Groote Eylandt

Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the fourth largest island in Australia. It was named by the explorer Abel Tasman in 1644 and is Dutch for "Large Island". It is the homeland of, and is owned by, the Anindilyakwa People
Groote Eylandt lies about 50 km from the Northern Territory mainland and eastern coast of Arnhem Land, about 630 km from Darwin. The island measures about 50 km from east to west and 60 km from north to south; its area is 2,326.1 km2.

ALC Rangers

Land Access Permits are required to enter recreation areas, they are available to purchase from the Ranger base at Pole 13 Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm Click Here

Notice of Recreational Land Closures can be found on the board on the way out of town or by Clicking Here

Alyangula Darts Club Click Here

Alyangula Golf Club Click Here

Alyangula Kiosk & Newsagency Click Here

Alyangula Police Station

Alyangula Recreation Club (ARC) Click Here

Angurugu Store Click Here

Operating hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

                         Sat - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Anidilyakwa Arts Centre Click Here

Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) Click Here


Operation hours: Tues - Thurs 9:30am - 1:00pm

Ph: 13 13 14

Australia Post 

Operating hours: Mon, Wed-Fri - 9:30am - 5:30pm

                          Tues - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Bartalumba Mini Mart

Operating hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 8pm

Bush Fit Mob Click Here

Hold an after school program through out the term - parents must register their children 

Bush Medijina Click Here

CWA Groote Eylandt Branch Click Here

Express Supermarket (Alyangula)

Operation hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 7:30pm

                         Sat - 8:00am - 5:00pm

                         Sun - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Operating hours may change on public holidays

Eylandt Automotive and Marine Click Here

Fairway 19 Click Here

Footprints on Groote Click Here

Operating hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm

                          Sat - 9:30am - 11:30am

GEMCO ESO - snake sightings Ph: 8987 4425

GEMCO Town office 

Keys is required to use the swimming pool, squash courts, tennis court & gym.

These keys are available for a $50 deposit at the town office. 

GEMCO Click Here

Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises (GEBIE) Click Here

Groote Eylandt Car Rentals Click Here

Groote Eylandt Co-op Click Here

Operating hours: First Saturday of each month

                         10:00am - 12:00pm @ Ainidilyakwa Arts Centre

Groote Eylandt Game & Sport Fishing Club Click Here

Groote Eylandt Health Clinic

Operating hours: Mon-Fri

Ph: 8987 6255

Groote Eylandt Health Store 

Groote Eylandt Language Centre Click Here

Groote Eylandt Lodge Click Here

Groote Eylandt Social Sports Club Click Here

Leading Appliances Click Here

Polly Farmer Foundation on Groote Eylandt Click Here

Rubbish collection

New Town: Tuesday & Friday   

Old Town: Monday & Thursday

Seagrass Early Learning Click Here

Seaswift Click Here

Splash Academy Click Here

The Bakery Groote Eylandt Click Here

Operating hours: Tues - Sat 6:30am - 2:00pm

Umbakumba Store

Yimadumanja Coffee Shop Click Here