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“Sunset cruise is worth every cent!”

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: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We just returned from a fantastic sunset cruise. Thank you Gary for an awesome day!! A sunset swim, plus a beer/champers and floating dips topped it off. Cheers

Thank Cbrowne23
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review Cbrowne23.

Sounds like you had a great afternoon out on the lake with Lake Argyle Cruises.
We hope the rest of your travels are just as exciting.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

My husband, daughter and I did the Sunset Cruise on 28/8/2017, it was absolutely wonderful. Greg who was our bus driver, skipper, caterer and fountain of knowledge all rolled into one was terrific. The cruise is relaxing and so imformative; and the vastness of the lake and its beauty along with the wild life you encounter is something to remember forever. So many photo opportunities! I was hesitant to swim in the Lake, but there are noodles to keep you afloat and a rope you can hang onto if you are a little fearful (as I was). I am so glad I did it. It was such fun and now I have another wonderful experience to treasure. A trip on Lake Argyle with Greg is a must when in the beautiful Kununurra area. Thank you Greg, we had a great time.

Thank ChristinaV58
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review ChristinaV58.

It sounds like you all had a lovely time on our Sunset Cruise.
Very glad you jumped in for a swim as the water is absolutely beautiful to swim in.

Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and hopefully we see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A must visit arond Kununurra. Lake Argyle is full of history, aminal life, a hugh amount of fresh water to swin in, relax and in some points you'll think this lake has no end.
The guided tours will tell and show you everything until the sun hits the mountain range.
Enjoy!

Thank Mandy M
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for your review Mandy M.

Lake Argyle is a hidden gem and a must do when visiting Kununurra and the East Kimberley's.

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great way to spend the day firstly with the drive to Lake Argyle via Durack Homestead. Informative cruise on the lake and fantastic lunch with a rest stop for those that wanted a swim. We changed boats and them navigated the Ord River/Lake Kununurra and saw extensive birdlife and a stopover for delicious afternoon tea

Thank Sue A
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We did the sunset cruise. Firstly, the tour captain and his "mate" were great. They welcomed everyone with good old Aussie hospitality, nothing was a problem and their knowledge was unending. In the four hours you can only see a small portion of the actual lake, it is humongous ! We were lucky that the afternoons weather was just beautiful and the water smooth. We got some beautiful photographs. They provided beer, wine and nibbles and plenty of them. The boat stops in a couple of places so you can get into the lake for a swim if you like. They provided swim "noodles" so you don't have to worry about that. This tour is a definite must for your journeys.

Thank MingymooBrisbane
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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review MingymooBrisbane.

Sounds like you had a lovely afternoon out on Lake Argyle and thoroughly enjoyed it.

We hope to see you again in the future and safe travels!!

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