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Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris

Explore the Mt Borradaile region, located in Arnhem Land. Small groups can travel in from either Darwin or Jabiru. Activities include visiting Aboriginal rock art galleries, getting close to crocodiles, watching brolgas dance or simply wandering through a superb pristine wilderness.

The Mt Borradaile area is Aboriginal land, where previously there was no public access. In the 1980s, with the blessing of the traditional owners, Max and Philippa Davidson set up a safari camp and air strip. The emphasis is on conservation of the cultural and natural environment.

Touring Options

5 Day (feral) Wild Boar Hunt

Venture into an unspoiled wilderness as you explore Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula on this feral game hunting safari. Some of the species found in this region include wild boar, buffalo, deer and sportfish. Friendly guides can help with specific techniques. This scenic area is also home to protected native wildlife. Powerful crocodiles, waterbirds and other fauna can be observed in this dynamic habitat.

3 Day Arnhem Land Adventure

Experience Arnhem Land on this three day adventure safari departing from Darwin. You will fly across the magnificent Kakadu National Park, over paperbark forests, impressive natural formations and diverse wetland environments, before crossing into Arnhem Land. After landing in this unspoiled wilderness you can enjoy a range of activities. Learn about Aboriginal culture, view ancient Aboriginal rock art, take a cruise on a billabong teeming with crocodiles and other wildlife, swim in rocky pools, try bird watching, or spend some time fishing for elusive barramundi.

4 Day Arnhem Land Adventure

Experience the rugged landscapes of Arnhem Land on this exciting four day safari. As you explore this unspoiled wilderness you will view ancient Aboriginal rock art, learn about Aboriginal culture, go in search of bush foods and bush medicines, and visit historic sites where early explorers ventured into Northern Australia. You may like to try some fishing, or enjoy a refreshing swim in a waterhole after strolling through the scenic surrounds of your bush camp. There will also be many opportunities to view wildlife, including birds, crocodiles and barramundi.

5 Day Arnhem Land Fishing Tour

Enjoy a five day fishing challenge as you explore the rugged landscapes of Arnhem Land. You can go in search of several species of sportfish, including black bream, archer fish, tarpon and the elusive barramundi. Friendly guides can offer advice, or can simply share a bit of local knowledge, delivering you to the best fishing locations. This unspoiled wilderness is home to diverse wildlife, and there will be many opportunities to explore the scenic surrounds. By night you can relax by the campfire as a delicious seafood dinner sizzles on the barbecue.

Activites and Experiences at Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris

  • Nothern Territory Tourism Accreditation Program
  • Savannah Guide
  • Off Road Driving
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Cruising
  • Fishing – Estuary
  • Fishing – Game
  • Flora
  • Scenic Flight
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Bush Tucker
  • Animal Viewing
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Public toilet
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Hunting
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Off road
  • Outback
  • Rainforest
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Soft Adventure
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Inbound Tour Operators Association
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Industry Tourism Association, Katherine Region Tourist Association, Tourism Top End
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  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Master Charge
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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