Faraway Bay, Western Australia
Faraway Bay is situated in the far north-west corner of Western Australia, near the mouth of the King George River, northeast of Kalumburu. The Kalumburu community is the northernmost settlement in Western Australia.
Faraway Bay is a truly remote area of the Kimberley. It offers ancient rock art, archaeological and historical sites, abundant fresh and salt water fishing and an abundance of unique wildlife. Bird watching is excellent here, with over 140 varieties of birds been sighted.
Things to see and do
* Aboriginal Rock Art
* Bird watching
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Population – 413 approx (Kalumburu)
Time – GMT plus eight hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61
Travel Links – Faraway Bay is accessible by local chartered light aircraft from Kununurra. Charter flights directly to Faraway Bay are also available from Broome or Darwin.