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Environmentally Sustainable Tourism

Environmentally Sustainable Tourism

Posted on 05 September, 2018 in Environment, Tours, Cobourg

Venture North is committed to environmentally sustainable tourism. On our tours we visit many pristine regions and culturally sensitive sites; consequently the preservation of these areas is of the utmost importance. On the Cobourg Peninsula in north-west Arnhem Land we are fortunate to have been granted permission by the Traditional Owners to operate a tourist camp. We take our responsibility seriously to look after the land, sea and it's inhabitants. The area is home to the NT's largest Marine Park which also forms part of the...

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A remote Top End eco-volunteering tour

A remote Top End eco-volunteering tour

Posted on 20 May, 2018 in Environment, Kakadu, Wildlife, Arnhem Land, Cobourg, Volunteering

We've teamed up with Conservation Volunteers Australia to offer a unique opportunity to see some of the most beautiful and environmentally diverse parts of the Top End while at the same time helping conserve these critically important regions through marine debris removal...

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​Let Nature be thy Medicine Series - Part 2; Water & Human Connection

​Let Nature be thy Medicine Series - Part 2; Water & Human Connection

Posted on 19 September, 2017 in Environment, Health

People are drawn to the ocean for so many reasons, be it to cool down on a hot summers day, invigorate the soul on a cold winters day, surf, kayak, snorkel, dive, swim, fish, cruise, sunbathe, yoga, listen to the sound of the waves, romantic getaways, weddings, you name it! But is there more behind it? Here's some food for thought by Venture North Tour Guide, Emma Roberts.

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​Let Nature be thy Medicine Series - Part 1; Disconnect to Reconnect

​Let Nature be thy Medicine Series - Part 1; Disconnect to Reconnect

Posted on 03 August, 2017 in Environment, Health

What does ‘disconnect to reconnect’ mean? Lets admit it; our lives are getting increasingly busier by the day, all the while technology is supposed to be giving us more freedom, no?...

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THE BURN! Putting in a Firebreak at Cobourg Coastal Camp

THE BURN! Putting in a Firebreak at Cobourg Coastal Camp

Posted on 27 July, 2016 in Cobourg, Arnhem Land, Environment

For guest’s safety and to preserve the infrastructure, an annual burn around the perimeter of the camp is essential. This fire break provides a barrier between the camp and any rogue hot fires which can occur during the dry season if menacing undergrowth is allowed to accumulate...

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