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Channel 7’s Sunrise broadcasts live from Faraway Bay

Sunrise combine logoFaraway Bay was proud host Channel 7’s Sunrise on May 21, 2015. Their roving film crew stayed with us and broadcast live throughout the morning.

Sassy Sunrise weather presenter, Edwina Bartholomew hosted live weather updates every half-hour, showcasing locations in and around Faraway Bay, including a very early-morning view over the Timor Sea and our beautiful bay.

The crew ventured out on tours and sightseeing during their stay – including a trip to the breathtaking King George Falls, with highlights screened during Eddy’s weather crosses.

You can watch the video package here and see for yourself just how amazing Faraway Bay really is.

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Sunrise broadcast

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Wet Season Adventure Special 2015


Experience the Waterfalls

Just released Wet Season Adventure 2015 or the Early Bird Special 2015
still available until 30th November 2014. A trip of a lifetime……!!
Experience the magic of the wet season in the Kimberley, Barra Fishing
Waterfalls and so much more!! or book for anytime during 2015 season
at special limited time only rate.

Click here for full details and terms and conditions
King George Falls

End of Wet Season – Exclusive Discount Package

> 20% discount on rate, plus one complimentary night in Kununurra or Darwin.
> Strictly limited offer for bookings made before 28 February 2014.
> Stay between 15 March and 30 April 2014.

Kimberley wet season
With the Kimberley region’s wet season in full swing, Faraway Bay has been on the receiving end of a spectacular amount of rainfall. In fact, we’ve had almost as much rain as we had for the entire wet season last year!

This will produce incredible waterfalls for guests to enjoy when our new season opens (from March 15) and in turn, provides ideal run-off for superb Barramundi fishing.

Take advantage of our exclusive ‘End of Wet Season’ special package and receive a 20% discount on our standard rates, plus complimentary overnight accommodation in either Kununurra or Darwin before or after your flight out to Faraway Bay.

Offer is for a strictly limited time – you must book before 28 February 2014. Valid for stays between 15 March and 30 April 2014. Conditions apply. Click here for full details of this exciting one-off offer!

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of Mother Nature and the magic of Faraway Bay – it’s a holiday you will never forget!


Faraway Bay Latest News

Relax and read our E-News, direct from Faraway Bay. Our Summer edition features news about some exciting events, a national roadshow, plus some new additions you’ll love.

At Faraway Bay, a few days can feel like a week, and a week can change the way you feel forever…

 Faraway Bay - Summer E-News

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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.