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Crossing Country 5 Day Yolngu Homeland Tour

Crossing Country 5 Day Yolngu Homeland Tour

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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About experience

Itinerary

Day 1: Meet Yolngu guide and transfer to Yolngu Homeland. (Itinerary subjec to to change due to weather or cultural reasons))

Stop At: Arnhem Land, North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880 Australia
Arrive Yolŋu Homeland where you will receive a traditional welcome to country and general orientation.

This afternoon your hosts will deliver a Yolgnu cultural class sharing and telling the story of the homeland.

Dinner & fireside chat.

If you are arriving Darwin and your flight arrives prior to 9.30am we will arrange to pick you up from the airport. If after this time you will need to arrive the day prior. Accommodation will be at your own expense.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at a Yolngu Homeland. hard structure or tent accommodation depending on the homeland.

Day 2: Cultural activities with your Yolngu hosts.

Stop At: Arnhem Land, North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880 Australia
Cultural awareness talk commences - some areas covered may include:
• Yolŋu culture and kinship 
• Basic Yolŋu Matha language 
• Yolŋu law 
• Avoidance relationships 
• Yolŋu sign language 
• Activities such as spear fishing for men and weaving for women.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at a Yolngu Homeland. hard structure or tent accommodation depending on the homeland.

Day 3: Cultural activities with your Yolngu hosts.

Stop At: Arnhem Land, North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880 Australia
Cultural program continues:

Women may partake in weaving, painting and other activities

Men may partake in fishing, hunting, digeridoo making and other activities

Dinner & storytelling with Yolŋu families

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cultural activities with your Yolngu hosts.

Day 4: Cultural activities with your Yolngu hosts. After lunch transfer to Nhulunbuy.

Stop At: Arnhem Land, North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880 Australia
Cultural program continues. Farewell your Yolngu hosts after lunch.

Depart Yolngu homeland and travel back to Nhulunbuy
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner: Group dinner at Walkabout Lodge (or similar) and debrief on your cultural adventure.
Accommodation included: Walkabout Lodge (or similar) shared motel accommodation. Single supplement available.

Day 5: Transfer to Gove Airport and depart.

Stop At: Arnhem Land, North-eastern corner of the Northern Territory Melville Bay Road, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory 0880 Australia
Transfer to Gove airport
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.