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Tariff

From: 1,150.00 AUD per night 

Amenities

Restaurant, Bar
8 Rooms, 6 Rooms with Private Bathroom, 12 Guests

Activities

Fishing, Walking, Cooking, Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Beaches, Swimming Pool, Hiking, Golf, Ancient rock art viewing

Green Credentials

Alternative Energy Resources:
Dietary Selections: Vegetarian, Vegan
We take actions to: conserve heat, conserve water, install eco-friendly lighting, reduce oil/gas carbon emissions, compost waste food, recycle wherever possible, use bio degradable cleaning agents, use reclamation building materials, use renewable natural furnishings, source food locally, offer local employment, instruct staff in green practices, include green room info packs, conserve/care for wildlife in our area, Faraway Bay is a benchmark property in the Kimberley area with strategies and practices leading the way in nature-based low impact tourism. Stringent regulations designed to maintain the integrity of the wilderness environment were applied during the development phase of Faraway Bay and restrictive regulations continue to direct the day-to-day operations. Annual monitoring visits to Faraway Bay are undertaken by appropriate government officers to ensure operations are being conducted in accordance with sound environmental management practices. Water is gravity fed from a natural fresh spring. Limited guest numbers protects overuse of this resource. Water is solar heated for guest showers. ? Solar lights illuminate pathways. ? Office is mainly electronic and paperless – paper used is recycled. ? All firewood is derived from the airstrip clearing and from trees blown over in storms. ? Soaps and shampoo supplied to guests and washing powder are all bio-degradable. Tins are crushed and stockpiled with other non combustible rubbish for return to Wyndham. ? Wildlife is observed from a distance and not followed or approached. Much of the research conducted would not be possible without the support of Faraway Bay Bush Camp as a base for researchers.

Nearest Transport Links

International Airport: Darwin
Local Airport: Kununurra

Faraway Bay The Bush Camp

Eco Retreat , Kununurra, Western Australia, Australia

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Overlooking the bay
Overlooking the bay
Girl in a shower
Girl in a shower
Girl in the pool
Girl in the pool
Accommodation overlooking the bay
Accommodation overlooking the bay
The view from Champagne Rock
The view from Champagne Rock
Open air dining
Open air dining
The spring-fed water is so pure you can drink it
The spring-fed water is so pure you can drink it

Description


Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp is a truly unique retreat, nestled on a rocky hilltop overlooking the Timor Sea, in the remote Kimberley Region.

It’s an intimate escape that feels like the edge of forever.

Time appears to stand still. When it does move, it's measured in tides and sunsets. Here, a few days can feel like a week, and a week can change the way you feel forever.

On offer is remarkable natural beauty, isolation and history – all set in a remote slice of outback Australia. 

Ease into nature’s rhythm.  Relax.  Explore.  Relax some more.

A Rare Kimberley Encounter

Cruise to the spectacular twin falls on the King George River and feel dwarfed by red rock cliffs that rise more than 50 metres into the air.  When the falls are flowing it’s time for an invigoratingly fresh waterfall shower, as the Diamond Lass cruiser edges up to the rock face. 

Go fishing in tidal creeks and catch an elusive barramundi. 

There’s always time to explore - learn about bush tucker; go bird watching, beach combing or swimming in pristine water holes; and discover ancient rock art perhaps 15-20,000 years old. 

Evening entertainment begins as the last rays dance across the rocks and water in a kaleidoscope of colour. Stargaze until dawn or drift off to the soothing sounds of waves lapping the shore.

Guests wake up each morning to birdsong and enjoy a breakfast of fresh local fare in the open air

‘Eagle Lodge’, perfect for lounging, dining and daydreaming. is surely Australia's most unusual kitchen and spectacular dining room. Here, you can feast on freshly caught wild barramundi, mangrove jacks, and reef fish, home-baked bread and exotic, sun-ripened fruit and vegetables - all enjoyed with fine Western Australian wine or beer. 

You also have access to tea, coffee, food and wine at any time. Snack on one of the chefs freshly baked biscuits, fresh fruit or cheese and biscuits, and enjoy the chefs picnics on selected excursions.


While the wildlife is prolific, the neighbours are not.  With a maximum of twelve guests at any time privacy is ensured.  Not surprisingly, Faraway Bay is popular with couples and honeymooners.

Although simple Faraway Bay provides unrivalled luxury for a bush camp, with eight spacious cabins scattered amongst the natural bush setting, offering privacy and 180-degree views of the spectacular cliff-lined bay. Six cabins feature ensuites with a private outdoor solar-heated spring-water shower.

Facilities

• Our plunge pool is refreshed constantly by crystal clear spring-fed water, and you'll be equally revived by its 360 degree views of the spectacular coastline and ranges.
• The 13 metre ocean-going Diamond Lass and a range of smaller vessels with skipper and guide are at your disposal at any time. 
• Tee-off at our cliff top one-hole golf course.
• Our laundry is available for your use.

Awards

Faraway Bay has been recognised nationally as one of Australia's unique destinations winning the following awards:
• Winner 2008, 2007 & 2004 Australian Tourism Awards - Unique Accommodation

• Silver 2009, Winner 2008, 2007, 2003 & 2001 Western Australian Tourism Awards - Unique Accommodation

• Winner 2005 Western Australian Tourism Awards - Hosted Accommodation

• Winner 2000 Jaguar Award announced by Australian Gourmet Traveller for Innovation in Travel

Getting There

Visitors enjoy a scenic flight by light aircraft 280km north west from Kununurra, over a timeliness and untouched landscape, then ride by 4WD to The Bush Camp. The Faraway Bay private airstrip is 4 km from the camp, with parking bay and tie down for light aircraft. Helicopters can land on the heli-pad at The Bush Camp.



PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR ACCOMMODATION DETAILS AND PRICES. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING AVAILABILITY, PLEASE ENQUIRE, USING THE FORM BELOW.

Tariff

From: 1,150.00 AUD per night, per person
Currency: Australia, Dollars
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Seasonal Variations: No
Tariff Includes: Full Board
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1 April 2010 to 31 October 2010

TOUR TYPE RACK RATE
Per person THREE DAY PACKAGE: 3 days /  3 nights, depart day 4
Standard cabin$3,460
Ensuite cabin $3,760 

FOUR DAY PACKAGE:  4 days /  4 nights, depart day 5
Standard cabin $4,300
Ensuite cabin $4,700 

FIVE DAY PACKAGE: 5 days / 5 nights, depart day 6
Standard cabin $5,140
Ensuite cabin $5,640 

SIX DAY PACKAGE: 6 days / 6 nights, depart day 7
Standard cabin $5,980
Ensuite cabin $6,580 

SPECIAL EVENTS:  4 days /  4 nights, depart day 5
Standard cabin$4,550
Ensuite cabin $4,950 

ADDITIONAL DAY:  24 hours
Standard cabin $840
Ensuite cabin $940 

NOTE  Packages are ex Kununurra and include pick up from accommodation and scenic air transfers.
Packages can be arranged ex Darwin or Broome – please request a quote.
Rates include all activities and use of all facilities (guide, fishing trips and 13 meter cruise boat) meals, wine, beer, soft drinks, plus transfer from Faraway Bay airstrip to The Bush Camp at Faraway Bay.
Accommodation is twin share.  We do not charge a single supplement however single cabins are subject to availability.  Please add $940 (Gross) for charter to above rates for single travellers.
Special Events Include the Kimberley Cooking School, the Bush Tucker Cooking School and the Art School

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