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Melville Island

Northern Territory, Australia
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The raw beauty of Aussie nature

Melville Isalnd is 60 klms off of the coast from Darwin. If you enjoy fishing, fishing or fishing... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2014
MartinandNarelle
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Wollongong, Australia
Munupi Magic

If you are looking for a fishing experience of a lifetime. Then this is definately worth your... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2005
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Melville Island, known in the Tiwi language as Yermalner, is an island in the eastern Timor Sea, off the coast of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is west of the Cobourg Peninsula in Arnhem Land and north of Darwin, with a tropical climate. The largest community/town on the island is Nguiu, pop. 2500. The second community is Pirlangimpi (Pularumpi, formerly Garden Point), pop. 440, 27 km west of Milikapiti, on the west coast of Melville Island. About 30 more people live in five family outstations. At 5,786 square kilometres (2,234 sq mi) it is just outside the 100 largest islands in the world, but is the second biggest island in Australia, after Tasmania (and excluding the continental landmass). Only 55 metres (180 ft) south of its southern tip is Irrititu Island, with an area of 1.60 square kilometres (0.62 sq mi).[1] Together, Melville Island and Bathurst Island are known as the Tiwi Islands. It is said that the first European to sight the island was Abel Tasman in 1644
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Jun 15, 2014
“The raw beauty of Aussie nature”
Aug 7, 2005
“Munupi Magic”
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Melville Isalnd is 60 klms off of the coast from Darwin. If you enjoy fishing, fishing or fishing it is as good as it gets. We have visited on a few occassions over the years for our annual fishing trip with the boys and it...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2005

If you are looking for a fishing experience of a lifetime. Then this is definately worth your while. We spent 5days and nights at Munupi Wilderness Lodge and the whole trip was unreal every day was a new adventure and the meals surpurb. We met...More

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