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Gourmet Traveller Wine – Faraway Bay No. 4 Wine Experience

Gourmet Traveller Wine Celebration 20 Years Collectors’ Edition recently published, has  named “Wine in the Wilderness” in 20 Top Wine Experiences Australia. GTWines group of experts shared there favourite local regions, most rewarding vinous exploits and  cellar doors that Australia has to offer.

Faraway Bays  Wine in the Wilderness Retreat Hosted by Larry Cherubino of Cherubino Wines was listed at No. 4 out of 20.  Each year Faraway Bay holds a WITW retreat with the next one scheduled for August 2017.  Limited numbers ensure ultimate experience combining Unique Faraway Bay and award wining West Australian Wine Maker Larry Cherubino.   Article – Click Here

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Award Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards 2016

Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards 2016

Faraway Bay won Silver in Unique Accommodation Category.  Onsite Judging along with 30 page submission is the process for all entrants.We are very pleased with our result and overall The Kimberley was well represented and showcased our amazing region.

Silver - Unique Accommodation Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards 2016

Silver – Unique Accommodation Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards 2016

Photographic Retreat 2017 date released 10 – 14 May, 2017

Faraway Bay’s Inaugural Photographic Retreat hosted by Nigel Gaunt of Red Dirt Photographic Tours.  Nigel has lived in Broome, the Pilbara and has over 14 years experience touring and photographing the Kimberley. Combining 4 days / 4 nights Faraway Bay package with daily Tuition from Nigel will prove to be an amazing, rewarding Retreat for all photographic enthusiasts.

You will get aerial photography tips on your flight out, camera confidence, lead line, bracketing and composition. Nigel will be on hand to answer all your questions and your photography will be taken to the next level.

Sunsets, sunrises, landscapes, wildlife, local Rock Art and night lesson where you will “shoot the stars” and practice “light painting” – all the while experiencing the uniqueness and magic of Faraway Bay and it’s surrounds.

For information on All Inclusive Package Click Here

Photographic Tour King George Falls

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Wine Retreat in the Wilderness 2017 hosted by Larry Cherubino

Wine Retreat with Award Wining Western Australian Wine Maker Larry Cherubino. Spend 4 amazing days/nights combining the
beauty and uniqueness of Faraway Bay with Larry Cherubino wines and Larry’s sharing of his
knowledge of his wine making and the wine industry. A gourmet getaway in the most spectacular location in The Kimberley.

$6,100 per person, All Inclusive ex Kununurra

7th – 11th August 2017

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KIMBERLEY EXPERIENCE – Mitchell Falls & King George Falls Faraway…..

Kimberley Ultimate Exclusive Wilderness Adventure Tour – 

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 Exciting new package for 2016. Mitchell Falls King George Falls, overnight stay at Kimberley Wilderness Adventure Lodge APT, 3 nights at Faraway Bay. Helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls, tour Kalumburu Community and Mission. Fly over breathtaking East Kimberley, Central Kimberley Land and Coast line.

$6024.00 pp  4 nights/5 days (min 2/max 4 pax) ex Kununurra

Click here for all tour information.

(Subject to availability & T & C’s apply)
Kingfisher Tours: Helispirit: APT Wilderness Lodge

 

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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 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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Faraway Bay a winner at 2014 WA Tourism Awards

Winners ofWA Tourism Awards - Silver Medal this year’s Perth Airport Western Australian Tourism Awards have been announced by the Tourism Council WA, and Faraway Bay is proud to be among them!

Faraway Bay has been awarded the Silver Medal in the highly competitive ‘Unique Accommodation’ category – a testament to the authentic Kimberley experience each and every guest at Faraway Bay enjoys.

Book early for 2015 to take advantage of our amazing Early Bird offer and experience the unique magic of Faraway Bay for yourself. Click here for full details of this exclusive special offer (available only for bookings made before 30 November 2014).

Far, Far Away | Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Head to Western Australia’s Kimberley Coast to experience Wine in the Wilderness where winemaker Larry Cherubino chooses spectacular drops to savour in a unique location. Wine writer Nick Ryan reviews Faraway Bay’s exclusive four-day wine tasting retreat.
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To find out more about Wine in the Wilderness or to make a booking enquiry, click here.

 

Way out West | Traveltalk Magazine

Western Australia’s outback truly is the last frontier – a vast wilderness that seems to encapsulate everything visitors picture Australia to be.  Experience the dramatic waterfalls, ancient red-faced gorges and abundance of native flora and fauna from these true blue outback retreats.  Read the story by West Aussie travel guru Jessica Zoiti here.

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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.

 

The Kimberley named in top travel list by New York Times

The New York Times’ top travel list for 2013 is out and Western Australia’s remote Kimberley region is named as one of the best places in the world to visit.

The Kimberley was the only Australian destination to earn a place in the ‘Top 46’ list, taking out the number 19 spot.

Tim Neville from the New York Times writes (excerpts):

“Even by Australian standards, the Kimberley region is remote, with roughly 50,000 people living in an area larger than Germany.

“The area has long been largely off-limits to anyone without a yacht or the nerve to pilot a four-wheel drive through rocky riverbeds. Now luxury lodges have opened up the region to travelers willing to trade big bucks for land-based access to some spectacular spots.

“From any of these spots you can go fishing for barramundi, hike to sacred rock art sites, and take tours to towering waterfalls or up croc-infested estuaries to spy on wallabies and jabirus.”

Get in early to experience the magic of the Kimberley at Faraway Bay. Our all-inclusive package rates cover accommodation, all guided activities, unlimited boat charter, and all freshly prepared gourmet meals and beverages including select fine Australian wines and beers.

The 2013 season opens early (from March 28) in time for Easter.

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Check out rare rock art | The Sunday Times

Kimberley Aboriginal rock art

Luxury bush camp Faraway Bay in the Kimberley is hosting two Rock Art Retreats this year.  The four-day retreats include tours to rare indigenous art sites not usually accessed by the general public.  Read story by The Sunday Times’ Escape Travel writer, Angela Saurine.

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…or for more information on our Rock Art Retreats, click here.