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Aboriginal man and child holding spears next to a campfire on the beach in East Arnhem Land

Terre d'Arnhem Est

Des retraites insulaires exotiques, des sites historiques, des voyages de pêche nolisés, des expériences culturelles ou simplement vous détendre au bord de la piscine.

Trouvez-vous au paradis - East Arnhem Land est magnifique et diversifiée avec des côtes isolées et accidentées et des plages de sable blanc. Cette vaste zone de près de 100 000 km2 est l'un des derniers bastions australiens de la culture aborigène traditionnelle.

Il existe de nombreuses activités et choses à voir et à faire localement, alors assurez-vous de passer le temps de toutes les découvrir.

Promenez-vous le matin le long de la plage avec vue sur la mer scintillante d'Arafura, apprenez des habitants et participez à une visite culturelle de Yolngu, visitez certains des centres d'art et d'artisanat, participez à un sentier pédestre d'interprétation et lancez une ligne de pêche - votre la pêche du jour peut être préparée dans l'un des restaurants locaux pour votre repas du soir, vous ne pouvez pas trouver beaucoup plus frais que cela.

Choses à voir et à faire en Terre d’Arnhem orientale

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  • FAQs

    Can East Arnhem Land be done as a day trip?

    No, East Arnhem Land can't be explored in one day. Take your time, you won't regret it.

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    Do I need any passes or permits to visit East Arnhem Land?

    Most visitors to East Arnhem Land are required to obtain a permit. What permit(s) you require depends on your travel plans.

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    How do I get around East Arnhem Land?

    Unless you've organised a guided tour, you'll need your own car. Much of East Arnhem is 4WD accessible only, so be sure to check with local tourist information once you've planned your itinerary.

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    How do I get to East Arnhem Land?

    Due to the beauty and scale of Arnhem Land, driving is an excellent option as you'll see the landscape change all around you. Flying into Gove Airport is possible all year round from Cairns or Darwin.

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    How far is East Arnhem Land from the nearest main town?

    From Katherine, the Gove Peninsula is approximately 8-10 hours' by car (730 km), while Darwin to Gove is approximately 11-13 hours' drive (1,043 km).

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    What are the major attractions in East Arnhem Land?

    Just south of Nhulunbuy is the Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre, where you can learn about the region's Aboriginal culture, before heading to East Woody Island (Dhamitjinya) and East Woody Beach (Galaru) to catch the sunset. Head to Bawaka to learn about culture and history of the Yolŋu, the traditional custodians of North-east Arnhem Land, or travel north to the secluded Bremer Island.

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    What should I bring with me to East Arnhem Land?

    Bring walking shoes, drinking water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a first aid kit and food. If you're driving yourself, you'll need extra fuel and tyres for the journey. A communication device like a satellite phone is recommended. Don't forget your fishing gear - East Arnhem Land has some of the best fishing spots in Australia.

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    When is the best time to visit East Arnhem Land?

    The Top End has two seasons, the dry and the wet, and both offer something unique. The best time to visit depends on your interests. You'll be able to access the region more easily during the dry season, from May to October – this is the most popular time to visit, though if you’re a fishing enthusiast, you should consider the wet season (November – April) as it is the best time of year for fishing.

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    Where should I go next from East Arnhem Land?

    Once you've explored everything in East Arnhem Land, continue onto West Arnhem Land, Kakadu National Park, Katherine or Darwin.