Venture North specialise in high quality, guided 4WD tours into rarely seen locations across the Northern Territory and hold an exclusive permit to operate a safari-style camp on the remote Cobourg Peninsula, north-western Arnhem Land.
Guided by Venture North’s first class NT guides guests travel in luxury four wheel drives (maximum of 6 passengers) and experience some of the best Aboriginal culture, scenic locations and wildlife the Top End has to offer.
See more than just Kakadu. Discover Arnhem Land where you meet local Aboriginal people and see some of the oldest and most spectacular rock art in the world.
Visit Venture North’s very comfortable Cobourg Coastal Camp overlooking the picturesque waters of the NT’s only Marine Park. This exclusive camp is located in the Garig Gunak Barlu National Park (Cobourg Peninsula) and provides the perfect base to explore the surrounding regions. Soak up the unspoilt wilderness areas, abundant wildlife, Indigenous and European history, great fishing and much more.
Venture North have various scheduled departure tours and also provide tailor made group and individual tours including wilderness trips, cultural safaris, photographic expeditions, wildlife adventures and fishing tours throughout the Top End.
Touring opportunities like no other.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours
ActivitiesBirdwatching Boating Camping Fishing Four Wheel Driving Swimming Walks
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
Indigenous CultureDiscover Aboriginal Experiences
MembershipAustralian Tourism Export Council Boating Industry Association
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Ready by ATEC ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified by Ecotourism Australia
From $2500 to $4000
Venture North Australia focuses on high quality, remote four-wheel drive expeditions and tours throughout northern Australia. Areas of operation includes Arnhem Land, Cobourg Peninsula, Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park and the Katherine region.
Individually designed itineraries are tailor made to suit a wide range of travellers from individuals, special interest groups, educational travel or family holidays. Regular departure programs also operate from Darwin to Kakadu, Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula. Accommodation can vary from tent camping, permanent safari camp, accommodated or a combination of all.
Indicative rate for the private charter tour is based on a starting day rate.
After departing Kakadu National Park, you’ll enter Arnhem Land and continue on to the community of Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) to firstly visit the community art centre. From here you’ll be joined by an Aboriginal guide for a private tour around the spectacular Injalak Hill rock art sites before continuing on to the Garig Gunak Barlu National and Marine Park on the Cobourg Peninsula. Explore this pristine region from the comforts of Venture North’s permanent safari camp, the Cobourg Coastal Camp.
In all of these areas you travel access is restricted to a limited few which allows you to witness some of the best remote wilderness, Aboriginal rock art, cultural and heritage experiences, and fishing in northern Australia, all with plenty of wildlife and stunning scenery and away from the crowds.
An experience like no other.
After a morning cruise on Corrroboree Billabong the five day tour takes you through some of the highlights of Kakadu National Park including Maguk, Ubirr art sites and Nawulandja Lookout before continuing on into the true wilderness of Arnhem Land. Visit the Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) community for an Aboriginal guided tour around the Injalak Hill rock art sites and community arts centre, before journeying through Arnhem Land and onto the Cobourg Peninsula and the Garig Gunak Barlu National and Marine Park.
Here Venture North have their own permanent safari accommodation known as the Cobourg Coastal Camp and situated on the shoreline overlooking Port Essington. Take a cruise down to one of northern Australia’s first attempts of European habitation visiting the ruins of Victoria Settlement. Explore Cobourg Peninsula, the world’s first internationally renowned wetlands of importance through RAMSAR, and take the time to relax and explore a true wilderness environment.
A tour like no other.