Mitchell Falls, Bungle Bungle, Lake Argyle & Ord River

Days 8

Leaving From Kununurra

Price From $5,928 per person

  • Scenic flights in air-conditioned modern planes
  • 4WD/guided walk tours, including picnics, at the Bungle Bungle and Mitchell Falls
  • 2 nights at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge eco-accommodation including meals
  • 18 minute scenic helicopter flight at the Bungles
  • Mighty Ord River Cruise
  • Helicopter flights at Mitchell Falls
  • Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise with a swim
  • Complimentary airport transfers



Want to visit El Questro or take a 4WD Tour to a Secret Waterfall?  This itinerary can be modified to suit your travel needs by our friendly team.  Enquire below.

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  • Bungle Bungle
  • Cathedral Gorge & Beehive Domes
  • Echidna Chasm
  • Lake Argyle
  • Ord River
  • Mitchell Falls
  • King George Falls and the Kimberley Coast
  • 5 nights accommodation at Freshwater Apartments in Kununurra
  • Scenic flight from Kununurra to Bungle Bungle and return
  • Guided walking tours in the Bungles including Cathedral Gorge, Beehive Domes and Echidna Chasm
  • 2 nights at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge eco-accommodation including meals
  • 18-minute helicopter flight at the Bungle Bungle
  • Lake Argyle Cruise with a swim at Sunset
  • Mitchell Falls Guided Tour
  • Ord River Cruise
  • FREE airport transfers

Optional add ons:

  • 4WD Waterfall, Swim & Wildlife half day tour on Day 6 
  • El Questro full day tour From Kununurra on Day 6 
  • Price is per person (twin share)
  • Itinerary available May – August
  • Meals not included unless specified
  • Minimum and maximum numbers apply for tours
  • Due to availability, the order of itinerary may be swapped around
  • Domestic flights & hire car costs not included


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Arrive in Kununurra

Arrive into Kununurra. Courtesy airport transfer to Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments. Stay in a one bedroom self-contained apartment.

Arrive into Kununurra from Darwin with Nexus Airlines landing mid afternoon. Freshwater Apartments will collect you from the airport and transfer you to your accommodation.

Overnight: Freshwater Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment


Optional Add On: Gourmet Camp Oven Experience under the Stars  – if you would like to add this to your itinerary, please let us know.

Day 2 - Bungle Bungle, Beehive Domes & Cathedral Gorge Tour

Join Australia’s major tourism award winner, Aviair, on a spectacular scenic flight taking you over Lake Argyle, the Ord River, Bow River and Bungle Bungle Range.

Today your adventure begins with a scenic flight departing Kununurra passing over Lake Argyle, the Ord River Irrigation Area, Carr Boyd and Osmand Ranges, Ord and Bow Rivers and Bungle Bungle Range. Your plane will land at the remote and unsealed Bellburn Airstrip in Purnululu National Park where you will be met by your experienced guide.

From here you will be driven in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle to the beginning of your guided walk. Your guide will lead you on a moderate 3km walk throughout the famous eroded towers and beehive-shaped domes on the Domes Walk.  Head towards Cathedral Gorge, where you can walk alongside towering cliffs which create phenomenal natural acoustics within the Gorge.  Refuel with a tasty picnic lunch after a morning of exploring. You will then head out along the rocky creek bed of Piccaninny Creek, which only flows during periods of high rainfall.

To top off your first day exploring the Bungles, finish with an 18 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Bungles.  You might want to upgrade to a 30 minute flight instead!

After a day of exploring, relax in your cabin or by the pool at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge, and take in a beautiful East Kimberley sunset.  Dinner is served at the Lodge at approx. 6:30pm, and can be eaten either inside the lodge dining room, or under the stars in our alfresco dining area.

Overnight: Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge – Ensuite Cabin

** Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner included

Day 3 - Echidna Chasm & Northern End Tour

After breakfast heralded by birdsong, your guide will drive you to the northern area of Purnululu. Your walks today will take you into the extraordinary Echidna Chasm and the northern walks. Spend a second night at the Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge.

This morning enjoy a delicious breakfast before embarking on your Northern Tour of Purnululu National Park for a different view of the Bungles.

Today’s tour will take you through Echidna Chasm and the northern end of Purnululu National Park. This begins with a 45-60 minute scenic 4WD trek along the western side of the Bungle Bungle Range.  Follow your local guide along a rocky path nestled between cliffs into Echidna Chasm.  At points, this path can narrow to a width of less than 1.5 metres. On either side of you, towering walls of orange stone scattered with Livistona palm trees will reach skywards, seeming as though they are lit from within.

As this walk requires a significant amount of climbing over boulders and navigating ladders, we advise this tour is suitable only for those with full mobility.  You will enjoy a tasty picnic lunch whilst enjoying more spectacular scenery of Purnululu National Park.

In the afternoon, return to Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge to relax after another day of amazing adventures.

