Kununurra lies between the coastal towns of Broome and Darwin near the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory, along the northern coastline washed by the Timor Sea. Part of the Ord River Irrigation Scheme, the extremely fertile farmlands neighboring Kununurra are famous for its fragrant tropical fruit orchards, sandalwood plantations, and superfood farms. This modern settlement with its laidback ambiance is the perfect base for travelers headed to the more than half a dozen nature reserves surrounding Kununurra. These conservation areas include the Jemarnde-wooningim Conservation Park, Keep River National Park, Barrbem Conservation Park, Ngamoowalem Conservation Park, the Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve and the Ord River Nature Reserve.
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Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments is an elegant guest house that overlooks the Celebrity Tree Park and Lily Creek Lagoon, just a five-minute drive from the airport in Kununurra. Settle into spacious, self-contained one-bedroom apartments that feature wooden and tile floors, and white and pastel furnishings.