Kingfisher Tours embraces the adventure of the Kimberley region with their luxurious tour experiences from the sub-Saharan landscapes of the Bungle Bungle Range to the sub-tropical oases found between grand gorges in hues of red and orange, right out to the exquisite turquoise waters of the Northern Kimberley coast. With Kingfisher Tours, you have the opportunity to experience the beauty of these landscapes by Air, 4WD and on foot.
Kingfisher Tours have created unique products that allow their guests to submerge themselves in the landscape, soaking in the ancient knowledge of the region with their knowledgeable guides who share the rich and diverse history of the Kimberley Region; the stories of the land and the Dreamtime are lessons that are not forgotten.
Their ground tours leave Kununurra daily flying to the Mitchell Falls and the Bungle Bungles. Fully catered with morning tea, afternoon tea and a packed lunch that boast local produce and seasonal bush tucker. Kingfisher Tours guests always have a window seat when flying so as not to miss any elements of the immersive landscape and our 4WD’s on the ground are air-conditioned Toyota Prado’s.
Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) Day Treks run from April-August.
Mitchell Falls (Punamii-Uunpuu) Day Treks run from May-August.
From $1450 to $1500
Departing Kununurra, fly to the Cockburn Ranges, along the Pentecost River and to the Mitchell Plateau.
Meet your guide as you disembark the plane and into 4WDs down a bush track surrounded by Jurassic Livistona palms the start of the 4.5km Punamii-Uunpuu Hiking Trail.
They have morning tea and take an exhilarating helicopter ride over the Falls to land at the top.
Your guide will take you to 2 vantage points to watch the Mitchell Falls in flow. They will then cross the Mitchell River toward Big Mertens Falls with a stop at a lily lagoon.
At Big Mertens Falls your guide will show you the best vantage point to see the falls with a view into the gorge.
Carry on from here to Little Mertens Falls. Be inspired and humbled by the mysterious, ancient rock art found beneath the falls, featuring the mythical Gwion Gwion spirit figures. Enjoy your lunch, relax and swim.
With only a short walk back to the campgrounds they drive back to the airfield for a well-earned cold beer, wine or juice, before the homeward flight. On the flight back you track via the Cambridge Gulf, Wyndham and a low swoop over the Lower Ord.
Disabled AccessFamily Friendly
From $1300 to $1350
Enjoy a scenic flight to Purnululu National Park, over Lake Argyle and the Osmand Ranges, landing at Bellburn airstrip where you’re welcomed to country by Kingfisher Aboriginal guides and enjoy morning tea.
Take a four wheel drive (4WD) to the beginning of the walking trail in the Northern Massif to walk up Osmand Lookout, hearing the stories of the cheeky Echidna, then on into the spectacular chasm learning the Gija stories of the country.
Then 4WD to the southern end of the Bungles. You’ll head out on a bush botanicals walk through the famous beehive domes on your way to Cathedral Gorge. Your Kingfisher guide will sing songs of the gorges or regale tales of their ancestors that are thousands of years old. Enjoy your packed lunch in the gorge, then head on to the look out, learning about the cultural and geological history of the area.
Ice cold refreshments are provided on your return to the airstrip.
Embark on the return flight to Kununurra, flying over Argyle Diamond Mine, Carr Boyd Ranges and Ivanhoe Crossing. This is a fantastic day you will not forget. Pickups from Home Valley, Emma Gorge and El Questro available.
Disabled AccessCarpark Family Friendly
From $380 to $390
This is a 4WD tour departing from Kununurra.
Their guides will take guests to the most majestic waterholes around Kununurra, where they will be able to enjoy light walks, refreshing dips in freshwater springs and a champagne brunch.
Disabled AccessFamily Friendly