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Arnhem Land

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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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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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"Gove (#Nhulunbuy) has the best coastlines!" We couldn't agree more, @iamsavi! The small community sits on the Gove Peninsula, in the north-eastern corner of #ArnhemLand and serves as the region's main township. There are a number of designated recreation areas located north and south of Nhulunbuy that you can explore, including this stunning camping spot - Rainbow Cliff! Whether you hop on a short flight from #Darwin or self-drive via the Arnhem Highway, you're guaranteed to be blown away by this undiscovered wilderness. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Aaron! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #EastArnhemLand

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Orange can be a hard colour to pull off but #ArnhemLand wears it so well 😍 Welcome to Wiligi Outstation, a remote homestead nestled on a cliff overlooking Mount Norris Bay and Copeland island, just outside the Gurig Balak National Park in Cobourg Peninsula. You can camp or stay in one of their eco tents, hire a boat and go fishing or head out exploring with your camera! Open over the dry and wet seasons, this remote getaway is the perfect spot to disconnect. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @kittycatuk! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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"The wild #ArnhemLand escarpment is like a gateway to another world - a rugged, untouched and wondrous place that only a small number of tourists are ever able to explore!" We couldn't put it better ourselves, @tantalisingtravels. Visitors travel to the small community of Gunbalanya from all over the world to see Injalak Hill and experience its ancient aboriginal rock art galleries. @InjalakArts has been given exclusive permission by the Traditional Owners to operate tours led by local guides. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Pati Rose! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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The hidden coast atop the northern point of @Australia’s rich #ArnhemLand is hailed as one of the NT's and even the country's most remote and stunning beaches. East Woody Beach (Galaru) and East Woody Island (Dhamitjinya), connected via sand banks, offer azure waters, expansive stretches of coastline, tropical sunsets, untouched forests, inland waterways and plenty of activities. Just 3 kilometres away is East Arnhem Land's main town, #Nhulunbuy, where there are a handful of accommodation options available. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi!  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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#EastArnhemLand's very own #BondiBeach - Little Bondi! Baringura (Little Bondi Beach) has a bush camping area and is located 41km from the region's largest centre, #Nhulunbuy, along a sandy 4WD track. With 200 metres of white sand, it's your own piece of untouched paradise 💙Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLand

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