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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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Ever wanted to learn about traditional aboriginal lifestyle: camping on the beach, hearing about cultural stories and traditional art, trying your hand at spear fishing and crab hunting? Then it's time to head to #ArnhemLand. Based on Yolngu homelands, @Lirrwi Tourism offers a choice of day and week-long itineraries during the Australian winter months - some of these trips even include a visit to this unbelievable location, Lonely Beach 😍 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Watching sunset should be a mandatory activity in #Kakadu National Park - they're way too good to miss, hey @turquoiselane_shop! There are a number of well known places within the park to watch the daily afternoon show, however Nawurlandja Lookout has to be one of our favourites 👉 after a short clamber up a 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 the changing colours at the end of the day or watching dramatic storms roll in during the tropical summer. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Suzie! #SeeAustralia #DoKakadu #SeeKakadu

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No Wi-Fi, no worries.... welcome to @BanubanuRetreat where its all about disconnecting to reconnect ☺️ Nestled in the north-east coves of Bremer Island, this #EastArnhemLand wilderness retreat offers an eco-escape from the hustle and bustle. There are three accommodation options but the deluxe beachfront eco tents are particularly popular, with stunning views of the Arafura Sea 😍 In between relaxing on the shaded deck with a book, there's plenty to do on the island including fishing, bird watching, walking or guided cultural experiences. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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Apparently almost 1 in 10 Aussies believe #EastArnhemLand is a mythical destination from a children’s book... far from it! Welcome to Lonely Beach - one of the NT's most Insta-worthy destinations 🙏 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 rich aboriginal culture.  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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Congrats, @_markfitz - you've found paradise 😍 According to Mark, "the deluxe beachfront eco tents here on Bremer Island are the perfect spot to sit back, relax and watch the waves roll in!" @BanuBanuRetreat can be found just off the coast of #EastArnhemLand and can be reached via ferry or a short 15 minute flight from #Gove (#Nhulunbuy) Airport. While relaxation is one of the main activities offered here, there's also plenty of bush walking trails and bird watching, along with fishing charters and guided mud crabbing tours. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Mark! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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WOAH 😍 Yeah, we might just add #EastArnhemLand to the very top of our must-do list! With turquoise water and a long stretch of white sand, it'd be easy to mistake Macassan Beach for some faraway overseas destination, but actually, this piece of untouched paradise can be found in the very north-eastern corner of the Territory! This beach is one of many designated recreation areas where visitors can spend their days fishing, boating, camping and exploring the diverse landscape. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @_markfitz 👍 #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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Calling all adventure seekers! We have the ultimate four-wheel drive journey for you - the Arnhem Way 🙌 Considered one of @Australia’s last unspoilt areas, #ArnhemLand is just waiting to be discovered. The Central Arnhem Road starts 50km south of #Katherine and finishes in #Nhulunbuy on the Gove Peninsula. As you travel east you'll be amazed by the changing landscapes, only to be greeted by some of the most pristine and beautiful beaches on Earth. The best time to make this road trip is between May and September and don't forget to get a permit 👍 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Are you on the hunt for a piece of untouched wilderness? Cobourg Coastal Camp, @venturenorthsafaris' unique safari-style camp, has just re-opened for 2018 and can be found within Garig Gunak Barlu National Park. Where's that on the map, you ask? 🤔 It's at the very top of the NT and accessed by travelling through #ArnhemLand! Nestled amongst bushland overlooking the bay of Port Essington, the camp operates during the dry season and can only be reached via tours with Venture North or Cobourg Fishing Safaris. From boat cruises to bush walking, there's heaps to do if you're keen...or, you can choose to simply sit back and relax in a hammock overlooking the ocean, waiting for sunset nibbles. It's up to you 😉 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia!

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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. Did you know its our country's third largest island? Not many people do! The island's main accommodation option, @grooteeylandtlodge, is not only a haven for fishing enthusiasts and nature lovers but also offers tours around the island. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @theyurk 👍 #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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