One Day Arnhem Land Experience
Length of Tour: 1 Day
Tour Dates: Daily from Jabiru based accommodation
Departure Months: Seasonal Touring May to November
Northern Kakadu and parts of Western Arnhem Land
This tour is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated
AUD$223.00 Child (4-14 years)
Valid to 31st March 2022
- Transfers from Jabiru accommodation
- Fully guided day tour; refreshments and lunch, iced water
- Specialised small group touring in comfortable 4WD’s with forward facing seats
- Arnhem Land and Traditional Owner Land use fees. Excludes Kakadu National Park fees.
- Magnificent Kakadu and Arnhem Land scenery
- Traditional Survival Skills
- Inkiyu Billabong
- Mikinj (Crocodile Nest) Valley
- Ancient Rock Art Sites
- Vast Flood Plains & birdlife
- Injalak Arts Centre - not included in 2021 tours due to COVID-19 restrictions
An exceptional opportunity to journey into Arnhem Land, one of Australia’s most remote and least traversed regions. This one day tour is owned and operated by the Djabulukgu Association representing the Traditional Owners of Northern Kakadu and parts of Western Arnhem Land. (Arnhem Land is recognised as traditional Aboriginal land)
As you travel in comfortable 4WDs through just a corner of the vast Arnhem Land country, you will experience an ever-changing landscape of sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests, floodplains and billabongs home to an array of birdlife and wildlife.
With an experienced local guide, travel to places inaccessible to most. Visit ancient rock art sites, gain knowledge of traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, food gathering and bush tucker preparation. Travel into the Mikkinj valley with its stunning scenery of billabongs, wildlife & towering escarpment. Enjoy lunch beside the Inkiyu Billabong.
Stop at Injalak Arts Centre (community arts centre) at Gunbalanya where there is time to meet with the artists at work painting, or to watch the women skilled in weaving pandanus leaf baskets. (Art can be purchased direct from the Art Centre). Not included in 2021 tours due to COVID-19 restrictions
This is an easy paced day with lots of sightseeing, Aboriginal culture and heritage and Arnhem Land adventure. Pick-up from Jabiru accommodation is approximately 7.45 am with return late afternoon.
Please Note: Aboriginal guides are not guaranteed on this tour. The driver / guide has been given permission by the Traditional Owners to share the Aboriginal history with guests.
Note: Injalak Arts & Crafts Centre is regularly not available on weekends & public holidays & may be closed for cultural reasons. As an alternative the tour will visit the exclusive & spectacular Cannon Hill & Hawk Dreaming region of Northern Kakadu National Park.
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