Ord River, Kununurra

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The Ord River is a 320km long river in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The river's catchment covers 46100km2.The lower Ord river and the conjunction with Cambridge Gulf create the most northern estuarine environment in Western AustraliaThe Ord River Irrigation Scheme was built in stages during the 20th century. Australia's largest artificial lake by volume, Lake Argyle was completed in 1972. The lower reaches of the river support an important wetland area known as the Ord River Floodplain, a protected area which contains numerous mangrove forests, lagoons, creeks, flats and extensive floodplains.
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  • We were in Kununurra by accident; we had specifically wanted to see the Durack homestead however that was closed and as flights and accommodation had been pre booked had to land there for a short stay...  more »
  • Jeff took us 55 kms up to the Ord River Dam Wall and back again. He showed us so much and the photo opportunities were amazing. We were so glad we had the 6 people needed to run the trip because we wo...  more »

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