Safe Fishing Areas
There are many safe places to fish safely in and around Kununurra. Please ensure you check with the Kununurra Visitor Centre for the latest road conditions.
Pentecost River - 4WD
The Pentecost River in the East Kimberley region is famed as one of the best spots in the area to go barramundi fishing. The epic four wheel drive track, the Gibb River Road, crosses over the Pentecost River and this crossing is the ideal place to throw in a fishing line.
Ivanhoe Crossing - 2WD
Ivanhoe Crossing is a causeway built over the mighty Ord River. Snare an elusive barra from a boat on the river, and keep an eye out for crocs which trawl just beneath the water. You might even see one sunbaking on the river banks.
Buttons Crossing - 4WD
Along the Parry Creed Road, Buttons Crossing is a great place to throw a line into the Ord River. Camping is permitted.
Mambi Island & Boat Ramp - 4wd
Mambi Island is along the Parry Creek Road. There is great fishing, a boat ramp and camping permitted. A great base for a few days of fishing in the mighty Ord River.
Skull Rock - 4WD
Along the Carliton Hill Road, Please check with the Kununurra Visitor Centre before leaving.
Lake Kununurra - 2WD
Fish along the banks of Lilly Creek Lagoon for some Silver Cobbler and Brim or head out in a boat further onto Lake Kununurra.
Lake Argyle - 2WD
Head down to the foreshore and throw a line in or enjoy a fishing trip out on the open water.
Spillway - 2WD
On route to Lake Argyle, stop at Spillway Creek to try your luck at catching the elusive Barramundi.
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