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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. In East Arnhem Land take a morning...more
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North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory | Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You need a permit to visit. Cross the Cahill Crossing bridge at East Alligator River. Climb some rocks you discover beautiful views and some old rock paintings. Arnhem Land is so serene and tranquil. We were only able to visit a small pocket but was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Took a 12 day tour with Outback Spirit which took us from Nhulunbuy to Darwin. The places we visited in Arnhem Land is out of this world, so much things to see. Wildlife, flora and fauna. The Arafura swamp at Murwangi Station is full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This really is a special part of Australia but requires a fair bit of local knowledge to make it worth your while. Could spend 20 lifetimes up here and still not see it all, but how could you when there is 40,000 years of culture...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Arnhemland is a magical place of history, culture, spectacular rock art, rocky sandstone escarpments, flood plains and wildlife. It is home to the traditional indigenous landowners, the Yolngu people. Entering via Cahills crossing over the East Alligator River, the first community you will encounter will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Arnhemland covers a huge tract of north east NT. Have driven the Central Arnhem Highway 3 times and there is always something interesting to see. Occasionally buffalo are on the roadsides so its sensible to drive carefully. Excellent if you can time your travels to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank PhotographerCraig
Reviewed July 24, 2014

I had the opportunity to work alongside Don Lakay on the 12 day tag along tour thru Arnhem Land & the Cobourg Penninsula.....Starting at Katherine we headed to Nhulunbuy on the Gove Penninsula......the dirt road was like a highway in places, corrugated in others with...More

Date of experience: July 2014
8  Thank Ally Y
Reviewed June 21, 2014

We have just finished a 12 day 4WD tag-along tour with Safari Guides to Adventure through Arnhem Land. We started at Katherine staying at the Nitmiluk Gorge Caravan Park - where we left our semi-off-road caravan for the first part of the tour. We started...More

Date of experience: June 2014
8  Thank Shirley R
Reviewed June 10, 2012

Just spent 6 unforgetable days touring Arnhem Land and the Kakadu National Park with a private tour from Lords Kakadu and Arnhemland Safaris. Sab, our guide, an Aussie cut from the mold of a Crocodile Dundee, was delightful, filling in the history as one who...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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Reviewed October 29, 2007

This place is a writer's nightmare because there is no way I am every going to be able to capture the colour, diversity, vastness, history or culture in words. It honestly made me feel just dumbfounded. Bright pink flowers, deep red earth, electric green cycad...More

3  Thank kscourtney
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