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Lake Argyle Cruises

| Lake Argyle, Kununurra, Western Australia 6743, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 13 activities in Kununurra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Lake Argyle was created in 1971, by damming the mighty Ord River, forming a storage reservoir to supply one of this country's largest and most... more » Owner description: Lake Argyle was created in 1971, by damming the mighty Ord River, forming a storage reservoir to supply one of this country's largest and most ambitious irrigation schemes. What was once "Argyle Downs", a million acre cattle station, is now an immense body of water amid a largely untamed and rugged wildernessin the remote East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Aptly named "Lake Argyle", this majestic waterway can at times encompass an area of more than 2000km2, a volume equivalent to 54 Sydney Harbours. With its ever changing moods and landscapes it has developedinto a unique eco system, home to an amazing array of wildlife. There is no better way to capture all of this outstanding beauty than to take a cruise with Lake Argyle Cruises. We offer a selection of tours catering for the individual traveller as well as large tour groups. Specialisedcharters such as bird watching, bush walking and exploration can be arranged with prior notice. « less
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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

Lake Argyle Tours..Fantastic, very informative, great scenes, great crew, nice buffet lunch, swimming.

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Adelaide
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

I found the older guide to be rude untill he new i was spending money on his cruise also he was staring at my 17 year old daughter almost the entire time. Not what i call a nice time. I went on the other cruise Tripple J the next day i recommend it

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Greg S, Owner at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Very concerned that you had a bad experience here at the Lake. There are two companies doing cruises here and I would like to check that you have the correct one! What color vessel did you do the cruise on? Regards Greg More

Broome
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband and I did the evening tour yesterday (2.30 to after sunset) with Greg as coach driver and Matt as tour guide on the lake. Matt's knowledge of Lake Argyle in terms of its history, geography, local wildlife, vegetation...everything... is very impressive. (He would be my phone-a-friend on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire). This, plus his good sense... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a wonderful cruise, you have to get on the water to fully appreciate the size of Lake Argyle which is 21 times as big as Sydney Harbour. We did the sunset cruise and it was awesome, what an experience to be in that special place and at sunset be swimming and then sipping some bubbles !

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Greg S, Manager at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us on the Sunset Cruise. Thank you for coming out with us. More

Penneshaw
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not my cup of tea, accept that it's interesting to see the size of the lake, but hand feeding the same wallaby every day. ..

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Greg S, Manager at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. More

Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This really was a fabulous day on the lake! Greg has an amazing knowledge and delivers it superbly. Great sense of humour, very easy to be with, delicious tropical fruit for afternoon tea, topped off with wine and cheese and crackers at sunset. Very comfortable and clean boat. Excellent value for money.

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Greg S, Manager at Lake Argyle Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out on the Best of Lake Argyle Cruise. It is nice to hear such positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed yourself. More

Perth, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Mature aged couple who chose the lunchtime dinner. The viewing of The pre trip video of the building of the dam is very interesting and worthwhile. Friendly staff from pick up to dropping back, serving lunches and providing interesting commentary. Do take your swimming togs and enjoy the opportunity for a swim in the lake. Very pleasant and adequate lunch... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We did an early morning cruise on this amazing man made lake. Incredibly large and very unexpected in this part of WA. The tour guide Greg was brilliant and loved sharing his knowledge of the lake, birds, fish and crocs. A great experience.

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Townsville, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

we booked the sunset cruise on Lake Argyle, not expecting much. But it was just great. From the cruise around the lake and its history, stories of the thousands of crocs in lake(freshies, so they don't bite). Then at sunset into the water in the middle of lake bobbing around with glass of wine or two and sun setting in... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The knowledge of Matt our guide on the cruise was up there with the best I have heard. The whole experience of the day was stunning. loved it.

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