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NEW TOUR EXCLUSIVE TO APRIL 2021 - 5 Day Kakadu, Litchfield & Katherine Tour

NEW TOUR EXCLUSIVE TO APRIL 2021 - 5 Day Kakadu, Litchfield & Katherine Tour

Posted on 10 January, 2021 in Birdwatching, Culture, Darwin, Environment, Hiking, Kakadu, Katherine, Litchfield, Luxury, Tours, Top End Locations, Rock Art, Photography, Waterfalls, Wet Season, Wildlife

Exclusive to April 2021 and with only two departures, this new tour is for people looking to experience the most famous parts of the Top End while travelling in a small, intimate group (maximum of 6 guests). Your expert Venture North tour guide/driver will show you all the popular (and lesser known) spots and give you the insiders guide to the history and culture of the region. You'll see plenty of wildlife and get to enjoy some glamping in Kakadu and a touch of luxury at Katherine Gorge. Highlights include; hiking into waterfalls and swimming in picturesque water holes, exploring ancient rock art sites, a scenic flight over Kakadu, wildlife cruises full of birdlife and crocodiles, glamping and luxury accommodation + much more! You can read the full day-by-day itinerary below.

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The Ultimate 7 Day Arnhem Land Tour

The Ultimate 7 Day Arnhem Land Tour

Posted on 01 November, 2020 in Arnhem Land, Tours, Culture, Rock Art

Experience the best of Indigenous culture in Arnhem Land. Each day on tour is truly different and unique as we journey from Darwin, through Kakadu, across Cahill's Crossing and into Arnhem Land. Enjoy good food, great guides and see a very special part of the Northern Territory few get to explore. Take a look at the brief day-by-day outline...

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My Favourite Rock Art Sites in Kakadu & Arnhem Land

My Favourite Rock Art Sites in Kakadu & Arnhem Land

Posted on 01 October, 2020 in Arnhem Land, Culture, Kakadu, Rock Art

Having been a tour guide for many years across the top end, including ​Kakadu and ​Arnhem Land I have been lucky to explore many art sites accessible to ‘Balanda’ (local language for white person). The most notable rock art galleries in Kakadu are undoubtedly ​Ubirr and ​Nourlangie. Both are exceptional and provide good interpretational signage and occasional are host to ranger talks and sessions in the dry season months. Ubirr is situated on a high rocky outcrop overlooking the floodplains, and as you follow the trail encountering many different art styles whilst gaining height, everyone is rewarded by vast distant panoramic views across to Arnhem Land...

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020

Posted on 31 July, 2020 in Darwin, Culture

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is going online in 2020! The organisation has worked closely with Art Centres to re-imagine their public program, and replicate the excitement and vibrancy of the Fair online. Tickets are already selling fast! Check out some highlights below...

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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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