Sightseeing – In and Around Kununurra

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Sightseeing – In and Around Kununurra

2018-11-01T09:22:14+00:00By |0 Comments

You don’t have to travel far to get a feel this beautiful country. Here’s our top 10 picks of WHAT TO DO IN KUNUNURRA.

Artopia  Gallery

144  Konkerberry  Drive  08  9168  1882    -7  min  walk  or  2  min  drive

Kimberley  themed  artwork  by  local  and  national  artists.  Monday  to  Friday  9.00am  to  4.00pm  during  the  Wet  Season  and  9.00am  to  5.00pm  during  the  Dry  Season.  http://www.artopiagallery.com.au/

Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery 10 Papuana St  08 9168  1881 – 5  min  walk  or  2 min  drive

Established in 2001, Artlandish is a family owned Gallery showcasing one of Australia’s largest collections of Aboriginal Art and an extensive range of artefacts and gifts from all over Australia. All works are for sale.

Dry Season hours – Monday to  Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm & Saturday  9.00am to 12.30pm

Please contact the gallery for Wet Season hours

www.artlandish.com   art@artlandish.com

Warringarri Aboriginal Arts (head towards Kelly’s Knob) on Speargrass Road.

Address: 16 Speargrass Rd, Kununurra WA 6743

Hours: Open 9am ⋅ Closes 5PM

A taste of Culture. Take a little piece of Kununurra home with an authentic piece of artwork made by the local Mirriwoong artists. 

Phone: (08) 9168 2212

Penney’s  Prints Banksia  St  0419  682  562  – 5  min  walk or  2  min  drive

Penney  is  a  local  photographer  whose  gallery  displays  photographic  prints  and  locally  inspired  gifts.  Penney  also  offers  a  photography  printing  service.  Mon  to  Friday  9am — 4pm  and  Sat  9am —Noon  https://www.facebook.com/kimberleyphotographykununurra/

Totally  Scentual Poincetta  Way  0438  682  158  – 4km  =  25  minutes  walk  (behind  Croc  Signs)  or  7min Drive https://totallyscentual.com.au  Totally Scentual offers a wide selection of quality, natural products to pamper your skin, at prices you can afford. This  store  sells  handcrafted  local  soaps,  oils,  and  lotions.  Mon  to  Fri:  9:00am —3:00pm

 The  Sandalwood  Factory  Located  on  Weaber  Plain  Rd, Drive  north  from  town  along  Weaber  Plain  Road   – Distance  15km  =  15min  drive  –(08)  9845  6888

The  Sandalwood  Factory  features  a  wide  range  of  the  Mt  Romance  Sandalwood  products  with  an adjoining  café  offering  local  produce,  light  meals  and  drinks.  Open  8.30am  to  3.30pm  7  days per  week (Wet  Sea-son)  &  8.00am  to  4.00pm    7  Days  per  week  (Dry  Season). https://www.mtromance.com.au/visit-us/the-sandalwood-factory-kununurra/

 The  Hoochery  On  Weaber  Plains  Rd,  5kms  after  The  Sandalwood  Factory  &  1km  past  Stock  Route  Rd  intersection    (08)  9168  2467  – Distance  13km    =  15min  drive Australia’s  oldest  legal  rum  distillery    is  open  for  tastings  and  cellar  door  sales.  Take  a  tour  and  stay  for  a  piece  of  Ord  River  Rum  cake  and  tea  or  coffee.

Dry  Season  open 7 days from 9am-4pm

Wet  Season:  9am—4pm  Mon—Fri  &  9am—Noon  Sat

https://www.hoochery.com.au/

 Kimberley  Ornamental  Stonecraft  Take  Ivanhoe  Road  north,  turn  left  at  Riverfarm  Road  and  follow  until  the  end  of  the  road.  Closed  Sundays  – Distance  15km  =  15min  drive(08  9168  3642

See  stone  art  and  jewellery  skilfully  handcrafted  from  northern  Australian  gemstones  and  the  unique  zebra rock.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Art-Gallery/Kimberley-ornamental-stone-craft-480651182038640/

Kununurra  Museum

Coolibah  Drive  Distance  1km  =  10  min  walk  or  2  min  drive (08)  9169  3331)

A  must  for  those  interested  in  the township  and  surrounding  settlements  colourful  beginnings,  with  many  artefacts  and  photos  on  display.      As  it  is  run  by  volunteers  the  opening  hours  are  not  strictly  scheduled.

Usually  open  in  the  middle  of  the  day  from  10am—2pm,  but  it  is  best  to  ring  to  confirm  9169  3331.    Definitely  worth  a  visit! http://www.kununurra.org.au/

 Ord  River  Metal  Art 205  River  Farm Rd 9km  driving  distance  –0408  942  943

Displaying  a  large  range  of  locally  crafted  metal  inspired  by  the  Kimberley.  The  gallery  is  open  daily,  call  the  show  room  for  hours  0408  942  943

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