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Kununurra is a small town in the far north of Western Australia. It is on the eastern extremity of the Kimberley Region, just 37 km (23 mi) from the border of the Northern Territory. Kununurra has a population of about 4,000 people (2012 estimate).

Guide to Kununurra Hotels

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Hidden Valley National Park, Kununurra
Author: Hansjoerg Morandell (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

More on Kununurra

Although a pastoral lease for the area along the Ord River dates to as early as 1887, the township of Kununurra was only established in the 1960s, primarily as part of the Ord River Project.

A section of the Ord River Valley was flooded with the construction of the Ord Diversion Dam to create Lake Kununurra. The lake is today used for recreational purposes by the people of Kununurra, although it also hosts 21 species of fish as well as freshwater crocodiles.

Kununurra is surrounded by attractive sights including Valentine Spring, Middle Springs and Black Rock Creek. There are also fishing spots in the surroundings.

Lake Kununurra
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Visiting Kununurra

Kununurra Airport (KNX) receives regular flights from Broome (Airnorth, Skywest), Darwin (Airnorth) and Perth (Skywest, Qantas). There are buses from Broome, taking 14 hours to get there.

Places of Interest in Kununurra

  1. Celebrity Tree Park
    Park with trees planted by famous people including Rolf Harris and Baz Luhrmann.

  2. Hidden Valley National Park
    Also called Mirima National Park, this is a protected area just outside Kununurra.