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Birds, Bees, Trees and Things

Birds, Bees, Trees and Things run eco tours introducing the Aboriginal culture of north east Arnhem Land, and also offer fishing experiences. Operating out of a pristine region, where the Arafura Sea meets the Gulf of Carpentaria, the tours are designed to be intimate and unforgettable.

Touring Options

1 Day Fly Fishing and Luring

Enjoy access to some of the best fishing locations in the remote estuaries of Arnhem Land on this fly fishing and luring tour. Aboriginal guides may be available to assist you on the day, and there will be opportunities to catch barramundi and other native sportfish. You are welcome to bring your favourite fly fishing gear or you can use the tackle provided. For beginner or expert this is a truly exciting fishing experience.

Sightseeing and Interpretive Tour

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Nhulunbuy and its picturesque surrounds. You can visit Mt Saunders, see the Aboriginal Art and Craft Centre and explore beautiful local beaches. Along the way you will be provided with a comprehensive narration on the township, flora and fauna, and culture of the region, and will have the chance to meet some of the local Aboriginal people.

1 Day Aboriginal Culture and Eco Tour

Travel to a remote Aboriginal community and discover the ancient culture of a fascinating people on this Arnhem Land tour. During the tour you will learn about native flora and fauna and gain an insight into the spiritual kinship that the local Aboriginal people share with the land. At the community you can meet Aboriginal elders, view arts and crafts and see demonstrations of yam hunting, sugar bar hunting or traditional spear fishing. The friendly local people are happy to educate visitors on their traditional culture, foods and medicines.

1 Day Barramundi Fishing with Aboriginal Guides

Travel to a remote Aboriginal community where local guides will join you on this fishing tour of Arnhem Land. Cruise along unspoiled rivers and estuaries to the best fishing locations, where your guides will point out crocodiles and other wildlife and, if the opportunity arises, will spear crabs and fish to demonstrate traditional hunting methods. After returning to the community there will be time to view local art and crafts.

Half Day Lagoon Tour

Explore the beautiful Gayngaru Lagoon, located in the township of Nhulunbuy, on this guided tour. This natural waterhole is a haven for flora and fauna, including over 200 species of birds. As you stroll through the monsoon vine jungles surrounding the lagoon you will learn about the dynamic wetland habitat and hear interesting stories associated with the area. Later, enjoy a short cruise on the tranquil waterway before sitting down to a delicious morning tea.

Extended Camping Tours

Experience adventure on this camping tour of Arnhem Land. In this region of rainforests, savannah woodlands, impressive natural formations, rugged coastlines you can see a diversity of native flora and fauna, discover the culture of the local Aboriginal people and explore an unspoiled wilderness. Destinations and experiences can be tailored to suit your individual interests.

1 Day Bluewater Fishing Charter

Enjoy a day on the beautiful Gove Harbour near the town of Nhulunbuy, located in the Arnhem Land region, on this fishing tour. Your guides will take you to some of the best fishing locations where estuary, reef and light game fishing is available. Sports fishing and bottom fishing can also be catered for on this fishing challenge suitable for beginner and expert alike.



  • Caravan and Camping

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Cruising
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Fishing - Trout/Fly
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Sightseeing
  • Adventure
  • Cruising
  • Fishing
  • Off Road Driving
  • Outback
  • Wildlife

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