BANUBANU

Bremer Island Beach Retreat
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FEATURES

The Deluxe Beachfront Eco Tents are perched at the foot of the sand dunes and strategically positioned to capture magnificent ocean views, our beachfront eco-tents offer guests total luxury and comfort. Situated within 5 metres of western bay beach front, the Beachfront tents are roomy, permanent safari-style tents. Electric lighting and power is connected in each tent, including a freestanding fan.

The Beach House is tucked away in the back of a lush monsoonal vine thicket setting, providing guests with total solitude and privacy. Native garden views, Double bed or twin single beds and ensuite.

Hideaway Cabin is conveniently tucked away in the back of a lush monsoonal vine thicket setting, providing guests with total solitude and privacy. Private deck with native garden views, Double bed or twin single beds, ensuite and ceiling fan.

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ACTIVITIES

Banubanu on Bremer Island offers you a unique Arnhem Land experience. The Gove Peninsula and its surrounds hold a huge and uniquely untapped potential for fishing enthusiasts and for those looking for a true remote area experience. Gove provides all who visit an unforgettable adventure in one of Australia’s most exciting and pristine areas.

Fishing

  • First class, unspoiled blue water fishing within easy reach. A myriad of species including Spanish mackerel, Coral Trout and other prized blue water and reef fish.

Chill Out

  • Enjoy a day visit that includes lunch on Bremer Island.

Fish or just chill out and enjoy the remote solitude, clear skies, turtles laying their eggs, bird watching, beach combing and the bright starry nights.

  • The local Aboriginal people are welcoming to our guests and if requested a guided tour of hunting and gathering and country can be organised.

First-Class Guides

  • To take you to the hottest fishing spots or the coolest sheltered beaches, ensuring your quality personalised experience.
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THE ENVIRONMENT
  • Banubanu is located on Aboriginal land that belongs to the local Yolgnu clan of East Arnhem Land. The traditional owners have given Helen and Trevor permission to operate Banubanu on Bremer Island. Visitors pay a permit fee when visiting Banubanu which is paid to the traditional owners.The Gutjangan Aboriginal Community located on Bremer Island has a close family relationship with Trevor & Helen since the beginning of Banubanu in 2003. It has always been the vision of the senior custodian of Bremer Island Laklak Marika for Banubanu to create employment for her grandchildren and great grandchildren living on Bremer Island.  Today, that vision has now becoming a reality.The tourism economy at Banubanu benefits community members in the form of Tour Guides, Arts & Crafts Sales, teaching traditional weaving, housekeeping and gardening.Guests can learn about the customs and traditions of the local Yolngu community. The men will show you how to make fishing spears and take you hunting for fish and mud crabs the traditional way. The women will teach you how to weave a traditional basket and explain the meaning behind the traditional paintings on shells and other artefacts
  • Bremer Island Banubanu Beach Retreat has Advanced Eco Accreditation Member with Eco Tourism Australia.
    From the owners:
  • “Banubanu is an eco-friendly retreat that has been built with materials that make it one with the landscape.
  • It runs mainly on solar power,
  • The main water supply is caught rain water and water-wise usage ensures a good supply throughout the year.
  • It’s ecological footprint is tiny.”
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What we love…

Banubanu is an eco-sensitive beach retreat built in partnership with the Yolgnu people to ensure our guests experience and appreciate the natural wonders and the culture of East Arnhem Land in this tranquil location. It’s simplicity is its appeal.


Tell me more…

Banabanu Beach Retreat on Bremer Island is just a 15 minute flight from Gove Airport in the pristine waters off East Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory. East Arnhem Land is known for its natural beaches, abundant sealife, rich Yolgnu culture and its lush tropical surrounds.


Get the Facts

Where is it?  Bremer Island, Northern Territory

What? Rustic Beachfront Eco Resort

Styles of Accommodation?  Beachfront Eco Tents and Cabins

Who?   Suitable for children or babies

How much? Seated from $350 per night including all meals and permits. Please use Enquiry Box below to contact owners directly for package pricing.


Sounding Good?  Read on…

Banubanu Beach Retreat offers an escape from the hustle of modern life. Nestled in the north east coves of Bremer Island (known to the locals as Dhambaliya), in Yolgnu Sea Country, our maximum of 20 guests enjoy the space and freedom of finding their own island paradise. There are three absolute beachfront accommodation options that will provide all that you need, and nothing that you don’t. There are no telephones, television or radios and all rooms are fan-cooled. Simply relax and enjoy finding your paradise.

Guests share the dining experience and have a common area to relax, unwind and share stories. (or just enjoy a good book from the collection). Guests are invited to chill out and chat with owners Helen and Trevor about the history of Bremer Island. The facilities are simple so that guests can appreciate beach living and being close to nature.If you’re looking for a unique remote island holiday destination, then Banubanu is for you.

Host: Helen and Trevor
Address: Bremer Island
PO Box 1211 Nhulunbuy NT. 0881

Banubanu Beach Retreat

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FEATURES

The Deluxe Beachfront Eco Tents are perched at the foot of the sand dunes and strategically positioned to capture magnificent ocean views, our beachfront eco-tents offer guests total luxury and comfort. Situated within 5 metres of western bay beach front, the Beachfront tents are roomy, permanent safari-style tents. Electric lighting and power is connected in each tent, including a freestanding fan.

The Beach House is tucked away in the back of a lush monsoonal vine thicket setting, providing guests with total solitude and privacy. Native garden views, Double bed or twin single beds and ensuite.

Hideaway Cabin is conveniently tucked away in the back of a lush monsoonal vine thicket setting, providing guests with total solitude and privacy. Private deck with native garden views, Double bed or twin single beds, ensuite and ceiling fan.

ACTIVITIES

Banubanu on Bremer Island offers you a unique Arnhem Land experience. The Gove Peninsula and its surrounds hold a huge and uniquely untapped potential for fishing enthusiasts and for those looking for a true remote area experience. Gove provides all who visit an unforgettable adventure in one of Australia’s most exciting and pristine areas.

Fishing

  • First class, unspoiled blue water fishing within easy reach. A myriad of species including Spanish mackerel, Coral Trout and other prized blue water and reef fish.

Chill Out

  • Enjoy a day visit that includes lunch on Bremer Island.

Fish or just chill out and enjoy the remote solitude, clear skies, turtles laying their eggs, bird watching, beach combing and the bright starry nights.

  • The local Aboriginal people are welcoming to our guests and if requested a guided tour of hunting and gathering and country can be organised.

First-Class Guides

  • To take you to the hottest fishing spots or the coolest sheltered beaches, ensuring your quality personalised experience.
ENVIRONMENT
  • Banubanu is located on Aboriginal land that belongs to the local Yolgnu clan of East Arnhem Land. The traditional owners have given Helen and Trevor permission to operate Banubanu on Bremer Island. Visitors pay a permit fee when visiting Banubanu which is paid to the traditional owners.
  • Bremer Island Banubanu Beach Retreat has Advanced Eco Accreditation Member with Eco Tourism Australia.
    From the owners:
  • “Banubanu is an eco-friendly retreat that has been built with materials that make it one with the landscape.
  • It runs mainly on solar power,
  • The main water supply is caught rain water and water-wise usage ensures a good supply throughout the year.
  • It’s ecological footprint is tiny.”

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