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Australia Expedition: Journey into East Arnhem Land

From £3435 for 7 days
Trip Overview
In the farthest reaches of remote Northern Australia lies East Arnhem Land. This vast and rugged wilderness is where the Yolngu people have lived for millennia. Even today you’ll still find clans fishing, sailing and enjoying the homeland of their ancestors. Discover this beautiful stretch of traditional land, learning how to hunt and gather, dance and make bark paintings under the guidance of clan leaders. Then depart the mainland for nearby Bremer Island and feel like castaways marooned on this spectacular oasis, devoid of human development and interference. Don’t pass up this unique opportunity to witness the close cultural connection between the land and The First Peoples of Australia, the oldest civilization on Earth.
Essential Info
Starts: Arrival into Gove, East Arnhem Land
Ends: Nhulunbuy to Gove Airport
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Expedition, Active
Trip Code: IPLBA
Countries visited: Australia
What's Included


6 Breakfasts included
5 Lunches included
6 Dinners included


All Terrain vehicle,Boat,Plane


Beach cabin (2 nts),Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts),Lodge (1 nt)

Trip Highlights

•   Join us for privileged and exclusive access to East Arnhem Land.

•   Take part in traditional hunting, fishing, and gathering on country

•   Learn about gender roles and responsibilities, kinship and moiety, stories about the area and history of the region

•   Sit around the campfire with East Arnhem Land’s traditional owners and listen to the stories and songs of their people

•   Be welcomed by the Yolngu people and learn about their traditional methods of hunting and gathering, bark painting and basket weaving.

•   Travel to remote Bremer Island and spend two days exploring this beautiful oasis.

•   Visit the Yirrkala community and its world famous art gallery featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art work.

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Itinerary & Notes
Catch an early flight from Darwin to Gove and head directly to Nyinyikay homelands by air. Arrive at Nyinyikay and be greeted with a traditional Welcome to Country and a welcoming dance. This important tradition ties into one of the areas Dingo song lines, which you will learn about during your time here. After being officially welcomed, unpack your bags and settle into your tents. The tents are quad share and hold single beds with inner spring mattresses. After lunch, spend the remainder of the day learning about Yolngu culture.
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