Triple J Tours has been showcasing the incredible Ord River since 1988, and it has been our vision to make this extraordinary trip accessible to anyone visiting the East Kimberley. Over the years, we’ve developed and grown the experience to showcase the best the Kimberley has to offer in one unforgettable day. A locally owned and operated company in Kununurra, we offer a varirty of different touring options to choose from to best suit your needs.
What To Expect
From the moment you join your tour, you are in the hands of the most passionate supporters of, and experienced operators in the Kimberley. Our vehicles, vessels and secluded riverside stops are modern, comfortable and specifically designed to offer our guests the best viewing and cruising experience available. We will take you on a journey into one of the world’s most unique and diverse river systems where you can expect to encounter and learn about its magnificent nature, flora, wildlife, gorges and birdlife.
Our guides are passionate about providing the most informative and enjoyable river cruising experience in Australia. Our tours let you encounter the best the region has to offer with the advantage of expert and experienced local knowledge. Let us showcase Australia’s longest daily river cruise in one unforgettable day.
Ord River Discoverer with Sunset
From $190 per person
Our most popular touring option! You will be collected from your accommodation at 11.30am and taken by coach through Durack country to Lake Argyle (70km). As we near Lake Argyle, we will take a short break at the historic Durack Homestead Museum. Re-boarding the coach, we drive the short distance to Lake Argyle Resort before viewing the enormous Lake Argyle from a scenic look-out. Crossing the Ord Top Dam wall, guests will see the Ord Hydro-Power Station before boarding their Triple J Tours boat for a scenic 55km journey back to Kununurra. Marvel at the spectacular scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna found along the way, including the elusive freshwater crocodile! Enjoy afternoon tea at our riverside camp before heading back to Kununurra. Take in a colourful East Kimberley sunset before docking back at the Marina and re-boarding your coach for your accommodation drop-off at around 6.00pm.
Working in reverse from our Ord River Discoverer with Sunset, you will be collected from your accommodation at 9.00am before boarding your Triple J Tours boat from the Marina. Cruising this spectacular waterway, you will marvel at the spectacular scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna found along the way and maybe even spot a crocodile! Relax a while as we stop at one of our Riverside Camp’s for a sumptuous buffet lunch, before we then have you cruising up to the Ord Top Dam – an incredible sight when finding yourselves at its water line base on the Lake Kununurra side! As we leave the Lake Argyle township, we will make a short stop at the historic Durack Homestead Museum. Re-boarding the coach, we will return you to your accommodation in Kununurra through Durack country, arriving at approximately 3.30pm.
If you have already been to Lake Argyle, then this is the Ord River journey for you! You will be collected from your accommodation at 11.30am and taken by coach to board your Triple J Tour from the Marina. Cruising the 55km to Lake Argyle, you will marvel at the spectacular scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna found along the way, including the elusive freshwater crocodile! Remaining on the boat at the base of the Ord Top Dam, you will cruise back towards Kununurra, stopping for afternoon tea at our riverside camp. Scenic photographers will appreciate the contrast in colours as the light changes the way the gorges and ranges look on the return journey. We will return you to your Kununurra accommodation at around 6.00pm after enjoying an East Kimberley sunset on board the boat.
Lake Argyle Tours and Boat Cruises are proudly locally owned and operated by the Sharpe family, they have called Lake Argyle home since the Dam first filled back in 1973. We will take you on an informative journey of the history and development of Lake Argyle and the Ord River Scheme. Our purpose built vessel “Kimberley Durack” allows you to get up close and personal with the resident birdlife, rock wallabies, crocodiles, wallaroos and much more.
HeliSpirit is the largest helicopter company in the Kimberley with solid history and experience in the remote outback. Our personalised service will ensure your helicopter charters and scenic flights are completed with ease.
Based in Kununurra, Broome and Karratha, Aviair offers corporate air charter services, regular passenger transport and beautifully crafted scenic air tours. Previously known as Slingair, Aviair was established in 1984 and has grown to become the first choice for air charter services in the north west of Western Australia.