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Arnhem Land

Map showing the Arnhem Land region in the NT

Escape to one of Australia's last true wilderness areas. Arnhem Land is one of the Top End's most spectacular natural destinations. Beautiful scenery, rugged coastlines, remote islands, rivers teeming with fish, rainforest, towering escarpments and savannah woodland.

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Take your pick of screensaver-worthy views in #Kakadu National Park! There's no such thing as a bad angle at Nawurlandja lookout, especially at sunrise. A 30 minute drive south of the region's main township, Jabiru, will find you clambering up a relatively steep rock slope where you'll have world-class views across Anbangbang Billabong to Nourlangie Rock (Burrungkuy) and the #ArnhemLand escarpment. Talk about starting the day on a high! 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, ​@_danieltran_. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Yep, this spot can be found in the NT 😍 Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria in remote #ArnhemLand, 650 kilometres east of #Darwin, is one of @Australia's last untouched wilderness areas. It's a haven for fishing enthusiasts and nature lovers. Did you know its our country's third largest island? Not many people do! Stay at @GrooteEylandtLodge where you can enjoy beachfront views and join a number of tours including cultural experiences, fishing charters and boat cruises around the archipelago. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @nickjoyce_! ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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There are a number of well known places within #Kakadu National Park to watch the early morning show, however Nawurlandja Lookout has to be one of our favourites 😍 Following a short clamber up a relatively steep rock slope, you'll have world-class views across Anbangbang Billabong to Nourlangie Rock (Burrungkuy) and the #ArnhemLand escarpment. This peaceful spot is great for sitting back and taking in first light or watching a tropical summer storm roll in during the afternoon. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @rachstewartnz! ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #SeeKakadu

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East Arnhem Land's Lonely Beach looks more like something out of a fantasy novel than a real life Aussie travel destination, but rest assured, it's legit! If you're keen to explore this mysterious region but not sure where to start, aboriginal-owned organisation @Lirrwi Tourism offer day and multi-day tours into the remote Yolngu Homelands. These guided tours depart from #Nhulunbuy (#Gove) and not only take you to some special locations, but also immerse you in the area's rich aboriginal culture. This is one destination that'll have you pinching yourself to double check that it's actually real! ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #EastArnhemLand #ArnhemLand

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#EastArnhemLand, that vast, mysterious top corner of the Northern Territory, is one of @Australia’s last great untouched wilderness areas. Sure, you’ll get bragging rights for holidaying somewhere so far-flung, but there are many more reasons to travel to this spectacular part of the world. The region is home to some of the country's most pristine coastlines with a number of beaches just a short drive from the main township of #Nhulunbuy (#Gove), including Little Bondi (first image), Turtle Beach (third image) and Macassan Beach (fourth image). Join a fishing charter and spend the day trying to reel in a barramundi or explore various bush walking trails through pretty wetlands, where you can spot native wildlife. East Arnhem Land is only a short flight from #Darwin or can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road. Tip: Don't forget to look into what general permits you need before your visit. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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We're coming to you from picture-perfect #EastArnhemLand at sunrise 🌸 This is Lonely Beach, a very beautiful (and real!) place that you can explore on a tour with aboriginal-owned company @Lirrwi Tourism. They offer day and multi-day guided tours into the remote Yolngu Homelands, departing from #Nhulunbuy (#Gove) between April and October. You'll get to see how the world's oldest living culture still lives today - from traditional spear fishing to gathering of bush foods. East Arnhem Land is only a short flight from #Darwin or can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road.  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @melissafindley! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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Spectacular coastal landscapes with white sand beaches, combined with strong aboriginal culture, define the paradise that is #EastArnhemLand 🙌 If you're keen to explore this mysterious region but not sure where to start, aboriginal-owned company @Lirrwi Tourism offer day and multi-day tours into the remote Yolngu Homelands over the dry season (April - October). You'll get to see how the world's oldest living culture still does things today... from traditional spear fishing to gathering of bush foods. Located on the north-eastern tip of the NT mainland, the township of #Nhulunbuy (#Gove) can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road or a short flight. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @robmulally! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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Watching the sun come up should be a mandatory activity in #Kakadu National Park - it's way too good to miss, hey @jasoncharleshill! There are a number of well known places within the park to watch the early morning show, however Nawurlandja Lookout has to be one of our favourites 😍 Following a short clamber up a relatively steep rock slope, you'll have world-class views across Anbangbang Billabong to Nourlangie Rock (Burrungkuy) and the #ArnhemLand escarpment. This peaceful spot is great for sitting back and taking in first light or watching the changing colours at the end of the day. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Jason. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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#EastArnhemLand, that vast, mysterious top corner of the Northern Territory, is one of @Australia’s last great untouched wilderness areas. Sure, you’ll get bragging rights for holidaying somewhere so far-flung, but there are many more reasons to travel to this spectacular part of the world. The region is home to some of the country's most pristine coastlines with a number of beaches just a short drive from the main township of #Nhulunbuy (#Gove), including Cape Wirrwawuy. Join a fishing charter and spend the day trying to reel in a barramundi or explore various bush walking trails through pretty wetlands, where you can spot native wildlife. East Arnhem Land is only a short flight from #Darwin or can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road. Don't forget to look into permits before your trip! Check out our story for more epic scenes 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi.  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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