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Arnhem Land Family Adventures

Arnhem Land Family Adventures

Posted on 22 August, 2020 in Arnhem Land, family, kids

It can take time to adjust to day to day life on the Cobourg Peninsula, and the challenges associated with remote living. Yet once you’ve got it organised and a routine in place, it becomes an amazing experience, not only from an individual’s aspect but we as a family have gained so much valuable time, learning and growing together. The boys imaginations have flourished as they soak up what nature has to offer, their observations of the environment and attentiveness is second to none...

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Family life living on the coast of Arnhem Land

Family life living on the coast of Arnhem Land

Posted on 10 August, 2020 in Arnhem Land, kids, family, Cobourg

Every dry season for the past three years, we do the annual pack up of our family home. It feels like moving house twice every six months, some say this is one of the most stressful things you do in your life, to us it’s the routine of seasonal work and being the lucky ones to experience living in the remote Arnhem Land bush for half the year with our kids, two young boys (Jack & Finn)....

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Spear fishing in Arnhem Land – how to make an Aboriginal fishing spear

Spear fishing in Arnhem Land – how to make an Aboriginal fishing spear

Posted on 22 April, 2020 in Arnhem Land, Culture, Fishing

Aboriginal people have been making fishing spears for millennia. Today, throughout Arnhem Land they are still a very important hunting tool and are commonly used, especially along the coastal regions. The technology hasn’t changed a lot, they are still basically a long straightened stick with a pointed end. These days iron spear tips are used instead of sharpened stone, bone or wood. Although a relatively simple design, making a spear and using one effectively takes a lot of skill and perfection...

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Arnhem Land Tours from Darwin and Jabiru

Arnhem Land Tours from Darwin and Jabiru

Posted on 24 September, 2019 in Arnhem Land, Tours, Rock Art, Culture

A tour to Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory’s Top End promises all the things synonymous with a great Australian holiday: nature at its most wild, adventures at their most authentic, and cultural experiences at their richest. And with one of Arnhem Land’s larger communities, Gunbalanya, only a four hours’ drive from Darwin, it’s entirely possible to do it all in a day if you’re really short on time. Read on for a common one-day Arnhem Land tour itinerary or if time's not an issue skip to the bottom to learn more about our multi-day tours of Arnhem Land...

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