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What is available in the area for accommodation

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Tourism in our area


Punmu is now open for business!

As of 15th June 2022, visitors are very welcome so please come up to see us. All sales support our community and stay within the community. Punmu also has full Optus Mobile Coverage.

Sunset at the Punmu community

Punmu is nestled in the Pilbara’s Western Desert region, which is home to some of the world’s most magnificent scenery, including rock formations, ancient artwork, fauna and flora life, and waterholes. 

A dedicated tourist precinct (with caravan, camping and donga sites), coupled with a general store, OPAL fuel and diesel station, and telecommunications satellite makes it a convenient and enjoyable destination in your outback travels.

List of facilities:

  • Shop, owned by community members, which offers fresh fruit and vegetables plus meat, bread, butter, milk and other provisions
  • An all-weather airstrip, allowing mail-runs and other outside services viable (eg. Royal Flying Doctor Service)
  • Powered and unpowered caravan sites
  • Flat ground for Tenting
  • Self-contained dongas with communal kitchen and laundry
  • Visitors house
  • OPAL fuel and diesel for sale
  • A telecommunications satellite, providing telephone and television access
  • Mechanical workshop
  • Multifunctional basketball court
  • Car hoist and tyre changer
  • Internet facilities
  • Centrelink agent
  • Water Play Area
  • BMX track

The climate of Punmu is typical of the Australian desert lands. Summer temperatures are consistently high, often approaching more than 50° in December and January Winter months are mild, although temperatures readily fall below zero overnight. Lowest minimum temperatures occur in the winter months of June – August

Dust storms are common throughout the year, but after a good Wet season, the area is picturesque with spinifex grasses in seed, many varieties of colorful wildflowers and an abundance of birdlife.

Camping on the hilltop