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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 to ...

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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 operates from Gove Harbour and offers day tours to Bremer Island and sunset cruises around the Gove Harbour. Day tours A fast boat ride will take you to the beautiful Banubanu Beach Retreat on Bremer Island.  Meals and drinks can be purchased from the “Sea Breeze Restaurant and Pool Bar” at Banubanu. A perfect day for families and spirited travellers, and those that have an interest in a real Top End experience. Departure and arrival times from the Gove Harbour may ...

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Nomad Fishing Tours

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. No experience? No worries - Nomad Fishing Charters caters to all skill and experience levels. You are supplied with fishing tackle, bottled water, bait, ice and sunscreen. And you are welcome to bring your own fishing gear. Many guests stay at Banu...

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Seabreeze Restaurant, Bar, Lounge and Pool

Banubanu’s Seabreeze Restaurant is an elevated Pavilion overlooking the azure blue waters of our Western Cove. From here you will not want to leave our endless deck or pool enjoying a heavenly sunset before indulging in innovative high-quality cuisine prepared by our onsite chef. The deck is also the perfect place to sit, relax and soak up the atmosphere of Arnhem Land. Dine as part of your stay at Banubanu Beach Retreat or come across on a day tour. You also have the option of bringing your ow...

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