The Chamberlain River is a river in the Kimberley of Western Australia.The headwaters of the river rise in the Durack range near Yulumbu. The river flows in a northerly direction along the range until it merges with the Pentecost River near El Questro Station.The traditional owners of the area are the Kitja peoples.The river was named in 1901 by the surveyor Frederick Brockman. It is thought that the river was named after either the shipbuilder, William Chamberlain or the politician Joseph Chamberlain.
El Questro Wilderness Park is a privately owned Wilderness park that was previously a cattle station located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.The park is located 110 kilometres (68 mi) West of Kununurra and can be accessed by the Gibb River Road.The park encompasses an area of over 1,000,000 acres (4,047 km2) that extends some 80 kilometres (50 mi) into the heart of the Kimberley.The station was first established in 1903.The English aristocrat, Will Burrell, bought the cattle station in 1991 and developed into a wilderness park tourist destination.The park still runs 8,000 head of cattle on the property.There are 3 resorts in El Questro: Emma Gorge (offering safari cabins)Located At , The Station (bungalows and camping) Located At and The Homestead (luxury rooms and suites)Located At – all operated by Delaware North.In 2011, a planned burn got out of control on El Questro injuring five people who were competing in an ultramarathon. James Salerno and Michael Bass of El Questro were conducting the burn.In 2012 the leasee is GPT Funds Management Pty Ltd, El Questro is operating under the Crown Lease number CL207-1984 and has the Land Act number LA3114/1180.
Kununurra is a town in far northern Western Australia located at the eastern extremity of the Kimberley Region approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi) from the border with the Northern Territory. Kununurra was initiated to service the Ord River Irrigation Scheme.Kununurra is the largest town in Western Australia north of Broome, with the closest town being Wyndham, 100 kilometres (62 mi) away. Kununurra is 3,040 kilometres (1,889 mi) from Perth via the Great Northern Highway.The town is situated in among the scenic hills and ranges of the far north-east Kimberley Region, having an abundance of fresh water, conserved by the Ord River Diversion dam and the main Ord River Dam.The tropical agriculture crops grown in the Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) have changed over the years. Tourism and mining have also become important to the local economy.