Jaliwang Journey

10 hr

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Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Follow the magnificent dreamtime story of the Jaliwang (barramundi) dreaming across the country by air, land and sea. There is no other tour in the Kimberley that offers you the opportunity to experience so many incredible bucketlist locations of the Kimberley in 1 day. You will be guided across the country by the Custodians of the land on a trip you will never forget!
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Mandangala Community WA 6743, Australia

We depart Kununurra in a light aircraft to follow the trail of the dreamtime Barramundi (the “Jaliwang” to the local Miriuwung people). Ted Hall tells his mother’s enchanting story of the Jaliwang as it evaded fish traps set on the Ord River, carving its way south, and creating the Dunham River as we know it today. En route we survey the vast Sandalwood plantations at Kingston’s Rest, the awesome Ragged Ranges and of course the Argyle Diamond’s pit and mine-site at Matso Range, where the Jaliwang came to rest.

Stop At: Argyle Diamond Mine, Lake Argyle WA 6743, Australia

After 40 minutes in the air we set down at Argyle Diamond Mine where you are welcomed with a traditional “Muntha”, a ceremony to ensure safe passage through this land at the world renowned Argyle...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mandangala Community WA 6743, Australia

We depart Kununurra in a light aircraft to follow the trail of the dreamtime Barramundi (the “Jaliwang” to the local Miriuwung people). Ted Hall tells his mother’s enchanting story of the Jaliwang as it evaded fish traps set on the Ord River, carving its way south, and creating the Dunham River as we know it today. En route we survey the vast Sandalwood plantations at Kingston’s Rest, the awesome Ragged Ranges and of course the Argyle Diamond’s pit and mine-site at Matso Range, where the Jaliwang came to rest.

Stop At: Argyle Diamond Mine, Lake Argyle WA 6743, Australia

After 40 minutes in the air we set down at Argyle Diamond Mine where you are welcomed with a traditional “Muntha”, a ceremony to ensure safe passage through this land at the world renowned Argyle Diamond Mine in its last year of operation. The Luridgii Tours bus will pick you up and your iconic tour will commence, firstly we climb the tailings wall to the lookout over the processing plant, while the Luridgii guide tells of the geological formation and eventual discovery of diamonds on their country, of the sorrow at the desecration of an important sacred site, but also happily of the opportunities and partnerships that have benefited his people. We next take a close-up inspection of the processing plant, and the ingenious technology used to extract these precious gems. The Luridgii guide will take you to visit the mine gallery to view some of largest diamonds ever extracted and the mine-site village where we have buffet lunch and refreshments served at the miner’s mess lookout, and the gallery as well as the shop and yes you can buy a diamond directly from the mine.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Lake Argyle, Western Australia 6743 Australia

Our coach then heads out to Smoke Creek and the headwaters of Lake Argyle where your vessel awaits. Hosted by Lake Argyle Cruises, the late afternoon and sunset cruise across the full length of Lake Argyle offers unique opportunities for bird-watching and photographing the rich red escarpments and islands, you will learn of the ancient and modern history of this extraordinary man-made lake. There is also, an opportunity to swim in the cool Clear waters have a glass or two of sparkling Wine Or beer, with nibbles. On arrival at the Argyle Village marina we board our coach for the Transfer back to your accommodation in Kununurra. After an extraordinary day on land, on water and in the air-filled with unique insights we will have you back home at around 7:00pm.

Duration: 4 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
Not Included
Departure Point
Kingfisher Tours, 305 Victoria Hwy, Kununurra WA 6743, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Please advise of Hotel or Caravan Park pickup location

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.