The Kimberley Places

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Kununurra

Tours

Kingfisher Tours. This company operates scenic flights from Kununurra Airport. A two-hour scenic flight over the Bungle Bungles and other sights costs A$330. 08/9168–1333. kingfishertours.net.

APT Kimberley Wilderness Adventures. This agency conducts tours from Broome and Kununurra, which include excursions along Gibb River Road and into Purnululu National Park. A two-day tour from Kununurra includes the Mitchell Plateau and Mitchell Falls, with an overnight in a wilderness camp. 08/9191–8200 or 1800/889–389. www.kimberleywilderness.com.au.

East Kimberley Tours. This company's most popular day tour includes an eye-popping flight to Purnululu National Park, a four-wheel-drive tour to the famous "beehive domes" and Cathederal Gorge, lunch, and a return scenic flight over Argyle Diamond mine. The tour costs A$965. Overnight fly-in, fly-out tours to the park cost from A$1,480. 08/9168–2213. www.eastkimberleytours.com.au.

Lake Argyle Cruises. Excellent trips on Australia's largest expanse of freshwater, the man-made Lake Argyle, start with a bus trip, which run daily March to October. It's A$70 for the two-hour morning cruise, A$155 for the six-hour cruise, and A$90 for the sunset cruise (which starts around 2:45). 08/9168–7687. www.lakeargylecruises.com.

Slingair Heliwork WA. This company conducts both fixed-wing and helicopter flights from Kununurra and Purnululu National Park. A 30-minute helicopter flight costs A$335 from their helipad in the Purnululu National Park. An alternative 2 hour fixed-wing flight over the Bungle Bungle and Lake Argyle is A$335. There are loads of options for coasting over the region with a bird's eye view, but a standout is the Kimberley Coastal five-hour scenic flight, covering the magnificent King George Falls, Berkeley River, an indigenous community and other local sites and including a ground tour of Aboriginal-owned Home Valley Station and some locations from the film Australia. The cost is A$769 and includes lunch and swimming. 08/9169–1300. www.slingair.com.au.

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