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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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Visiting Yellow Water Billabong in Kakadu

Visiting Yellow Water Billabong in Kakadu

Posted on 19 March, 2017 in Kakadu, Tours, Birdwatching, Fishing, Wildlife

Yellow Water Billabong is a wonderful wetland located next to Cooinda and forms part of the South Alligator River floodplain. It is arguably Kakadu's most famous waterway, home to a myriad of bird species as well as a healthy population of salt water crocodiles. The billabong is fringed by lilies and pandanus plants and is one of the most picturesque locations in Kakadu...

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Northern Territory Tours

Northern Territory Tours

Posted on 28 May, 2015 in Culture, Photography, Wildlife, Fishing, Rock Art, Birdwatching

The Northern Territory is a unique destination and a world away from the European style cities of its southern counterparts. The region offers a glimpse into an ancient Australia, a region of pristine national parks, abundant wildlife and a place where Indigenous culture remains strong. Venture North offers truly unique tours of the Norther Territory and can take you into places few have seen before...

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Specialty Tours From Darwin

Specialty Tours From Darwin

Posted on 20 May, 2015 in Birdwatching, Culture, Fishing, Photography, Rock Art, Wildlife

With years of local knowledge and touring experience Venture North offer a range of specialty tours which are tailor-made for each specific enquiry. We work closely with you to design the perfect tour based on your field of interest, e.g. bird watching, Indigenous culture, geology, botany, photography, flora, fauna, bush walking, fishing, team building etc. Each tour is guided by a highly knowledgeable guide....

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