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Bremer Island

Bremer Island (known to the locals as Dhambaliya) is a small Yolŋu homeland located 41 kilometres north-east of Nhulunbuy, approximately an hour’s boat ride or a short charter flight from Gove Airport.

Bremer Island boasts a stunning coastline and is home to four of the world’s seven sea turtle species. To visit Bremer Island and experience the untouched land and sea scapes, you can visit Banubanu Beach Retreat, located on the island’s northern point.

Banubanu Beach Retreat

Banubanu Beach Retreat offers an escape from the hustle of modern life. The eco resort is nestled in the north east coves of Bremer Island (known to the locals as Dhambaliya), in Yolŋu Sea Country. Guests here will enjoy the space and freedom of finding their own island paradise. Banubanu Beach Retreat is just a 15 minute charter flight from Gove Airport or approximately an hour boat transfer. Banubanu is an eco-sensitive beach retreat built in partnership with Yolŋu traditional owners t...

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Banubanu Walking Trails

Banubanu Beach Retreat has four marked walking trails on Bremer Island ranging from one kilometre to five kilometres long. The trails take you through sand dunes and along the untouched beaches of the island, perfect for walking enthusiasts to enjoy during the cool parts of the day. There are several view points along the trails showcasing spectacular views of the Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria. All the trails are marked, and start and finish at Banubanu Beach Retreat. You can read mo...

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Bremer Island Cruises

Bremer Island Cruises is owned and operated by Helen and Trevor from Banubanu Beach Retreat. Operating from Gove Harbour, Bremer Island Cruises offers Day Tours and Sunset Cruises around Gove Harbour and to Banubanu Beach Retreat on Bremer Island. Bremer Island Cruises operates using a 10 metre aluminium mono hull boat, Snubfin, that can carry up to 25 passengers.  Whether you are looking at getting out on the water and spending a day at Banubanu Beach Retreat or are simply looking to...

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Nomad Fishing Tours

Nomad Fishing Tours is owned and operated by Helen and Trevor from Banubanu Beach Retreat. Nomad Fishing Tours provide for every skill and experience level and supply fishing tackle, bottled water, bait, ice and sunscreen. Nomad Fishing Tours offers half day or full day charters leaving from Nhulunbuy or Bremer Island. Climb aboard and get to see for yourself why the meeting of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Arafura Sea is one of the world’s top fishing destinations.

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