Port Bremer, Coburg Peninsular
Port Bremer is located on Cobourg Peninsula in the north of the Northern Territory. Port Bremer opens out into the Arafura Sea which is part of the Indian Ocean. The Cobourg Peninsula is home to some of the best reef and tropical sports fishing in the world. The park preserves the peninsulas sandy beaches, dunes and associated coastal grasslands, mangroves, rainforest patches, swamps, lagoons, coral reefs, sea grass meadows and rich marine life.
All of Cobourg Peninsula is part of Garig Gunak Barlu National Park, which also encompasses a few nearshore islands. The quality of fishing is world-class, and Cobourg Peninsula has plenty of mangrove-lined billabongs jumping with barramundi, mangrove jack and other sportfish. The ocean teems with barracuda, queen fish, trevally, coral trout and jewfish. Protected sea life including turtles, crocodiles, dugongs and dolphins can also be seen in the area. The Cobourg Peninsula is also a paradise for birdwatchers, and anyone who enjoys unique flora and fauna.
Things to see and do
* Bird watching
* Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
* Black Point Cultural Centre
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Population – 30 approx
Land Area – 2,100 km² (Coburg Peninsula)
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61
Port Location – Port Bremer is located on Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory.
Transport Links - Cobourg Peninsula is two sailing days (150 nautical miles) from Darwin, and at least two or three days in a four-wheel-drive (road access is only possible from May to October). A permit from the Northern Land Council is essential for all travelers.