30 EVENTS. 9 EXCITING DAYS. A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES. THE MULTI-AWARD WINNING ARGYLE DIAMONDS ORD VALLEY MUSTER, SET AGAINST THE STUNNING EAST KIMBERLEY LANDSCAPE, IS TRULY A BUCKET LIST ‘MUST-ER’ FOR EVERY AUSTRALIAN
About The Festival
Through a diverse calendar packed with exciting events & experiences (rodeo, dining under the stars, music, yoga boats, comedy and more) to the the local characters & flavour that make Kununurra and the East Kimberley one of the most iconic destinations in the world, the Muster is a truly enthralling, enchanting and magical experience for all.
From humble beginnings in 2001, the Ord Valley Muster came to life quietly as a simple one night affair – a pleasant dinner in the outback for local businesses. Since then it has grown at lightning speed to be firmly established as a pre-eminent event in the national festival calendar,being a 3 time Hall of Fame Inductee (2017-2011-2008) at the WA Tourism Awards as well as being officially recognised as the Best Regional Event in Australia at the 2015 Australian Event Awards to name but a few notches of the Muster’s belt.
There are a range of amazing Land or Air Travel Packages available to help get you here, which will be available soon, so you have no excuse to tick this one off your travel, foodie, adventure or 4×4 bucket lists…
Highlighting its extraordinary cultural diversity, stunning primeval landscape, friendly folk and warm country hospitality, the Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster is an all embracing community celebration of the astonishing talent found in the East Kimberley region, while showcasing some of Australia’s most acclaimed musicians and culinary personalities. Of course it takes true local knowldege and flavor to make an event as authentic as the Muster, which is why it is run by the locally based Ord Valley Events board, who are:
- Beau Robinson (Chairperson)
- Sophie Cooke (Vice Chairperson)
- Jo-Anne Ellis (Treasurer)
- Pauric Keown
- Rachell Fewster
- Justine deCandia
- Rowena Alexander
- Cally Bugg
- Shaun Fowler
- Gemma Hayley (Board Administration)
The Muster’s major draw-card, the ‘Aviair HeliSpirit Kimberley Moon Experience’ continues, deservedly so, to receive international attention and acclaim. Staged at the Jim Hughes Amphitheatre on the banks of the Majestic Ord River, the ‘Kimberley Moon Experience’ is attended by celebrities, politicians and business leaders alike. Attracting over 4000 patrons, including 400 guests enjoying a 5 star concert and dining experience within the Kimberley Fine Diamonds Dinner, this truly is a unique and unforgettable experience – a place where city and country folk meet, mingle and dance under the stars.