Things to See and Do

Near Kununurra, Western Australia, Australia

There's plenty to see and do in Kununurra. Here's how we'd spend 5 days here: Day 1: Start your adventure in Kununurra with a Triple J Tour - one of the most inspiring tours in Western Australia. Daily cruises navigate a massive 55km stretch of river between Lake Argyle (or the Ord River Dam) and Kununurra. From modern and shaded vessels visitors on board witness an ecological system that has…

There's plenty to see and do in Kununurra. Here's how we'd spend 5 days here: Day 1: Start your adventure in Kununurra with a Triple J Tour - one of the most inspiring tours in Western Australia. Daily cruises navigate a massive 55km stretch of river between Lake Argyle (or the Ord River Dam) and Kununurra. From modern and shaded vessels visitors on board witness an ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations. Day 2: Spend the morning at Mirima National Park, stop for lunch at the Sandalwood Factory set amongst the sandalwood plantations. After lunch, pop to the Hoochery Rum Distillery and sample WA's only rum and finish the day with a trip to Ivanhoe Crossing to admire the view. Day 3: Relax in the morning and then take an afternoon sunset cruise on Lake Argyle. With rugged red cliffs re?ected in the azure blue water, Lake Argyle has become famous for its sunsets. This cruise presents all that you will experience on the Morning Cruise then stays out on the water in an ideal setting to catch the last golden rays of the Kimberley sun. Day 4: Take a scenic drive to Wyndham, an hour from Kununurra, admire the breath taking views of the Five Rivers Lookout and stop in at the Wyndham Museum to uncover the history of the area. Day 5: Finish your time in the region with a spectacular flight over the Bungle Bungles and be truly awed and inspired by this vast, brown land.

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Local Highlights

Celebrity Tree Park
Celebrity Tree Park was opened in 1984 and displays a variety of tree species that have been planted by famous visitors to our town. Wander around and spot such famous names as John Farnham, Kate Ceberano, HRH Princess Anne, Rolf Harris and more recently Baz Luhrmann.

Five Rivers Lookout
Standing 335m above sea level, the Five Rivers Lookout offers breathtaking and unparalleled panoramic views of the East Kimberley. The best part? Marvel at the point where the five rivers – Durack River, Kink River, Pentecost River, Forrest River and Ord River – meet.

HeliSpirit
What better way to see the majesty of the East Kimberley than from the air? HeliSpirit offers heli-hikes and scenic flights over deep canyons, crystal clear waters and sandstone domes over 350-million-years-old. This it truly a once in a lifetime experience.

Hoochery Rum Distillery 
Set against the backdrop of three hectares of sugar cane, Australia’s oldest continuously run legal rum distillery is a must see. Visit The Hoochery’s showroom, styled like as old country saloon, and taste their famous homemade Ord River Rum Cake.

Kelly's Knob Lookout
A great place to catch an East Kimberley sunset and it is walking distance from the CBD (be prepared for the steep hill up to the viewing area if walking!). Scenic views over the town and valley.

Purnululu National Park
Famous for the Bungle Bungle Range, this national park is one of the most amazing geological landmarks in Western Australia, and a must see.

Sandalwood Factory 
Sit back, relax and breathe in the warm, creamy wood smell of sandalwood. Tour the showroom to see the soil to oil process of one of the world’s most prized fragrant timbers or treat yourself to the large array of locally made products.

Kimberley Air Tours
Bookings can be made at reception for you to experience the flight of a lifetime. Explore the intense beauty of the Kimberley region from the air. Kununurra, Lake Argyle, Argyle Diamond Mine, Bungle Bungle, Kimberley Coast, Home Valley, Mitchell Falls, and Broome, just to name a few.

Aviair
Tours have been designed to suit various budgets and interests. All bookings can be made through Discovery Parks tour desk. There is a free pickup and drop off service for your convenience.

East Kimberley Tours
Tours have been designed to suit budgets and interests. All bookings can be made through Discovery Holiday Parks tour desk. There is a free pickup and drop off service for your convenience.

Shoal Air
Tours have been designed to suit all budgets and interests. All bookings can be made through Discovery Holiday Parks tour desk. There is a frre pickup and drop off service for your convenience.

Lake Argyle Cruises
Tours have been designed to suit all budgets and interests. All bookings can be made through Discovery Holiday Parks tour desk. There is a free pickup and drop off service for your convenience.

Barramundi Adventures
Fishing trips can be organised to suit your schedule and budget. Bookings can be made through Discovery Holiday Parks tour desk. If you require any information please don't hesitate in calling us on 08 9168 1031 or email us on kununurra@discoveryparks.com.au.

Triple J Tours
If there is only one thing you do when visiting Lake Kununurra then make sure it is a Triple J Tour up the mighty Ord River. It will give you an overview of where Kununurra is! Spectacular scenery is guaranteed and an educational experience that will never be forgotten.

Boat Hire
For those with an Australian or International Boating License you can hire a small outboard with a 25hp from Discovery Holiday Parks - Lake Kununurra. Boats are in survey for four passengers. They are available for half day or full day hire. It is a fabulous way to see the Ord River. For bookings contact us on 08 9168 1031.

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