Scenic Air Tour of the Bungle Bungle Range and Lake Argyle from Kununurra
Join us for a scenic flight over the Bungle Bungle range one of Australia’s greatest wonders. From the comfort of an air conditioned aircraft you can enjoy the world famous Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. You will also have the opportunity to see the expanse of the inland sea that makes Lake Argyle and the Argyle Diamond Mine.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.
Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight Including Ground Tour of the Argyle Diamond Mine
6 hours 30 minutes
Experience Australia's remote East Kimberley region on this 6.5-hour tour that combines a scenic flight and a ground tour of the Argyle diamond mine. Aboard an air-conditioned plane, fly over Lake Argyle and the Bungle Bungle Range in UNESCO World Heritage–listed Purnululu National Park. Then land at the mine, famous for its pink diamonds, and get a fascinating look at the processing plant and open cut pit. Find out what it's like to be a mine worker, and enjoy a buffet lunch.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 jewellery. 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.
Bungle Bungle Flight and Cathedral Gorge Guided Walk from Kununurra
This scenic flight takes you on an unforgettable adventure over the Bungle Bungle Range, Lake Argyle, the Argyle Diamond Mine and Ord River Irrigation Area. You will also fly over the stunning Carr Boyd Ranges, Osmand Ranges, the Ord River and the Bow River.Landing at Purnululu National Park and transfer to an air-conditioned 4WD bus. Enjoy a moderate 3km guided walk amongst the famous eroded towers and black and orange banded beehive structures on the Domes Walk. Your guide will take you into Cathedral Gorge, walk along the bed of Piccaninny Creek, which flows only in the monsoon waterfall season. Return via a scenic flight to Kununurra, on the way viewing the Argyle Diamond Mine where rare pink diamonds are mined.• • Immerse yourself in the BUNGLE BUNGLE from above and up close. Experience Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungle by air and then by ground to appreciate the vast, rugged beauty of this World Heritage listed national park. • Flight in air-conditioned high-quality aeroplanes - the newest planes and only air conditioned fleet in Kununurra • Courtesy transfer to and from our terminal within Kununurra • Use of our air conditioned terminal building • Lunch at Cathedral Gorge • Cold bottled water, Ord Valley sandalwood scented refresher towels, and sweets • Personalised pilot commentary across PA system or personal headsets • See Cathedral Gorge, Bungle Bungle Domes. • Add on an optional Helicopter flight to see the Bungle Bungle Range from a different perspective.
Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight and Southern Gorges Walk with Optional Helicopter Ride
Experience Purnululu by air and then by ground to appreciate the vast, rugged beauty of this World Heritage-Listed National Park. Your scenic flight will take you over Lake Argyle and the Bungle Bungle Range where you will land. Your flight will be met by a guide who will take you by 4WD to the Bungle Bungle Range. You will then embark on a moderate 3km walk which takes in Piccaninny Creek, the beehive shaped sandstone domes and Cathedral Gorge. You are provided with a small cooler bag to carry your tasty picnic lunch in the shade of the gorge. You can add an optional 30 minute helicopter ride to this tour at additional costs. Your flight home flies over the fascinating Argyle Diamond Mine where rare pink diamonds are mined.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 whi
Bungle Bungle Stay Over (Included flights to and from Kununurra)
The flight from Kununurra includes the magnificent Ord River & Lake Argyle, Lissadell & Texas Downs Stations, rugged Osmand Ranges and a picturesque circuit over the Bungle Bungle Range. Once landed, join a guided tour and walk through the spectacular Beehive Domes to Cathedral Gorge. Soak up the incredible atmosphere in breathtaking Cathedral Gorge whilst enjoying lunch. At the end of the day, relax in your private cabin or poolside at the Savannah Lodge or take in a magnificent East Kimberley sunset. You can choose to dine inside the Lodge dining room or out under the stars on the deck adjacent to the Bungles Bar, with the ambience of an open fire. On day 2, after breakfast, your return scenic flight to Kununurra gives aerial views of the Argyle Diamond Mine, Ragged and Carr Boyd Ranges.Enjoy your complimentary pick up from your accommodation. Check in to the Aviair Terminal and board your flight. You will travel over the magnificent Ord River & Lake Argyle, Lissadell & Texas Downs Stations, rugged Osmand Ranges and a picturesque circuit over the Bungle Bungle Range. Once at Bellburn Airstrip, you will be greeted by your tour guide and you will board your tour bus for Cathedral Gorge. This hike is approx 3km. You will carry your pre made lunch into the gorge and enjoy it whilst sitting under the huge Cathedral natural amphitheater. Return to the lodge and relax in your cabin or by the pool. Dinner is served at 6.30pm. On day two, after breakfast return to Kununurra via scenic flight, receiving views of the Argyle Diamond Mine and the Carr Boyd Ranges.
2-Day Mitchell Falls and Wandjina Coast Air and Ground Tour from Kununurra
An intimate, unhurried and complete coastal adventure over 2 full days.Day 1 Kununurra - Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (B,L,D)You will be collected from your Kununurra accommodation at approximately 6:30am. After an extensive pre-flight briefing of the journey ahead, you will depart Kununurra Airport for a 1.5-hour private aircraft flight to Mitchell Plateau. En-route you will view the Ord River Diversion Dam, irrigated farmlands and the spectacular Cockburn Ranges. Your journey continues across the vast expanse of the rarely visited Central Kimberley.Arrive at the natural bauxite rich airfield at Mitchell Plateau by 8:30am where you will be greeted by your guide. Once settled in at the Lodge, enjoy a bush breakfast before heading out by 4WD and guided walk to the majestic Mitchell Falls. Relax at the Falls and enjoy a picnic lunch before boarding a helicopter for your flight back to the ranger station, and return to the Lodge by 4WD. Take the opportunity to explore and enjoy the unique flora of your campsite in the dappled afternoon sunlight. After dinner, enjoy the quiet and convivial atmosphere of this very isolated retreat, before retiring to your very comfortable tented accommodation.Day 2 Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge - Kununurra (B,L)Awakened by songbirds in the crisp clean air and enjoy an unhurried breakfast, before transfer to Mitchell Plateau airfield. Depart Mitchell Plateau and re-board your fixed-wing aircraft for your onward journey. En-route you will view Port Warrender and the Kimberley Coastal Camp, the rich pearl farms of Vansittart Bay, the WWII Truscott airbase, and miles of exotic and pristine coastline.Mid-morning, you will arrive at the remote settlement of Kalumburu for a tour of the Mission and the Community, including the Art Centre and the historic WWII aircraft graveyard. A picnic brunch is served on the Mission lawns. Depart Kalumburu for the remote Timor Sea coast, overflying Faraway Bay, King George Fall