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Nicole Kidman talks Kununurra with Ellen DeGeneres

In case you hadn’t heard, Ellen DeGeneres is bringing her US talk show to Australia in March. The announcement came following an interview with Nicole Kidman, who, not surprisingly, recommended Kununurra as her favourite place to visit.

Nicole visited with co-star Hugh Jackman during filming of Baz Luhrmann’s movie ‘Australia’, for which Faraway Bay was one of only two locations used as a base for the crew. During production, scenes were shot of our nearby natural wonder, the King George Falls.

The movie put the Kimberley region on the world map, and even our water became famous! It became known as a ‘pregnancy potion’ after Nicole Kidman unexpectedly fell pregnant with her baby daughter Sunday Rose during production. But Kidman, who never thought she could fall pregnant, wasn’t the only one to experience the Kimberley’s fertile waters – six other women who worked on the movie also conceived during the film’s production. Amazing!

Click here to watch on YouTube what Nicole Kidman said on Ellen’s show.


‘Escape with the Winemaker’

– ‘Escape with the Winemaker’, hosted by Larry Cherubino

| 26 to 28 June 2012 |

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to spend three days with one of Australia’s most acclaimed winemakers, Larry Cherubino, at Faraway Bay’s inaugural ‘Escape with the Winemaker’ special event.

Named ‘Winery of the Year’ in James Halliday’s 2011 Wine Companion and ‘Producer of the Year’ in Matt Skinner’s 2011 Wine Guide, Western Australia’s Larry Cherubino Wines is among our country’s finest. With more than 300 medals to his name, Larry has had a distinguished career working in some of the most sought-after wine-producing regions in Australia and overseas.

Book for this exclusive three-day package and you’ll be one of only 16 privileged guests to share Larry’s intimate winemaking secrets firsthand. Enjoy premium wine tastings of Larry Cherubino Wines, wine and food matching and much more – accompanied by all of Faraway Bay’s [intlink id=”21″ type=”page”]regular attractions[/intlink].

The inaugural three-day ‘Escape with the Winemaker’ package includes:

  • Air transfers from Kununurra.
  • All meals and beverages, including a range of Larry Cherubino Wines.
  • Three nights’ accommodation in a cabin with spectacular 180-degree views of the bay.
  • [intlink id=”21″ type=”page”]Sightseeing and tours[/intlink] during the day, including boating to the magnificent twin
    King George FLarry Cherubino Winesalls, fishing, exploring ancient rock art and more.
  • A complimentary take-home bottle of one of Larry’s favourite drops.

View our package pricing here, or [intlink id=”37″ type=”page”]contact us[/intlink] to enquire or secure your booking.

Download the flyer here.