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Northern Territory Indigenous Tours

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Learn the real story of the Top End with Tess, your Aboriginal guide. Venture down roads less travelled to visit places connected to her family.

Imagine learning from the stories of local Indigenous people and being transformed by what you hear. Aboriginal people have lived in the Darwin region for a thousand generations, our Aboriginal guides bring our country to life with stories, fun and laughter.

Business owner and Aboriginal guide, Tess Atie, says, 'I grew up where Litchfield National Park is now, travelling and camping with my family. I developed a great respect for my old people as they showed me all the fine details about the plants and animals in our country, and how to live properly there. Now I want to teach visitors about our beautiful country.'

Northern Territory Indigenous Tours is a 100 per cent indigenous owned company providing specialised interpretation of the natural and cultural environment from an Aboriginal viewpoint.

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    Tour types

    • Air Helicopter and Balloon Tours
    • Nature and wildlife
    • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
    • Sightseeing Tours
    • Cultural and Theme Tours
    • Food and Wine Tours
    • Walking and Biking Tours

    Accreditation

    Ecotourism Certified (EA)Respecting Our Culture Indigenous Accreditation Program
  • Tours

    Indigenous Litchfield Spectacular

    An intimate, interactive and flexible micro-group day tour from Darwin to Litchfield National Park and surrounds. Your personable Aboriginal guide for your Litchfield tour has an association with the area that goes back a thousand generations.

    Your guide will meet you at your Darwin hotel and be whisked away in a safe, comfortable, air-conditioned four wheel drive where you'll travel adventurous back roads to discover spectacular landscapes, fascinating pioneer heritage and a rich Aboriginal tradition.
    You'll learn from your guide's intimate connection with the area, and discuss Aboriginal culture and values. You'll also get to taste bush tucker you would never have imagined, and lunch on fresh cooked wild barramundi, crocodile and kangaroo.

    During the tour you will be an exclusive visitor to private family land at beautiful Woolaning Spring where you'll explore spectacular waterfalls and stone country, ancient rainforest and unspoilt woodland, and learn their place in Aboriginal philosophy of the area.

    You can swim in crystal clear natural pools in stunning settings where afterwards, settle into your air conditioned four wheel drive to be safely returned to your hotel in time to catch the sunset over Darwin Harbour.
    You'll take home memories that will last a lifetime.

    Indigenous Wildlife Spectacular

    Aboriginal people have managed wildlife for a thousand generations. Their survival has depended on it. Our Aboriginal guided wildlife tour is an intimate and interactive day tour covering Darwin, Fogg Dam, Adelaide River and the Territory Wildlife Park.

    You'll meet your guide at your Darwin hotel and be whisked away in a safe, comfortable, air conditioned four wheel drive where on the expansive wetlands of the Fogg Dam Nature Reserve you'll see the myriad waterbirds of the Top End and maybe a crocodile or turtle along the way. On the Adelaide River you'll be in awe as large crocodiles swim up to the boat using their powerful tails to jump for a feed, while raptors swoop close for theirs.

    At the Didgeridoo Hut Art Gallery you'll see wildlife depicted in the art of talented local Aboriginal artists. It is here that you can invest in Aboriginal art from this bush gallery owned and operated by local Aboriginal people.

    The Territory Wildlife Park give you the chance to get close up views of iconic Top End animals. You'll enhance the experience with genuine cultural insights about traditional uses and stories for plants and animals.

    Personalised Private Charter

    A private and unique Top End experience to fulfil your personal or group interests. Together we will design a personalised private charter especially for you. Our in depth knowledge of the Northern Territory will open up places and sights you may have never dream exist.

    Your interests may include bird watching, photography, fishing, geology or indigenous culture, you may seek a specialised guide to show you Kakadu, Katherine or the Daly River region or you may simply want to experience the Northern Territory's beauty and isolation off the beaten track. We can take you to just the spot and fascinate you with insights into your surroundings.

    Sunrise to Sunset 2 Day Odyssey

    A quality two day taste of the Top End, seeing Litchfield National Park, Mary River wetlands, Kakadu National Park and Arnhemland through Aboriginal eyes. Your guide will meet you at your Darwin hotel and be whisked away in a safe, comfortable, air conditioned four wheel drive. You'll travel adventurous back roads to discover spectacular landscapes and wildlife, fascinating pioneer heritage and a rich Aboriginal tradition.

    You will become an exclusive visitor to private family land at beautiful Woolaning Spring, and be among the few who enter Arnhemland where you'll see world renowned rock art in dramatic and ancient rock shelters, learn from your guides' intimate connections with their areas and discuss issues of Aboriginal culture and values. In the evening and early morning you'll be at the award winning Wildman Wilderness Lodge, in spacious, luxury safari style tents with the emphasis on style. From the safety of a stable boat, you'll cruise across stunning wetlands filled with crocodiles, fish and waterbirds followed by a bird's eye view as you return to Darwin by light plane.

    This rate depends on the number of people. It includes all touring, guiding, meals, accommodation, park use fees, and boat cruise and plane transfer costs.

    Sunrise to Sunset 3 Day Odyssey

    A high quality three day odyssey through the Top End, seeing Litchfield National Park, Mary River wetlands, Kakadu National Park and Arnhemland through Aboriginal eyes, with two nights and a day in wild bush luxury at Bamurru Plains. Your guide will meet you at your Darwin hotel and be whisked away in a safe, comfortable, air conditioned four wheel drive. You'll travel adventurous back roads to discover spectacular landscapes and wildlife, fascinating pioneer heritage and a rich Aboriginal tradition.

    You will become an exclusive visitor to private family land at beautiful Woolaning Spring, and be among the few who enter Arnhemland where you'll see world renowned rock art in dramatic and ancient rock shelters. You'll learn from your guides' intimate connections with their areas, and discuss issues of Aboriginal culture and values.

    You'll spend two nights and a day at Bamurru Plains enjoying the many activities available at this remote, luxury wilderness resort. Activities include air boat tours, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, river cruises and four wheel drive safaris on this working buffalo station at the edge of expansive wetlands. You will also get a bird's eye view as you traverse the longer distances between sites by light plane.

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