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Faraway Bay E-News  |  January 2013

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There is so much in store for our 2013 season – it’s shaping up to be a ripper!
 
We’re opening a little earlier this year – on March 28 – to take advantage of amazing waterfalls and superb Barra fishing on offer at the end of the wet season. We will be open in time for Easter, so if you haven’t already planned your Easter holiday, Faraway Bay offers you the perfect escape.
 
At Faraway Bay, a few days can feel like a week, and a week can change the way you feel forever…
 
Latest News

> Book Early for Easter Escape
> Kimberley named in top travel list by NY Times
> Nicole Kidman talks Kununurra with Ellen DeGeneres
> Rare Rock Art Retreats
> Wine in the Wilderness with Larry Cherubino
> Faraway Fast Facts

Book early for Easter Escape
The end of the wet season - late March to April - is a great time to visit the Kimberley, with gushing waterfalls at their peak, an abundance of Barramundi, and spectacular sunsets. You can do it all, and see it all at its finest!
 
An experience you won't ever forget is cruising by boat to WA’s highest waterfall, the twin King George Falls. Feel dwarfed by red rock cliffs rising more than 80 metres into the air. Then take a fresh waterfall shower as the boat edges to within metres of the rock face.
 
The cruise is fully inclusive in every package and is not offered by any other land-based accommodation in the region.
 
Along the way, enjoy the exhilaration of Barramundi fishing, courtesy of the wet season’s run-off and warm waters.
 
Get in now to secure your booking early. Why not book for Easter?

Kimberley named top travel spot by New York Times
WA’s remote Kimberley region has been named by the New York Times as one of the best places in the world to visit in 2013.
 
The Kimberley was the only Australian destination to earn a place in the ‘Top 46 Places to Go’ list, taking out the number 19 position.
 
Read what the New York Times had to say about our magical location.

Nicolle Kidman talks Kununurra with Ellen
Ellen DeGeneres is bringing her US talk show to Australia in March. The announcement came following an interview with Nicole Kidman, who recommended Kununurra as her favourite place to visit.
 
Nicole visited with co-star Hugh Jackman during filming of Baz Luhrmann’s movie ‘Australia’, for which Faraway Bay was one of only two locations used as a base for the crew. During production, scenes were shot of our nearby natural wonder, the King George Falls.
 
The movie put the Kimberley region on the world map, and even our water became famous! It became known as a ‘pregnancy potion’ after Nicole Kidman unexpectedly fell pregnant with her baby daughter Sunday Rose during production.
 
Click here to see what Nicole Kidman had to say on Ellen’s show about our part of the world.
Rare Rock Art Retreats
2 to 6 May 2013 & 15 to 19 July 2013

Faraway Bay is home to one of the Kimberley region’s most prolific collections of Indigenous rock art, including extraordinary examples of the mysterious Bradshaw art.
 
We invite you to immerse yourself in this fascinating ancient world at our exclusive Rock Art Retreat. Hosted by renowned archaeologist Lee Scott-Virtue and respected Aboriginal elder Ju Ju Wilson, you will be taken a journey only a privileged few have ever experienced.
 
Explore some of Australia’s most important archaeological sites, featuring rock art that is thousands of years old. These breathtaking locations are among the Kimberley’s most secluded and unique, and are usually not accessed by the general public
 
Click here to find out more or download the event flyer.

Wine in the Wilderness
29 July to 2 August 2013
 
Indulge in the world of fine wines with one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed winemakers, Larry Cherubino, for our Wine in the Wilderness four-night package.
 
A maximum of just 16 guests will share Larry’s intimate winemaking secrets, enjoy tastings of his finest drops, including vertical and regional tastings, wine and food matching, and more. Plus, you’ll enjoy all of Faraway Bay’s regular attractions.
 
Revered by wine critics and collectors, Larry has won more awards than any other contemporary winemaker working in Australia today – some 100 trophies and 400 gold medals, and counting. His winery was James Halliday's ‘Winery of the Year’ in 2011, and in 2013 scored more 94+-point ratings than any other Australian winery.

Click here to find out more or download the event flyer.

Faraway Fast Facts
> Faraway Bay is a paradise for bird-watchers – more than 140 varieties of birds have been recorded at the camp.

> Packages are fully inclusive of scenic air and ground transfers to and from the camp; all tours and use of facilities; gourmet meals and snacks; plus refreshments including tap beers, quality Australian wines, juices, soft drinks and Faraway Bay’s own fresh spring water.

> Faraway Bay has won a multitude of awards, including three coveted Australian Tourism Awards for Unique Accommodation.



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