Overnight: Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge – Private ensuite cabin

** Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner included

Day 4 - Kununurra

After breakfast, enjoy a thrilling 18 minute helicopter flight over the Beehive Domes before returning on your scenic flight back to Kununurra

After breakfast be transported to the Bellburn Airstrip for your return scenic flight to Kununurra with views of the Argyle Diamond Mine, the stunning Carr Boyd Ranges and Osmand Ranges plus the Ord River Irrigation Area arriving into Kununurra around 11.30am.

This afternoon is at your leisure.

Suggestion:  You might like to do a Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise with swim this afternoon.  Let us know!

Accommodation: Freshwater Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment

** Breakfast included

Day 5 - Day of Leisure in Kununurra

Today is a day of leisure - if you want to explore further there are so many things you can do in and around Kununurra.

Today is yours to do as you please.   You might like to hire a car and visit some of the local attractions listed below.

 Driving distance:

Hidden Valley – Mirima National Park | Waringarri Aboriginal Arts | Kelly’s Knob Lookout | Kimberley Ornamental Stonecraft | Ivanhoe Crossing | The Sandalwood Factory | The Hoochery Distillery | Rockalong Stonework | Kangaroo Haven Wildlife Rescue

Walking distance:

Kimberley Fine Diamonds | Artlandish Art Gallery | Artopia Gallery | Kununurra Historical Society | Walkabout Souvenirs | Celebrity Tree Park


Accommodation: Freshwater  Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment


Optional Add On: 

Waterfalls 3

Day 6 - Mitchell Falls

The North Kimberley with its untouched, remote coastline hides its secrets well until you take to the air. This full day plane, hike and helicopter combination tour covers an area the size of central Europe.

An early start with a complimentary pick up from at approximately 5:15am by Aviair.  A light breakfast is offered on check-in at the terminal.

Your scenic flight will depart at 6:00am taking you over the Ord River Irrigation Area, Carlton Hill Station, Wyndham and the Cambridge Gulf before reaching the coast.

Along the way you will witness stunning views of beautifully patterned mud flats near Wyndham, as well as the magnificent King River, Berkeley River Gorge, King George Falls and Kalumburu. This flight touches down at the remote Mitchell Plateau Airstrip where you disembark and board HeliSpirits’ helicopter that will transfer you from the airstrip to the beginning of the walk to the Mitchell Falls.

Follow your tour guide on a challenging 4.5km hike to the stunning Mitchell Falls.  Experience the different eco systems the plateau has to offer, view ancient aboriginal rock art and marvel at Little and Big Mertens falls. The hike can be challenging at points, with uneven tracks and river crossings, so there is an option to take a helicopter transfer straight from the airstrip to the falls at no additional cost.  This must be booked in advance though.

Once arriving at the falls, you will have time to marvel at their beauty.  Take a swim in the Mitchell River above the falls and enjoy a fresh picnic style lunch.

You will be transferred via helicopter from the top of the falls back to the airstrip, where you will board your return flight to Kununurra.  On the flight home, you will pass over King Edward River,  remote cattle stations and the Cockburn Ranges before touching town in Kununurra.

Accommodation: Freshwater Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment

** Meals: Light breakfast and a packed picnic lunch and snacks included

Day 7 - The Ord River

Have a lay in this morning and depart late morning for a coach tour drive to Lake Argyle and a cruise down the Ord River, enjoying the pristine waterway and stunning gorges accompanied by an expert commentary.

Enjoy a morning at your leisure relaxing by the pool.  You might prefer to take a walk through Celebrity Tree park or into town.

You will be collected from your accommodation at 11:30am and taken by coach through Durack country to Lake Argyle (70km).  As you near Lake Argyle, we will take a short break at the historic Durack Homestead Museum. This museum was constructed as a replica of the original family homestead that was submerged when the Dam was originally built.  This version uses the original homestead stone.

Re-boarding the coach, drive the short distance to Lake Argyle Resort before viewing the enormous Lake Argyle from a scenic look out.  Crossing the Ord Top Dam wall guests will see the Ord Hydro Power Station before boarding their boat for a scenic 55km cruise back to Kununurra.

Marvel at the spectacular scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna found along the way, including the elusive freshwater crocodile! Enjoy afternoon tea at a private riverside camp before heading back to Kununurra.  Take in a colourful East Kimberley sunset before docking back at the marina and re-boarding your coach for your accommodation drop off at around 6:00pm.

Accommodation: Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment

** Meals: Afternoon tea included

Day 8 - Depart Kununurra

Depart Kununurra

Today, depart Kununurra with memories that will last a lifetime, Kimberley bucket list – DONE!

If you have the morning to spare, have a look around the Kununurra township at the many Art galleries, Diamond Shops and enjoy a coffee and cake at one of the cafes.  For the more active, enjoy a morning walk through Mirima National Park or climb Kelly’s knob for an amazing view of the beautiful valley we call home.


2024 Rates

$ 5,928 per person – twin share

Solo traveller, children & family prices available on request