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Perth To Kununurra Flights

Planning a trip from Perth to Kununurra?

Escape the bright lights and bustling pace of Perth city and explore the heart of the Kimberley with Nexus Airlines’ Perth to Kununurra flights. Discover Kununurra, where the serene landscapes offer a tranquil retreat from city life. Book your Perth to Kununurra flights to experience the best of the dry season, from April to September. Enjoy the comfort of mild temperatures ideal for outdoor adventures, and leisurely activities. Alternatively, the wet season from October to May transforms the Kununurra landscape’s into a lush, green paradise, offering a spectacle of waterfalls and vibrant ecosystems. Kununurra offers a range of water-based activities along the Ord River, such as fishing and cruising. The town also serves as a base to explore the surrounding wilderness, including the iconic Lake Argyle and the Bungle Bungle Range of Purnululu National Park. We’d recommend a stay of 10-14 days to truly explore the wilderness areas of El Questro and Purnululu National Park, with a shorter stay of 7-10 days needed to soak up Kununurra and it’s surrounding beauty. With a range of accommodation options, from luxury resorts to charming caravan parks, Kununurra offers a comfortable stay for every traveler. Secure your Perth to Kununurra flights today!

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Perth to Kununurra: Arrival Information

The main airport serving Kununurra is the East Kimberley Regional Airport (KNX), also known as Kununurra Airport. It is situated approximately 3 Kilometres from the town centre in Kununurra, Western Australia.

Upon arrival at Kununurra Airport, you’ll receive a warm welcome from the airport staff. You can then proceed to collect your baggage from the designated carousels.

Getting into Kununurra from Kununurra Airport is convenient with the following options:

  • Taxi Service: Available at the airport for a quick and easy transfer to town.
  • Car Rentals: Thrifty, Avis, and Budget offer car hire services for flexible transportation during your stay.
  • Hotel Shuttle: Select hotels in Kununurra offer an airport bus shuttle service. Ensure you enquire with your hotel prior to arrival for availability and booking information.

While there isn’t a public transport system in Kununurra, taxis and car hire are easily accessible. The township itself is extremely walkable, with an array of shuttles and tour services available to explore nearby attractions.

Perth to Kununurra: Departure Information

Perth Airport (PER) is located approximately 17km southeast of the city centre. It serves as a major gateway for both domestic and international flights into Western Australia’s capital city.


  • ATMs, baby change facilities, baggage trolleys, charging stations, disabled access, lockers, shower’s, free high-speed WiFi.

ID Requirements
Passports are not required for domestic travel. However, if you do not have a driving license or another form of government-issued photo ID, it is advisable to carry your passport. All passengers must present identification at check-in.

Passengers are entitled to checked baggage. Additional baggage allowance can be purchased online prior to departure.

Check-in Details

  • Minors Traveling Alone (13-16 years): Identification for minors traveling alone must be provided by a parent or guardian at check-in.
  • Check-In Closure: 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • Recommended Check-In Time: At least 45 minutes before your scheduled departure.
  • Boarding Gate Closure: 10 minutes prior to departure.

Our Guide to Kununurra

Local Tips

Best time of year to visit
The dry season (April-September) guarantees blue skies and moderate temperatures, ideal for exploring! While the wet season (Oct-May) offers spectacular opportunities for chasing waterfalls, either by land, air or water. Many tours and accommodation offering ‘out of season’ discounts.
During the dry season (April to September), Kununurra experiences warm days and clear blue skies with temperatures ranging from 14 – 31°C. Humidity levels are low and the nights are cool. From late October to November is the 'build up' where temperature and humidity levels are high. Storm clouds often threaten to open up however it's not until January/February that the wet season really kicks in. While a tricky time to travel with many tour operators closed, the wet season is when the Kimberley comes alive with raging waterfalls, flowing rivers and verdant lands replenished by the heavy rains.  
Recommended length of stay
To explore Kununurra and all its surrounding beauty, you will need at least 7-10 days. If you're planning on venturing further out to El Questro, Lake Argyle or Purnululu National Park, we recommend at least 10-14 days.
Everything from self-contained apartments, hotel style rooms to caravan parks and camping.
Kununurra has its own airport with daily domestic and regional flights. Sealed coast and inland highways suitable for cars, 4WDs and caravans.
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