Festivals & Events

Walkabout Lodge John Jones Memorial Billfish Challenge

  Pit your strength against the powerful sailfish or marlin. The Billfish competition is a major tag-and-release tournament held in East Arnhem Land. It targets the powerful sailfish and marlin as they return to the local waters following the cooler months of the dry season. This is a team event and has become one of the Nhulunbuy Regional Sports Fishing Club’s signature events on the...

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Garma Festival

The Garma Festival takes place every August at the Gulkula Yolgnu Ceremonial site. Garma incorporates visual art, ancient storytelling, dance – including the famous nightly bunggul – and music, as well as other important forums and education and training program programs relevant to cultural tourism, craft, governance and youth leadership. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable...

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