exploring. From Bell Gorge push onto another very nice bush camp. Day 9: Tunnel Creek to BroomeBreak camp early and head for Tunnel Creek. Getting there nice and early normally ensures you'll have the place to yourself and are able to explore the 0.4-mile (700-meter) long cave and all it's amazing features. From Tunnel Creek, head for Derby and finally onto Broome, where you finish the tour with a sunset on Cable Beach.

$1826.94 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.

$1093.95 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Bungle Bungles & Lake Argyle Air Tour

Bungle Bungles & Lake Argyle Day TourThe tour will depart from Darwin Airport, where you prepare for some of the most phenomenal sights anywhere in the world. Firstly, fly out over outback Australia, including the Kimberley region and, most noteworthy, the scenic north west coastline. Upon arriving in Kununurra, the tour will head towards the renowned Bungle Bungles. These huge sandstone towers were molded by twenty million years of erosion and weathering. This all lead to the stunning, multi-coloured pillars we see today. Moreover, seeing them from the sky is an absolutely unbeatable experience, as only from there is it possible to understand the scale and unbelievable beauty of the ranges.Afterwards, the tour will lead you to a lesser known spectacle of the Australian Outback. Following the winding gorges of the Ord River, the tour reaches its pinnacle. Of an almost unrivaled majesty, the stunning Lake Argyle sits dormant. Revel in the beauty of this colossal freshwater lake molded by the ancient landscape.

$1023.97 Outdoor Activities

Bungle Bungle Stay Over (Included flights to and from Kununurra)

Enjoy your complimentary pick up from your accommodation. Check in to the Aviair Terminal and board your flight. You will travel over the magnificent Ord River & Lake Argyle, Lissadell & Texas Downs Stations, rugged Osmand Ranges and a picturesque circuit over the Bungle Bungle Range. Once at Bellburn Airstrip, you will be greeted by your tour guide and you will board your tour bus for Cathedral Gorge. This hike is approx 3km. You will carry your pre made lunch into the gorge and enjoy it whilst sitting under the huge Cathedral natural amphitheater. Return to the lodge and relax in your cabin or by the pool. Dinner is served at 6.30pm. On day two, after breakfast return to Kununurra via scenic flight, receiving views of the Argyle Diamond Mine and the Carr Boyd Ranges.

$573.87 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Bungle Bungle Flight and Cathedral Gorge Guided Walk from Kununurra

Immerse yourself in the BUNGLE BUNGLE from above and up close. Experience Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungle by air and then by ground to appreciate the vast, rugged beauty of this World Heritage listed national park. Flight in air-conditioned high-quality aeroplanes - the newest planes and only air conditioned fleet in Kununurra Courtesy transfer to and from our terminal within Kununurra  Use of our air conditioned terminal building Lunch at Cathedral Gorge  Cold bottled water, Ord Valley sandalwood scented refresher towels, and sweets  Personalised pilot commentary across PA system or personal headsets See Cathedral Gorge, Bungle Bungle Domes. Add on an optional Helicopter flight to see the Bungle Bungle Range from a different perspective.