The Arnhem Land Tour is managed and owned by the traditional owners of the clan estate it visits, this Aborginal Cultural and Heritage Arnhemland tour is an exceptional tour into Arnhem Land and Northern Kakadu National Park.
Your experienced guide with take you across Cahills Crossing on the East Alligator River into Arnhem Land, one of the most remote regions of Australia. Inaccessible to most, you will visit ancient rock art sites and gain knowledge of traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, bush tucker preparation and food gathering.
Visit Injalak Arts and Crafts Centre in Oenpelli and meet Aboriginal Artisits. Watch the local artists painting and see the women weaving baskets with pandanus leaves.
With special permission from the Manilagarr people, travel into the Mikinj valley with its stunning scenery of billabongs, wildlife and towering escarpment. Stop at Inkiyu Bilabong where you will enjoy a relaxing lunch. Travelling in comfortable 4WDs with forward facing seats, you will experience the region’s world-famous landscapes consisting of sandstone escarpment outcrops, forests, floodplains and billabongs with bird life. Arnhem Land tour permits, refreshments and lunch are all included in the Arnhem Land tour.
Operates Daily (May to Nov) from 7.45 am from all Jabiru based accommodation
TOUR UPDATE: At this present point in time no tour operators are permitted to visit the Gunbalanya community and thus the Injalak Arts Centre, due to Covid concerns. That includes our company, which is owned by the Traditional Owners of the land on which we our touring products operate.
Below is the alternative itinerary and is operational if Arnhemland closes due to Covid 2021
Our Arnhemlander Tour is currently crossing the river into Arnhem Land and spending most of the day visiting numerous cultural sites and scenic locations…..depending on tides at Cahills Crossing some afternoons maybe spent out at Cannon Hill, which is an otherwise restrict area of the Park. The whole of Cannon Hill is a registered sacred site and for good reason has a reputation for splendid landscapes and rock art sites. Clients will travel into the entrance of Mikkinj valley with its stunning scenery of towering escarpment, wildlife & Inkiyu billabong. Enjoy lunch in a scenic location. Travelling in comfortable 4WD’s with forward facing seats, you will experience the region’s world-famous landscapes consisting of sandstone escarpment outcrops, rock art sites, forests, floodplains & billabongs with birdlife. Arnhem Land permits, refreshments & lunch are included.
Do note the Gunbalanya community is inaccessible by tourists in 2021 due to Covid concerns. We have allowed the Injalak Arts Centre to set up shop at our Border Store, in the Park near Cahills Crossing, in order for them to be able to achieve much needed retail sales. Their intention is to also have weaving and painting demonstrations onsite and our tour will drop in at this Injalak Arts Centre outlet.
Duration is approximately 7.5 hours
Prices as of May 2022 – 30 Nov 2022
$283 per adult & $223 per child (4-14 years)
100% Aboriginal owned. Reservations are essential
Note: Injalak Arts & Crafts Center is regularly not available on Sundays and public holidays and may be closed for cultural reasons. As an alternative the tour will visit the exclusive and spectacular Cannon Hill & Hawk Dreaming region of Northern Kakadu National Park.