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Lake Argyle activities

$578.06 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.

$1483.37 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Kununurra Helicopter Tour Including Bungle Bungle with Picnic

View the beautiful setting of the town of Kununurra, nestled under Mirima National Park and curled around the bend of the Ord and Lake Kununurra. Learn about the Ord Irrigation Scheme and view the varied crops in the Ord River Valley. Fly past Carlton Ridge (Sleeping Buddha), through Carlton Gorge, over the Carr Boyd Range and the upper reaches of the Mighty Ord. Marvel at engineering feat of  the Ord Top Dam, the Ord Hydro Scheme and view the full expanse of Lake Argyle, flying along the western shore. Fly through the ranges and gorge country and follow waterholes along the Ord River and Bow river. Spot cattle, donkeys and  horses on vast cattle stations, not to mention the crocodiles in Lake Argyle! Experience the ancient Bungle Bungle Range,  in Purnululu National Park.View the entire massif including the beehive shaped domes, deep gorges and striking rifts. Discover the Argyle Diamond Mine, Ragged Range and Osmand Range from above. Capture images of spectacular waterfalls after the rain around February and March. Note, a good level of mobility is required for the short hike to the waterhole.

$296.08 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Scenic Air Tour of the Bungle Bungle Range and Lake Argyle from Kununurra

Your courtesy transfer to our air conditioned terminal will commence 45 minutes prior to departure.You will receive a Bungle Bungle handout and a briefing from your pilot in the terminal where you can also collect your complimentary bottle of water and lollies.Your flight will see you flying out over Lake Kununurra, over the Ord Irrigation scheme and then down to Lake Argyle and the Ord Top Dam Wall. Be enthralled with the full expanse of Lake Argyle. Continue down to the Bungle Bungle Range where you will be amazed by the beehive domes which make up the Purnululu National Park. You will have 20 minutes to experience the aerial views and really appreciate the spectacular scenery.On your way back to Kununurra you will overfly the fascinating Argyle Diamond mine where rare pink diamonds are mined.Throughout your 2 hour tour your pilot will offer personalized commentary though our PA system. This tour is a must for anyone visiting Kununurra because the departure times can accommodate any schedule.On return to Kununurra you will be dropped back off at your accommodation.

$537.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight Including Ground Tour of the Argyle Diamond Mine

After hotel pickup or driving yourself to the air-conditioned Aviair terminal next to the Kununurra airport, meet your pilot and receive a briefing about your Bungle Bungle air tour. You can also pick up a provided bottle of water and sweets. Board the climate-controlled 14-seater plane, and fly out over Lake Kununurra, the Ord Irrigation scheme, and down to Lake Argyle and the Ord Top Dam Wall. Marvel at the full expanse of Lake Argyle, and continue down to the Bungle Bungle Range to be amazed by the beehive domes that make up Purnululu National Park. You have 20 minutes to take in these aerial views and appreciate the natural scenery.Upon landing at the Argyle diamond mine, jump into a minibus for your ground tour. Visit the village store where Argyle souvenirs and Argyle diamond jewelry can be purchased (own expense), and then head to the buffet lunch, which allows you to experience a bit of what life is like as a mine worker. Then head to the lookout point to view the open cut mine site before returning to the minibus for a drive through the processing plant, hearing from your driver about the technology and processes used in diamond production. Lastly, see the diamond display gallery featuring more than $1 million of Argyle diamonds and jewelry.On your way back to Kununurra, fly over Lake Argyle and the Carr Boyd ranges. Throughout your air tour, your pilot offers commentary about the area. Your adventure ends with return to Kununurra for drop-off at your accommodation.