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Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp

4.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Diamond Coast | 280km From Kununurra, Remote, Kununurra, Western Australia 6743, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013
Munners59 Perth, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

First time visit to the Kimberley and to Faraway Bay. Unbelievable! from the moment we took off from Kununurra it was an experience - an amazing experience. It was like we were in another world - the remoteness was brilliant (for me a workaholic!no mobile phone coverage and limited access to emails) We went mid season, weather was perfect, spent... More

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Ocean Shores australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The whole experience starting with the plane from Kunnunara to Faraway Bay was great. The location is brilliant and their website is to be believed. The food is very good but don't expect that it will be the Ritz...just very good with variety. Good wines (probably not as many left after my visit) and beer on tap as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Faraway Bay is a fantastic place,if its not on your Bucket List it should be.l have been lucky to have been twice.The beds are really comfortable,the shower under the stars and moon is fabulous.The views and King George Falls where magnificent, if you like fishing see BJ he is the MAN,staff can't do enough for you,food is great, cheese cake... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

On the 26th of January 2013,due to medical problems,I cancelled my June 2013 holiday booking with Faraway Bay.On the 9th February I was told the deposit would be paid into my bank account.After numerous requests for this to happen,the deposit was finally paid on the 23rd March --- 8 weeks after I cancelled---with no apology or explanation for the delay.One... More

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Faraway Bay R, Owner at Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp, responded to this review

Apologies for any confusions Peter in your cancellation of Booking. Just want to clarify a few things ,I have recorded you cancelled your June booking on 26th January due to Ill Health, which we hope your recovering well and on the mend. We received your Bank details on 8th February for the refund of deposit paid and advised it would... More

Perth, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Upon the moment you land in a small plane on the Faraway bush strip, the experience is truly unique. When you arrive at the camp you are presented with magnificent views across the azure blue Faraway Bay, made all the more amazing by the cluster of sharks cruising the shallows of the bay. The host Kevin is incredable and it... More

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

Had the most amazing time - it is like your in a time warp. You have no sense of time, dates, days, there are not TV's , radio, telephone, internet - just you , other guests, staff and nature!!!! Made some new friends, King George Falls where magnificent - so much water caught a fish and got to eat it... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

Faraway Bay is a unique experience. it is rustic and natural, simplicity at its best. The camp is nestled into landscape with out compromising the natural beauty of the place. The cabins are simple, with a 180 degree view overlooking the sea. The out door showers are amazing, i must admit i was a bit hesitant on arrival. The vehicles... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

It's hard to know how to judge Faraway Bay - it costs more than Southern Ocean Lodge for very mediocre accommodation and meals, but it still provided most of the top highlights of a trip around the Kimberleys. The cabins are very very basic - if you get an ensuite the toilet has no door, but the outside showers are... More

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Also Known As:
Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp Kununurra, Australia - Western Australia
Address: Diamond Coast | 280km From Kununurra, Remote, Kununurra, Western Australia 6743, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Kununurra
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #14 of 19 Specialty lodging in Kununurra
Hotel Class:4 star — Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Remote Wilderness Property on the Timor Sea. Fly in/Fly out only, no road access. Unique Open air lodge and cabins - an outback experience with comfort ... more   less 
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