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“Excellent bird watching cruise”

Lake Argyle Cruises
Ranked #1 of 16 Tours in Kununurra
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: LAKE ARGYLE CRUISES is the original tour company on Lake Argyle. We offer a range of scenic cruises catering for individual travellers as well as tour groups. Our fleet of purpose built vessels offer comfortable seating and unobstructed views that leave many customers exclaiming words such as “amazing”, “breathtaking”, and “unbelievable”. Lake Argyle is Australia’s largest expanse of fresh water. It boasts over 26 species of native fish and supports a commercial fishery as well as the newly established Aquaculture industry. Latest research estimates up to 25,000 Johnstone River Fresh Water crocodiles inhabit Lake Argyle, Rock Wallabies thrive in rocky crevices close to the water’s edge, Eros (Wallaroos) on the islands have adapted to feed on the lakes aquatic plants. We specialise in observing wildlife, but due to the nature of wild animals it cannot be guaranteed you will see all that is described in this brochure. At Lake Argyle village above the Main Dam you will find motel style cabins, shop, bar, restaurant and a caravan park. Drop in and try the local catch, “Silver Cobbler” delivered fresh daily. Nearby is the Historical Durack Family Homestead Museum. The inland sea was created in 1971, by damming the mighty Ord River, forming a storage reservoir to supply one of the country’s largest and most ambitious irrigation schemes. What was once “Argyle Downs”, a million acre cattle station, is now an immense body of water amid a largely untamed and rugged wilderness in the remote East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Aptly named “Lake Argyle”, this majestic waterway can at times encompass and area of more than 2000 km2, a volume of water equivalent to 54 Sydney harbours. With its ever changing moods and landscapes it has developed into a unique eco-system, home to an amazing array of wildlife. There is no better was to capture all of this outstanding beauty than to take a cruise with Lake Argyle Cruises. We offer a selection of tours catering for the individual traveller as well as large tour groups. Specialised charters such as bird watching, bush walking and exploration can be arranged with prior notice.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We can heartily recommend the Lake Argyle bird watching cruise. We set off at dawn with just another couple and the guide and had a wonderful day. Breakfast was eaten in an inlet where we were surrounded by jacanas close to a pair of sea eagles feeding young. We also travelled to an island to see yellow chats. The scenery was spectacular and we truly loved every minute of the day. So peaceful and much more to offer than the usual crowded tourist trips.

Thank lorna2016
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review lorna2016.

Our bird watching cruises are very unique and offer a fantastic opportunity for bird enthusiasts.
We are lucky enough to have bird lovers from around the world come and join us at Lake Argyle.

Hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant & informative cruise around the lake. Highlight of the cruise was swimming in the lake at sunset. Glass of wine in hand & cheese & crackers floated out to us on a custom made floating bar! Highly recommend this trip.

Thank Sue0130
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your review Sue0130.

Sounds like you had a lovely cruise out on Lake Argyle.
Glad we were able to offer a lovely afternoon for you.

Safe travels and hope to see you again in the future!!

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The Fun Fit Adventure gang loved this tour ..... The guides are brilliant and so knowledgeable! We saw small eared rock wallabies and had a beautiful sunset swim with drinks!
Thank you for an awesome trip!!!!

Thank Sarah B
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Sarah B.

We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us out on Lake Argyle and got to enjoy one of our beautiful sunsets.

Enjoy the rest of your travels!!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

At first I thought $95 was pretty steep for a lake cruise. But now that I have been on it- I would have to say it was worth it.
Greg out captain was very knowledgeable telling us heaps about the lake it's history and surrounds. The wildlife and birdlife were abundant and very visible including the fresh water crocs. Take heaps of photos as we did the sunset cruise and the photo opportunities are amazing. Swimming off the back of the boat in this huge lake was breathtaking and being served champagne while padding in the water - well what can I say Devine. Truly worth the dollars to gain such an experience.

Thank Melissa A
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

I am pleased you enjoyed your experience on Lake Argyle Cruises Melissa and thank you for writing a glowing review.

The lake is pretty special and we are glad we could show you how its rich history and wildlife is.

Glad you enjoyed the swim in the lake.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We hired a double Kayak for a morning on the lake. This was a stunning and amazing experience! Staff really friendly and helpful, perfect day!

Thank Delphine G
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your review Delphine G.

Our canoes/kayaks and SUPs are a really inexpensive way to see Lake Argyle and have some fun along the way.

Glad you found our staff helpful and friendly!!

Safe travels!!

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