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Venture North

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Darwin, Northern Territory 0814, Australia
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Living in the moment with Dave

We did the 5 day tour of Kakadu, Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula and can't find enough... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robin T
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Busselton, Australia
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BRILLIANT GUIDE

My son and I had a spectacular introduction to Kakadu and Arnhem Land with Venture North, whose... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
jmsgill
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Melbourne, Australia
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Award winning, high end tours throughout the Top End of Australia and Kimberley. Operating for over 10 years Venture North specialises in taking guests off the beaten track into lesser seen parts of the NT, including the remote Cobourg Peninsula in Arnhem Land where they operate their private safari camp.
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Darwin, Northern Territory 0814, Australia
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"arnhem land"
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"outstanding scenery"
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"successful fishing"
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"energy and enthusiasm"
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"private tour"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 5 day tour of Kakadu, Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula and can't find enough superlatives! Wetlands,aboriginal art and stories, amazing views, best sunsets, fishing, gourmet food and a wonderful guide in Dave whose knowledge of flora, fauna and aboriginal culture was...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

My son and I had a spectacular introduction to Kakadu and Arnhem Land with Venture North, whose custom-made itinerary perfectly met our priorities. Our brilliant guide Dave was incredibly knowledgeable, passionate, friendly, sensitive and patient. Venture North are not cheap but you save time and...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I last year did a private tour with Venture North and after seeing the previous review thought I must write about our amazing experience. We did a private 5 day tour with Emma through Kakadu, Litchfield, Katherine and into Arhem Land. The...More

Thank Gorg K
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It’s necessary to separate the quality of our personal guide, Adam, from the administrative side of Venture North. Adam did all he could to make us happy and comfortable and was very knowledgeable about the flora, fauna and culture of the people in the Kakadu...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The where many highlights during our 5 day safari through Kakadu. We had the opportunity to explore the outstanding scenery of a very special part of Australia and its unique flora and fauna. We went to several sites with extensive aboriginal rock art, the first...More

Thank Michael K
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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi Michael, it's great to hear you had such a great time on our 5 Day Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula Tour. Thanks for taking the time to give us a review, it is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Just our family and Dave in a 4x4 for 4 days-- this was the best highlight of a 6-week trip through Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii! Dave is like a TV personality-- so entertaining, so excited and knowledgeable about everything in nature, and so friendly....More

1  Thank Charles C
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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi Charles, it's great to hear you had such a great time out on tour with Dave! Thanks very much for travelling with us and also for reviewing your tour. We hope to see you up our way again one day!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

A great tour exploring the beauty of the top end of the Northern Territory and the culture of the indigenous people. It a seriously comfortable "camping" trip. Not quite glamping but not basic camping - our accommodation was ready for us at each stop. Everything...More

Thank eastoness
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VentureNorthAus, Manager at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi Eastoness, thank you very much for travelling with us, it was our pleasure and we hope to see you in the Top End or Kimberley again one day! We really appreciate you taking the time to review our product :)

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you Venture North for putting together our personalised trip of 4 days and 3 nights to Kakadu from Darwin Our guide Emma was fantastic and every need had been catered for The various trips kept us busy and each was done with care and...More

Thank JanetL L
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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

It was our pleasure Janet! Thank you very much for joining us and for taking the time to give us a review - it is appreciated :) Take care.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Third time I’ve done the 5day trip to Coburg Camp.. can’t praise the guides enough, I’ve seen and learnt something new each time. Totally stoked with 3 new birds for my twitch list on this trip. You have to see this place to fully appreciate...More

Thank Cathy M
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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

A 3rd time - that is impressive! Great to have you on tour again Cathy and happy to hear you ticked off a few more birds this trip. So I guess the next trip is the Kimberley?? ;)

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Venture North offers truly unique experiences. Heading off to the North for the very first time I could not have imagined a better trip. I felt privileged to travel in such a small company in such a remote area. The Cobourg coastal camp was stunning...More

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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Venture North, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks very much for your review Olive, it's much appreciated. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed all the different aspects of the tour so much. Thank you for travelling with us and we hope to see you again one day :)

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