Home to an undulating tangle of rivers, valleys and gorges, Kununurra is located in a remote corner of Western Australia. Its rugged landscape is perfect for outdoor adventures, from hiking through a national park to sunset cruises and scenic flights over natural wonders.
Things to do in Kununurra
Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails at the beehive-shaped Bungle Bungles, where you can capture views of Echidna Chasm and the Cathedral Gorge. Mirima National Park is also famous for its 350-million-year-old sandstone cliffs, amphitheatres and ridges.
Looking for an adventure? Take a thrilling flight over the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park. You can soak up views of the dramatic landscapes and admire the striking colours of this impressive WorldHeritage-listed site from a bird’s-eye view.
Take a boat trip along the Ord River from Kununurra to the Ord Top Dam at Lake Argyle. Its tranquil landscape is perfect for spotting local wildlife, such as crocodiles, sea eagles and kingfishers. Afterwards, head to The Pumphouse restaurant for sunset drinks on the terrace overlooking the river.
To see something truly unique, visit Argyle Diamond Mine and admire their collection of rare pink diamonds. Take a guided tour to see how these pink-hued beauties are extracted from this ancient rock each year and gain insight into the history of the large mining operation.
Getting around Kununurra
The easiest way to get around Kununurra is by car, with many remote locations requiring a 4WD. The Kununurra Airport is located four kilometres outside of town and offers flights to Broome, Darwin and Perth, in addition to some charter flights.