"This is the place that all Australians need to see - you will be a better person because of it."
People travel to Arnhem Land for different reasons. Many people come to catch that legendary fish but most come out of shear curiosity to see the "last frontier".
We can show you places that few people ever get to see and give you experiences that will change your view on the way things are. You'll get to experience this almost mythical country and see the amazing scenery, wildlife and culture that makes Arnhem Land so special.
Optional extras include fishing charters, historical tours, accommodation upgrades and dinners out.
To make this all happen seamlessly, we're taking 2 guides on this tour. So no matter where we are or what activities we're up to, the group will not be left without assistance.
Duration: 25 Days
Start/End: Kakadu (Jabiru) to Mataranka
Cost: $7990 per couple Extra passengers $1200
Find out what's included below.
For more information or to book your place on this tour, contact Tony directly using the button below, the email form near the bottom of the page or phone him on the number in the menu above.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE TOUR COST?
🅐 Full-time, professional tour guide/4WD instructor with a Cert IV qualification in 4WD training; second tour guide with own vehicle; current first aid cert; reliable 200 Series Landcruiser tour vehicle with all safety, recovery, communications and emergency equipment (Garmin inReach - tracker, emergency beacon and satellite texting);
🅐 All accommodation (including first and last night and 2 nights in the "Walkabout Hotel" in Nhulunbuy); camping fees (eg. caravan parks, campgrounds and National Parks); 2 dinners out; Aboriginal Land Permits; National Park entry fees;
🅐 Tyre changing and mechanical assistance; spare 2-way radios; loan fishing gear (lures and breakages at cost); night spotlighting sessions for animals; bird/animal ID books and apps; photography sessions and tips, and lots more.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
🅐 4WD Vehicle, fuel, food, camping gear, insurance, optional activities eg. fishing trips, accommodation upgrades etc.
WHAT ARE THE VEHICLE AND TRAILER REQUIREMENTS?
🅐 This tour is suitable for off-road camper trailers that are set up for remote travel. Trailers with independent suspension are recommended as we'll be on corrugated roads for several days. Please ask us about your trailer's capability. Full details of specs, setup and spares is given on booking.
🅐 A high clearance 4X4 vehicle with low range (with some exceptions) and upgraded suspension and a fuel range of 600 km is required for this tour. All terrain LT tyres (light truck construction) with over 60% tread remaining (ie. about 7mm min).
🅐 The guide vehicle is carrying all recovery gear. However, some basic recovery gear is advised to be carried - spade, snatch strap, shackles and Max Trax.
🅐 A mechanical checklist is to be completed and returned by a qualified mechanic 2 weeks prior to the start of the tour. A medical form is to be completed and returned 2 weeks prior to departure also.
WHERE CAN I GET SUPPLIES AND FUEL?
🅐 Fuel is available along our route, however, you will need to have a fuel range of 600 km for the longest stretch with no fuel stops and to allow for contingencies. All care will be taken to check in advance whether fuel is available where we are going. Food is also available in several locations but variety can be limited and sometimes fresh food is not available.
WHEN CAN I SEE THE FULL ITINERARY?
🅐 A full itinerary is sent to you on booking due to confidentiality reasons. Details of the optional extras can be emailed to you on request before booking. Please note that the itinerary is subject to change depending on track conditions, permit restrictions, weather, vehicle issues etc. Some spare days are factored in for contingencies.
Tony is a full-time tour guide and Cert IV qualified trainer and assessor in four wheel driving. He has led remote tours all over Australia and in New Zealand including the South Island High Country, the Kimberleys, Flinders Ranges, Central Aust, Canning Stock Route, Victorian High Country, Arnhem Land and Cape York. Tony is a keen fisherman and photographer and loves chasing wildlife with the camera. He has a Degree in Tourism and a Masters Degree in Wildlife Management.
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