The Ord River
Kununurra sits on the banks of the Ord River, one of the main waterways of the Kimberley. The river is a fantastic place to see wildlife, enjoy fishing or a boat cruise. The The Ord Irrigation Scheme harnesses the water of the Ord River for the local agriculture industry. The the 55km river flows from the Diversion Dam in Kununurra to the Ord Top Dam at Lake Argyle.
The Bungle Bungle Range, in Purnululu National Park, is one of the most striking geological landmarks in Western Australia, offering a truly unique, remote wilderness experience. Find out more
Emma Gorge - El Questro Wilderness Park
Just 80kms from Kununurra, you can experience the beauty of El Questro Wilderness Park and the amazing Emma Gorge. This place is one of the Kimberley highlights you don't want to miss and the opportunity for that perfect waterfall selfie!
The largest man-made lake in the southern hemisphere is the main reservoir of the Ord River Irrigation Scheme and is accessible by road from the East Kimberley town of Kununurra. Lake Argyle is home to more than 70 islands. The lake was named after the property it partly submerged, Argyle Downs. Lake Argyle normally has a surface area of about 1,000 square kilometres. Find out more
Kununurra means river or meeting of big waters in the language of local Aboriginal people.
You are sure to find something amazing to experience in Kununurra.