Trip reference number: PLBA

Trip Operator: Intrepid

Australia Expedition: Journey into East Arnhem Land

From: £3435.00

In the farthest reaches of remote Northern Australia lies East Arnhem Land. This vast and rugged wilderness is where the Yolngu people have lived for millennia. Even today you’ll still find clans fishing, sailing and enjoying the homeland of their ancestors. Discover this beautiful stretch of traditional land, learning how to hunt and gather, dance and make bark paintings under the guidance of clan leaders. Then depart the mainland for nearby Bremer Island and feel like castaways marooned on this spectacular oasis, devoid of human development and interference. Don’t pass up this unique opportunity to witness the close cultural connection between the land and The First Peoples of Australia, the oldest civilization on Earth. Highlights/r/n
  • Join us for privileged and exclusive access to East Arnhem Land.
  • Take part in traditional hunting, fishing, and gathering on country
  • Learn about gender roles and responsibilities, kinship and moiety, stories about the area and history of the region
  • Sit around the campfire with East Arnhem Land’s traditional owners and listen to the stories and songs of their people
  • Be welcomed by the Yolngu people and learn about their traditional methods of hunting and gathering, bark painting and basket weaving.
  • Travel to remote Bremer Island and spend two days exploring this beautiful oasis.
  • Visit the Yirrkala community and its world famous art gallery featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art work.

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