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Enjoy a three night all inclusive experience at Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris, Mt Borradaile, an exclusively leased and registered Aboriginal sacred site. The site covers 700 square kilometres of pristine wilderness nestled against the Arnhem Land escarpment in the Northern Territory.
Enjoy four star cabins and fine dining in the comfort of the eco resort and choose from a wide range of daily nature and cultural experiences. Explore the rugged ranges fringed by idyllic billabongs, flood plains, paperbark swamps and monsoonal rainforest. The valleys, overhangs and caves have been occupied for over 50,000 years and offer magnificent galleries of rock art as well as occupation and burial sites. This is a world class, immersive experience.
Enjoy four star cabins and fine dining in the comfort of the eco resort and choose from a wide range of daily nature and cultural experiences.
At Davidsons, there are no itineraries or busy time schedules to adhere to. Everything happens spontaneously, exactly as they are meant to. With all experiences included in the package, guests can choose between a wide range of experience options.
Cruise along the billabong to see the sun set over the floodplain and Mt Borradaile light up with magnificent colours as the sun seeks the horizon and you enjoy a glass of wine and nibbles.
Spend a late afternoon on the billabong observing the wildlife including the many crocodiles that inhabit the watercourses, both estuarine and freshwater species.
The wetlands are dotted with thousands of birds of varying species.
Journey into the sandstone escarpments formed thousands of millions of years ago.
Discover galleries of Aboriginal rock art that show stories from more recent times of Aboriginal contact with other cultures. Learn about the variety of techniques used in the rock paintings as the styles changed over the thousands of years of occupation and storytelling.
Wander through various occupation and burial sites and view a range of artefacts from when these sites were still in use.
Walk through the incredible catacombs that display signs of recent occupation and ancient mortuary rites.
See ceremonial stones and be enchanted by the power of the history of years gone by.
Explore the rainforest areas and discover a completely different ecosystem with a distinct array of plants and animals.
Bush Tucker and Medicine
Walk through savannah woodland, the local supermarket and find plenty of local bush tucker and medicines.
Try your hand at barramundi fishing in the pristine Cooper Creek, the wet season waterfall is fantastic.
Take a 4WD excursion into the savannah landscapes, woodlands and rainforests.
Rare and Unique Species
Discover some of the rare and unique species found in this region like the fabulous Leichhardt's Grasshopper.
Or you can just lay back and relax in this peaceful environment!
You will have the freedom to discuss your preferred activities with your guide who will advise you of your options and then accompany you to ensure you have a rewarding and memorable experience.
Davidson's Arnhemland Safari's operates May to October each year.
Situated in a natural bush setting, the lodge is a tastefully furnished communal area encompassing a dining, lounge, bar, library and a large outdoor deck area for alfresco dining, all overlooking the sandstone paved pool.
Each cabin has its own unique natural setting and patio to relax under on cool evenings taking in the surrounding vista. Designed for exceptional comfort in the tropics, fresh air flows through screened walls and guests can choose between cabins with ensuites, deluxe and family sized cabins. While the lodge can accommodate up to 40+ guests, they try to keep guest numbers down when possible.
Prices are per person on a twin share/double basis per 24 hour period and include:
*Cost excludes alcoholic beverages. Please note alcohol is not permitted to be brought into Arnhem Land. The roads are policed and severe penalties can apply. We have a licensed bar where you can purchase beer, wine and spirits as required.
Cabins with ensuites (twin or queen beds) $800 pppn
Family cabin (accommodates 5) $800 pppn
Deluxe cabins with ensuites (queen beds) $900 pppn
For a single supplement add $375 per person per 24 hours.
For children under 12 years deduct $100 per child per 24 hour period.
A two night minimum stay applies.
Cost: Three Night Arnhem Land Adventure Holiday package
$4,800.00 per couple
$9,600.00 per family (4 pax - children over 12)
$3,525.00 per single occupancy
Enjoy fine dining and fine wines in a relaxed atmosphere and a fully licensed bar*.
*Please note: Alcohol is not permitted to be brought into Arnhem Land. The roads are policed and severe penalties can apply. We have a licensed bar where you can purchase beer, wine and spirits as required.
With all experiences included in the package, guests can choose between a Billabong Cruise, Wetland Exploration, Journey to the Mt Borradaile to view the ancient sandstone escarpments and discover ancient rock art that show stories from more recent times of Aboriginal contact with other cultures. Guests can learn about the techniques used to create rock art, and wander through occupation and burial sites, including incredible catacombs to view a range of artefacts and evidence of recent occupation and ancient mortuary rites. Rainforest areas showcase a different ecosystem again. Try your hand at barramundi fishing, spot crocs and go birdwatching. There is so much to do!
Air Charter rates (Davidson's will book for you)
Ex Darwin $550 per person each way (minimum 2 persons)
Ex Jabiru $250 per person each way (minimum 2 persons)
Concessions available for group bookings of 4 or more guests
Self Drive (you must organise your own vehicle)
There is a $50 per person track access levy applicable to all self drive guests.
Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris, West Arnhem Land