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Culinary Adventures at Bamurru Plains


Catch and Cook at Bamurru Plains

Guest are immersed in the breathtakingly beautiful surrounds of a unique floodplain environment, and can enjoy unbelievable barramundi fishing at Bamurru Plains during fishing season (Feb – April). Bamurru Plains is one of the best places in the world to fish for this prized catch, with a touch of Wild Bush Luxury. While most are ‘catch and release’, the occasional fish can be returned to the camp’s chef to prepare guests’ catch of the day... A whole baked Barramundi will allow the proud angler one last chance for bragging rights as this sumptuous meal is presented.

Canapes on the Mary River

As the sun sets over the Top End, cruise the unspoiled Mary River, Bamurru’s guides present chef prepared canapés while guests spot crocs hiding in the mangroves and magpie geese gliding overhead. Great Australian beers and premium wines accompany morsels including Bush Spice dusted Kangaroo, smoked Crocodile and medallions of Buffalo with house specialty dipping sauce. The flavors are as sensational as the animals encountered on this unique and signature adventure.

Morning Tea on the Floodplains

Rise with the birds and fortify with a full cooked breakfast in the lodge before setting out on Bamurru’s airboats for an exhilarating tour across the floodplains. Fly past snoozing buffalo and marvel at the expanse of the Mary River Floodplain. Stop among submerged melaleucas (paperbark forest) to enjoy morning tea surrounded by water lilies and grazing kangaroos. Achingly beautiful surrounds, incredible wildlife and birdlife, and a cuppa never tasted so good. A quiet moment to absorb the serenity and solitude of the Top End before flying across the floodplain once more.

Siesta Lunch Retreat in The Hide

Raised 6 meters above the ground in the tree canopy overlooking the Mary River floodplain, The Hide is the ultimate eyrie from which birdlife and other wildlife can be observed undisturbed in their natural habitat. With a picnic hamper, a selection of premium wines, a bird book, set of binoculars and a two way radio to stay in touch, let one of Bamurru’s field guides drop you at The Hide to enjoy a romantic lunch and afternoon siesta with just the sounds and sights of the floodplain to keep you company.

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