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Find Your Ideal Car Hire in Kununurra


VroomVroomVroom lets you search, compare and book car hire easily in Kununurra. Located in far north Western Australia, Kununurra is around 37 kilometres from the Western Australia and Northern Territory borders. You can drive to Kununurra from Broome (around 10.5 hours) or Katherine (6.5 hours).

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Kununurra

Available car typesCompact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots2
Car rental suppliersBudget, Thrifty

Kununurra Airport Collection

Collect your hire vehicle easily from Kununurra Airport (KNX) where we work with three car hire suppliers to get you on your way without fuss.

Depots in Kununurra

Find the most convenient location for your car hire collection at these two depots in Kununurra:

Budget logoDusty Rankin Drive, Kununurra 6743
9:00am - 4:00pm weekdays.

Thrifty logoLot 317, Laine-Jones Drive, Kununurra 6743
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.

Frequently Asked Questions for Kununurra Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kununurra?

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $39 and AUD $147 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Kununurra, use our price comparison tool.

What do I need to bring to drive through Kununurra and the Kimberley Region?

When driving through this part of Western Australia, it is always a good idea to remember that it is a remote area. Be sure to carry plenty of water and food as stops are few and far between. Also, consider packing maps and a compass in case of no phone reception.

Will I need a permit when driving in Kununurra?

You don’t need a permit for general driving in the area, but you may need permits or permission if you wish to travel on private or Aboriginal land.

What is the best time of year to visit Kununurra?

The best time to visit is from April (end of the wet season) to October (start of the wet season). Avoid peak tourist season by travelling to Kununurra in May or September when the temperature is still comfortable but there aren’t as many tourists in the region.

Our Guide to Visiting Kununurra

Kununurra is your starting point to explore East Kimberley and where you’ll be able to see some of Western Australia’s most iconic landmarks including the famous Bungle Bungle Range. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Kununurra:

Attractions | Accommodation


Purnululu National Park

Address: Western Australia 6770

Purnululu National Park is a world heritage listed site and is where you will be able to see the famous Bungle Bungle Range made of Devonian-age quartz sandstone. The 239,723 hectare national park is also rich with indigenous heritage with Aboriginal people thought to have lived in the area for more than 40,000 years.

Lake Kununurra

Address: Kununurra 6743

Lake Kununurra is home to a variety of native flora and fauna and is the perfect place for sailing, rowing, water skiing and more while you’re in town. The lake is a freshwater man-made reservoir and was made in 1963.

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Kununurra Lakeside Resort

Address: 50 Casuarina Way, Kununurra 6743

The resort offers accommodation two kilometres from the centre of town and on the banks of the Lily Creek Lagoon. It is set in a convenient location to explore the Kimberley Region and you can select from 24 King Premier rooms, six self-catering rooms, 12 standard motel rooms and eight budget motel rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and come with ensuites.

Kununurra Country Club Resort

Address: 47 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra 6743

Less than five kilometres from the Kununurra airport and close to the iconic natural beauty of the area, Kununurra Country Club Resort is a perfect location for your stay. Choose from 88 well-appointed rooms, and on-site facilities including a swimming pool and free on-site parking.

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