On this 4WD tour you’ll spend a full day meandering along Parry Creek Road visiting the springs, creeks and lagoons that feed the Ord and King Rivers. We'll spot for crocs and birds in the rivers and billabongs, take in breathtaking views overlooking Wyndham and Cambridge Gulf, traverse vast mudflats, and view Aboriginal rock art.
Pick-up from your accommodation or meeting point before tour commences.
7:00am: Leaving Kununurra you’ll pass through some of the Ord Irrigation areas on our way to Ivanhoe Crossing. From here we’ll meander along Parry Creek Road ducking down many 4WD tracks in and along the Lower Ord River to spot for birds and crocs. An incredibly delicious morning tea will be served in the shade of one the areas many iconic boab trees.
10:00am: Further west, we arrive at Marlgu Billabong in Parry Lagoon Nature Reserve and Wetlands. Here you’ll witness a spectacular display of water lilies and a variety of birdlife, with the occasional glimpse of one of the resident saltwater crocodiles. After taking in the wetland views from the hilltop site of the old telegraph receiving station, we’ll stop for lunch at either Parry Creek Farm or the infamous Croc Café & Bakery, Wyndham where you can use the facilities.
12:30pm: Leaving our lunch stop, we’ll take a drive down to the historic port of Wyndham on the edge of Cambridge Gulf for a stroll on the jetty or visit the museum. We then head up to the 330m-high Five-Rivers Lookout for boundless views over the Gulf’s glassy waters. We’ll then wind our way back down to traverse dry mudflats and the tree-lined King River Road, stopping in at an Aboriginal art site and river viewpoint.
3:30pm: From the Prison Boab Tree, we’ll start making our way back to Kununurra, passing the northern edge of the Cockburn Ranges with an afternoon tea stop along the way. We reach the final Ord River viewpoint at the Diversion Dam as the sun begins to set, before dropping you off at your accommodation or meeting point around 5:00pm.
Morning and afternoon tea, coffee, cold water, light refreshments
Esky if you want to bring additional food or drink to put on ice
Nature Reserve and Conservation Park access
What to bring
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