Bush Tucker and Art Tour
This is a one day tour to remember in the company of the world’s oldest living culture. The Traditional Owners of the land introduce you to the art of gathering bush tucker and bush medicine, sharing their unique knowledge of the land and its wildlife.
The exquisite art of the region begins with the raw materials so you and your guides will explore country gathering bark for painting, pandanus for weaving and other fibres for carving. This will make available a deeper appreciation of the many art works at the internationally renowned Maningrida Arts and Culture gallery.
Rock Art and 4WD Adventure
This tour takes you to some of the most sacred places in Arnhem Land where you can view rock art over 10,000 years old and hear the stories of it’s origin, artists and the special significance for Aboriginal culture from your guides, the Traditional Owners.
You are provided with a rare insight into an art that is deeply rooted in traditional culture and connection to country.
Your journey takes you through floodplains and woodlands up to the majestic stone country that protects these precious sites. The Traditional Owners will share the stories of these places and the amazing country on which they live . This tour also provides the rare privilege of meeting the artists on their homelands further enhancing your experience of the internationally renowned Maningrida Arts and Culture where you will view some of the artists’ completed works.
Traditional Hunting and Gathering Tour
Learn how to spear a barramundi with a traditional spear or how to avoid the sharp parts of the delicious but snappy Maningrida Mud Crab. Share a traditional meal with the oldest living culture. These hunting and gathering techniques are over 40,000 years old and will have you negotiating mangroves and swamps in search of local delicacies.
You will be filled with more than food as your hosts share the rich stories of their people and the connection they have to the land, a land that boasts some of the most spectacular landscapes Australia has to offer.
Lead by a Top End bird expert and supported by expert local indigenous guides, this 4 nights and 5 days tour offers a chance to see some of the most sought after bird species in a spectacular setting.
Arnhem Land boasts spectacular, pristine and diverse landscapes and bird habitats: stone country, rivers, floodplains, billabongs and beaches.
Tours for Youth
Arnhem Land Eco Cultural Tours offer school students the trip of a lifetime to remote Australia for a genuine experience of Aboriginal life. We will take your students on a journey through time to share stories of our place, our people and culture.
These exciting tours offer students lifelong memories through adventure; learning about ancient rock art, traditional food and medicine, song, dance and stories. Guided by Traditional Owners and supported by students from the local school, this will be a true cultural exchange and sharing of knowledge.