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About Lake Kununurra Trail
This flat wide trail follows the Lake Kununurra shoreline with stunning views. You can do it walking or on a bike. The trail is close to lakeside caravan parks.
Besides being cooler, around sunrise is a great time to see local wildlife, especially birds. Bird enthusiasts can tick off numerous species including water birds and colourful finches. Take a pair of binoculars and linger around patches of luxuriant tropical vegetation.
You can double back or return by joining the track closer to the main road. All up you are looking at about 6km in length. Our suggestion is to double-back to avoid traffic and increase wildlife spotting opportunities. An added and much appreciated bonus is the trail goes past Pumphouse, a café/restaurant open for breakfast on weekends. The restaurant was formerly a pump station that operated in the 1960s and now offers dining with fine views of Lake Kununurra.
Be trail ready for Lake Kununurra Trail
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
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What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Pump House on Lake Kununurra, which is 3200km north of Perth
No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- BBQ Facilities
- Bicycle Path
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Dog Friendly
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
Best time of year
May to October. The dry season in the Kimberley
Air, 2WD or bus to Kununurra
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Lake Kununurra Walk trailGood trail for walking, running and cycling
Lake Kununurra TrailTrail head
Pump House on Lake KununurraThe Pump House is part of the original irrigation system. This building was decommissioned in 1971. It is now a cafe.
Lake Kununurra wetlandsLake Kununurra is a great place to see water birds
Running on the Lake KununurraTrailGreat running track along Lake Kununurra
Lake Kununurra Trail - PumphouseA great walk before Sunset or head in the opposite direction before Sunrise! You will find coffee at the end!
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