Top things to do

Top Choice National Park in Arnhem Land

Garig Gunak Barlu National Park

The entire wilderness of remote Cobourg Peninsula forms the Garig Gunak Barlu National Park which includes the surrounding sea. It's a stunning, isolated place and one of the loveliest spots on Australia's northern …
Top Choice Gallery in Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)

Injalak Arts & Crafts Centre

At this centre, artists and craftspeople display traditional paintings on bark and paper, plus didgeridoos, pandanus weavings and baskets, and screen-printed fabrics; the shop is excellent and half of the sale price…
Top Choice Cultural in Eastern Arnhem Land

Garma Festival

A four-day festival in northeastern Arnhem Land. Garma is one of the most significant regional festivals, a celebration of Yolngu culture that includes ceremonial performances, bushcraft lessons, a yidaki masterclas…
Top Choice Gallery in Eastern Arnhem Land

Buku Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre & Museum

This museum, 20km southeast of Nhulunbuy in Yirrkala, is one of Arnhem Land’s best. No permit is required to visit from Nhulunbuy or Gove airport.
Cultural in Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)

Stone Country Festival

This open day and cultural festival is held in August in Gunbalanya (Oenpelli). It has traditional music, dancing and arts and crafts demonstrations and is the only day you can visit Gunbalanya without a permit. Cam…
Ruins in Cobourg Peninsula

Port Essington

On the shores of Port Essington are the stone ruins and headstones of Victoria settlement − Britain's 1838 attempt to establish a military outpost here. It's an eerie place with stone ruins and echoes a doomed dream…
Art in Eastern Arnhem Land

Nambara Arts & Crafts Aboriginal Gallery

Sells art and crafts from northeast Arnhem Land and often has artists-in-residence.
Supermarket in Cobourg Peninsula

Garig Store

Sells basic provisions, ice and camping gas.