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An East Arnhem Land Christmas

Looking for that perfect gift for your friends and family?

Over the next couple of weeks we will be sharing some of East Arnhem Land's amazing tourism businesses with you that have online stores where you can purchase gifts or gift vouchers. Get your loved ones a gift to remember this year and support our amazing local businesses at the same time! 

Watch this space as we post a new business each day. 

Happy shopping!


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BUSH MEDIJINA

 If you are looking for natural and sustainable beauty products for your family and friends this Christmas, look no further than Bush Medijina. Handcrafted by Warningakalina women on Groote Eylandt, these beautiful products combine traditional knowledge with modern skincare. And even better than the gift of skin care, by purchasing Bush Medijina, you will be supporting this impressive organisation to reinvest in culture and capability-building programs for local women.

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Image credit: Bush Medijina


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AUSTRALIAN SPORT FISHING CHARTERS

Buying for the special fisherperson in your life? Then nothing beats experiencing the waters of East Arnhem Land on the magnificent Iron Lady! Dan and the Australian Sport Fishing Charters team offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to fish the remote and pristine waters around East Arnhem Land, and guarantee you’ll have a great story to tell around the Christmas table next year.

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Image credit: Australian Sport Fishing Charters


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BUKU-LARRNGGAY MULKA CENTRE

Are you trying to find the perfect gift for that creative friend or family member this Christmas? Head over to Buku-Larrnggay Mulka's online shop to browse a stunning range of traditional artwork including fibre art, prints, jewellery and much more! Purchase a unique gift that will light up your loved ones face this Christmas and support a fantastic Indigenous owned and operated art centre at the same time.

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Image credit: Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre


 

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DHIPIRRI BARRA LODGE

Make it a Merry Fishmas this year and treat that fanatic fisherperson in your life to an unforgettable and truly NT experience with Dhipirri Barra Lodge! Cruise around the estuaries by day catching an abundance of fish species including the elusive barramundi, and enjoy the comforts of the lodge by night. Contact Sharon and the team at Dhipirri today to enquire about dates for 2021 - you might even decide to purchase a sneaky Christmas treat for yourself!

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Image credit: Dhipirri Barra Lodge


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BANUBANU BEACH RETREAT

Do you have a special person in your life that deserves an island getaway in 2021? Surprise them this Christmas with an escape to Banubanu Beach Retreat on Bremer Island! The resort is located in a peaceful cove where you can relax by the beach, have a dip in the restaurant’s plunge pool and enjoy sweeping panoramic views overlooking the Arafura Sea. Jump onto their website to check out availability for 2021 – have a chat to Helen and Trevor and the team and you might even be able to secure a spot during turtle hatching season!

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Image credit: Banubanu Beach Retreat


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ANINDILYAKWA ARTS

Need some quirky stocking fillers? Anindilyakwa Arts is an Indigenous owned and operated art centre located on the picturesque Groote Eylandt. Head over to their online store to browse a range of beautiful pieces including clothing made with a unique bush dyeing practice, jewellery, woven baskets and much more!

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Image credit: Anindilyakwa Arts


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LIRRWI ABORIGINAL TOURISM

Give the gift of Aussie travel this Christmas and book an unforgettable experience with Lirrwi Aboriginal Tourism at the fairy tale homeland of Bawaka. Lirrwi Tourism offers something for everyone when it comes to experiencing culture in East Arnhem Land. Ranging from full day to multi-day tours, you will learn first hand from Yolŋu guides about country and culture. Jump onto their website to check out tour dates for 2021!

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Image credit: Mark Fitz Photography and Lirrwi Aboriginal Tourism


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BULA'BULA ARTS CORPORATION

Give a gift that will last a lifetime. The talented women from Ramingining and surrounds, including Mary Dhapalany pictured here, produce the most exquisite woven pieces with locally collected pandanus. These pieces will bring joy to anyone’s home all year round. Visit Bula’Bula’s website to browse their beautiful weavings.

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Image credit: Bula'bula Arts Corporation


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MANAPAN FURNITURE

The beautiful furniture created by Manapan in Milingimbi features in Australia embassies and office buildings across the world. Luckily for you, they also have a spectacular range of small gifts that are perfect for treating that special someone in your life to a little bit of Manapan in their home. Check out the small gift range on their website – and if you’re feeling generous, you won’t be able to go past their statement furniture range either!

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Image credit: Manapan Furniture


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EAST ARNHEM FISHING ADVENTURES

The lead up to Christmas can be one of the best times to get out on the water in East Arnhem Land, so what better time to buy the gift of an incredible fishing adventure? Anthony and the team at East Arnhem Fishing Adventures will show you the ropes and introduce to their best spots on their fantastic fishing charters. Jump onto their website to book, or check out their Instagram for some fishing inspo!

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Image credit: East Arnhem Fishing Adventures


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GAPUWIYAK CULTURE AND ARTS

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts represents over 100 artists from Gapuwiyak and surrounding homelands, and as a result stocks a vast array of beautiful weavings, paintings and other products that are perfect Christmas gifts. Head on over to their website to check out the amazing works of Lucy Wanapuyngu, pictured here, and other clever artists.

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Image credit: Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts


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