Mikinj Valley (Red Lily) Arnhem Land Tour From Darwin

Visit Aboriginal lands and meet local Aboriginal artists.

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Full Day
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Start 5.30am, End 7pm
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17 ppl
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What's Included

  • Enjoy a full day exploring and learning about Arnhem Land
  • Visit to Injalak Arts and Craft Centre
  • Visit Red Lily Billabong and other west Arnhem art sites
  • Lunch (vegetarians and coeliacs catered for with at least 24 hours notice)
  • Tea and coffee and afternoon tea
  • Arnhem Land entry permits and royalties to enter Aboriginal lands
  • Darwin city hotel pick up and drop off


This full-day sightseeing tour into Arnhem Land offers guests an opportunity to visit Aboriginal lands, see magnificent ancient rock art, visit a stunning billabong, watch local birds and wildlife, and meet local Aboriginal artists at Injalak Arts and Craft Centre, Oenpelli (Gunbalanya).


The tour begins with pick-ups in Darwin and Jabiru, then you'll travel 30 minutes through World heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. After departing Kakadu at Cahills Crossing, the tour will drive across the causeway of the East Alligator River and enter Arnhem Land. Cahills Crossing is a great place to spot crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks or in the water waiting to catch a barramundi.

With special permission from the local Aboriginal people, the tour visits several sites in western Arnhem Land with its towering escarpment to view unusual rock art. The tour stops at Red Lily Billabong to spend time at Injalak Arts and Craft Centre. Here, you'll meet local Aboriginal artists — the men painting with fine brushes and the women weaving colourful and intricate baskets.

At Red Lily Billabong, the tour stops to see a field of lotus lily in bloom. You may also catch a glimpse of dancing brolga, an occasional crocodile, or other local wildlife. This is an amazing day tour into Arnhem Land and an experience only available to a select few.

The operator takes small groups of up to 17 guests in an air-conditioned vehicle on a full-day adventure in Arnhem land. Visitors experience a fascinating mixture of traditional and living cultures.

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  • Sturdy walking shoes (runners or reef-type walking sandals) – flip flops/thongs are not suitable
  • At least 1 litre of bottled water (iced water is available in the vehicle)
  • Sunscreen and a hat is essential
  • Light, comfortable clothing
  • Camera
  • Medications and other personal requirementsBinoculars
  • Money or credit card if you wish to purchase any artwork or items at the Injalak Arts and Crafts Centre
  • A sense of adventure!
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This tour is suitable for most guests, however, you will be walking on uneven ground surfaces and up some small hills.

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  • Depart Darwin at 5.15 am
  • Stop at Coroboree Park Tavern 
  • Any pick-ups at Aurora Kakadu, South Alligator at 7.50 am
  • Pick up from Jabiru Accommodation approx 8.30-8.45 am
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 The tour operates May through to October yearly.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended to cover any unforeseen circumstances - be they caused by road and weather conditions, mechanical failure, delays or other reasons.
  • The tour accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage to personal articles including luggage.
  • The tour cannot be held responsible for any personal injury to clients due to action beyond their control - refunds will not apply for delays, curtailment or alteration of a tour resulting from any cause, including mechanical failure or severe weather conditions.
  • Access to Arnhem Land is by invitation by the local Aboriginal people, and the traditional owners may deny access at any time.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 100% cancellation fee if cancelled within 48 hours of departure. Due to seasonal variations at certain times of the year some areas are inaccessible - therefore itineraries may differ without notice. If an area is inaccessible then an alternative will be offered.


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