Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris
Davidson’s Arnhemland Safari Lodge is located on an exclusive lease of 700km² of pristine wilderness in north-west Arnhemland. A significant section of this property is a registered sacred site. Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris has permission from the traditional owners to take guests through these sacred areas, a unique opportunity in Australia.
The friendly lodge guides and staff would love to show you this magnificent area, with so much to do and see
we can keep you entertained for days no matter your specific interests. Within a half hours drive from the
lodge at Mount Borradaile you can;
Visit rock shelters with stunning rock art that spans thousands of years that give you insights into the aboriginal way of life from this region
Walk through savannah woodland, the local supermarket and find plenty of local bush tucker
Take a boat trip through the many water channels and the open floodplain to see some of the 275 bird species found in the region
Try your hand at barramundi fishing in the pristine cooper creek, the wet season waterfall is fantastic
Take a dip in the pristine natural swimming hole (seasonal) or relax poolside back at the lodge
Walk through the incredible catacombs that hold artefacts, signs of recent occupation and ancient mortuary rites.
Spend a late afternoon on the billabong observing the wildlife including the many crocodiles that inhabit the watercourses, finish up with a glass of wine and nibbles as the sun sets over the floodplain
Walk up one of the many escarpments to find spectacular stone arrangements and art filled occupation sites
GUEST ROOMS & AMENITIES
At the lodge, guests are accommodated in comfortable ensuite cabins, with a deluxe option available. Thereis a large communal dining and comfortable lounge area. The outdoor decking around the pool is a fantastic place to relax and enjoy the many interesting books available in the library. The lodge has an extensive wine cellar and a large range of beers, soft drinks and spirits for purchase at the
bar. Guests are not permitted to bring any alcohol into the lodge due to the current alcohol restrictions on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory.
What to Bring: Casual clothes, light cardigan for cool evenings during May-September, camera and spare batteries, sensible walking shoes, hat, personal toiletries and a small day pack.
Davidson's Arnhemland Safari's operates February to November every year, access permitting.