Kununurra (the main town in the east Kimberley) is accessed by sealed roads from Katherine (500 kilometres) or Broome (1000 kilometres). If you’re not taking the scenic route, the fastest way to get to Kununurra is by plane. Flights are available via Broome, Darwin and Per th from all major Australian cities.
The 4.5-star Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments has Indigenous paintings on the walls, a pool with a Kimberley waterfall and local sandalwood bathroom products. Pick a one-bedroom apartment facing the pool. freshwaterapartments.net.au
The Ord Valley Muster is set to return this year (11–20 May 2018) with a jam-packed program of music, comedy, food events and cultural experiences. Taste fresh Kimberley produce, enjoy music on the banks of the Ord River and be dazzled by a corroboree under the stars. ordvalleymuster.com.au