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Garig Gunak Barlu National Park

Category: Place
Sub Category:National Park
Place:Cobourg Peninsula
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Gurig National Park
  • Cobourg National Park
  • Summary Information:
    Garig Gunak Barlu National Park (formerly known as Gurig National Park and Cobourg Marine Park) is about 200 km northeast of Darwin on the Cobourg Peninsula. 'The Parks include the entire Peninsula, the surrounding waters of the Arafura Sea and Van Diemen Gulf, and some of the neighbouring islands. They cover about 4,500 sq km. Cobourg Peninsula is the only area in the Northern Territory containing adjoining land and marine parks.'

    Related Entries

  • Cobourg Peninsula Sanctuary Land Trust
  • Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory
  • Event
  • Garig Gunak Barlu National Park Plan of Management
  • Legislation
  • Cobourg Peninsula Aboriginal Land and Sanctuary Act 1981 (NT)
  • Cobourg Peninsula Aboriginal Land, Sanctuary and Marine Park Act 1996 (NT)
  • Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1978 (NT)

  • References

    Media Release
    Northern Land Council (2000) Park Plan Offers a Balance between Cultural Responsibilities and Sustainable Development
    AusEmade (2006) Garig Gunak Barlu National Park

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