The remote Garig Gunak Barlu National Park can only be reached by passing through the Aboriginal Arnhem Land where visitors are only allowed to stop in case of an emergency. Once you reach the Cobourg Peninsula, where the park is located, you’ll get to explore the many coves and beaches overlooking the Arafura Sea. Or you can instead dive in, and snorkel with the rays and turtles here. On Shelby’s Wildlife Walkabout itinerary, you’ll stay at the Cobourg Coastal Camp. Located atop a cliff with incomparable sunset views, you’ll spend the night in a comfortable tent overlooking the sea after an al fresco candlelit dinner.
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