Travelling to Faraway Bay
Getting to Faraway Bay is part of the adventure, with access strictly limited to air and sea. Flights to the Kimberley region are currently exceptionally well-priced, with Air North, Qantas and now Virgin Airlines flying directly into Kununurra.
If you are flying into Kununurra via Darwin on a morning flight (subject to availability), we can arrange for your transfer out to Faraway Bay on arrival in Kununurra (no overnight stay in Kununurra required with this option). Your arrival time into Faraway Bay would be noon. No additional cost for this option it is just subject to availability with the aircraft. Contact us for more details about this option.
Flights/Packages available to be taken any days – no set departure days – but subject to availability of the plane.
Scenic Flight from Kununurra
From Kununurra, you’ll board a local chartered light aircraft for your flight to Faraway Bay – this is included in your package and fully arranged on your behalf.
The standard departure time from Kununurra is 7.00am.
The breathtaking 70-minute flight puts Faraway Bay’s unique and remote location into awesome perspective.
Explore over 280kms of raw Kimberley wilderness, including the mighty Ord and Berkeley Rivers, mangroves and expansive rugged coastline. From 500 feet, spot dugongs, sea turtles, sharks and massive saltwater crocodiles.
Included in this is also a scenic flight over the Spectacular Iconic King George Falls. Which will give you two views of these amazing Falls. From above and then by boat during your stay a day trip up to the King George Falls.
You circle the spectacular King George Falls, before landing at our private airstrip.
There, you’ll be greeted with a smile from your Faraway Bay host and a characteristic ‘open air’ safari style four-wheel-drive to take you 4kms to your accommodation.
Fly from Broome or Darwin
Charter flights direct to Faraway Bay from Broome or Darwin can also be arranged suitable for groups of 6 or more people at an additional cost. Apply for quote.
Faraway Bay is a popular destination for self-flyers. Our airstrip includes tie-down and a parking bay for light aircraft. A helipad is also available for those who arrive by helicopter.
You can also now charter your own plane for tours to the Kimberley. Put together your own Group and plan your own Kimberley Adventure. Visit these websites for details:
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