Kununurra Travel Guide

Located in Western Australia’s historical Miriwoong country, Kununurra is relaxing area that is known for its rich soil and tropical climate. Along with being an agricultural hub, Kununurra is a popular destination for travellers who enjoy incredible views of natural phenomena.

Things to see and do in Kununurra

Kununurra has a wide selection of lakes and waterways that will allow you to relax after a long day of trekking and exploring. Travel to Lake Kununurra and you will be truly impressed by the lake’s remote shores sheltered by looming red cliffs. The lake is filled with clean water that may serve as a mirror for the sun, boulders, and trees on clear days. If you look beyond your immediate surroundings, you will notice various tall rock formations on the horizon. Kayaking and fishing are both excellent ways to spend your time at Lake Kununurra.

While many areas of this part of WA are unsuitable for swimming due to hazardous wildlife, Swim Beach is suitable for waterside relaxation. This is a crocodile-controlled beach, so you will be able to enjoy pleasant weather while enjoying a dip. Swim Beach is also quite calm.

For an awe-inspiring adventure through one of the most colourful parks in Western Australia, go to Mirima National Park. This popular park is a suitable destination throughout the entire year, but many people enjoy visiting between the months of May and October. While this area has a rainy season, the park can appear arid due to its many rock formations and sandy grounds.

Mirima National Park – Kununurra, Western Australia

Mirima National Park in Kununurra, Western Australia.

Use your time at Mirima National Park to learn about the impressive geological history of Western Australia. With intricate sedimentary rock formations, Mirima is a place with impressive sights. When you arrive in Mirima National Park, you’ll be stunned by the beauty of the gold and red cliffs that span the area. To complement the adventurous atmosphere of the rocky area, Mirima is also filled with diverse wildlife.

For a picturesque contrast of red and green hues, take a quick trip to Kelly’s Knob Lookout. After you follow the steep trail to the top of Kelly’s Knob, you will be able to see the beautiful scenery of Kununurra, Lake Kununurra, and the Sleeping Buddha.

Trek to Black Rock Falls to experience the powerful river of water that pours over a magnificent formation of black rocks. Dip your feet into a pool of turquoise water as you sit on lichen-covered stones for a soothing experience.