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In East Arnhem Land you will feel right at home with accommodation styles to suit all tastes and budgets. From a luxury eco resort overlooking the ocean to a ‘swag’ on the red dirt gazing up at the stars, you won’t be disappointed!

No matter where you stay, you are sure to have a once in a lifetime experience in East Arnhem Land.


Wallaby Beach Accommodation

Stay at the newly renovated single room accommodation with ensuites or private bathrooms, located beside the beautiful Wallaby Beach in East Arnhem Land. Each room has a king single bed, a split air con, TV and small bar fridge. You have access to communal kitchens and a large laundry area with free washing facilities. This accommodation is located 10 minutes' drive from Nhulunbuy town centre. 

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Rulku Lodge

Rulku Lodge provides visitor accommodation in the community of Milingimbi, the largest island of the Crocodile Islands group off the coast East Arnhem. The Rulku Lodge features a range of single rooms as well as a queen room and a family room. All rooms are provided with linen and towels, and are equipped with air conditioning, a bar fridge and a television. There are shared kitchen facilities and bathrooms. There is also a coffee machine with a variety of hot beverages available for purchase.

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Gurrambalk Accommodation

Gurrambalk Accommodation and Business Village is located in Gapuwiyak, 220 kilometres from Nhulunbuy or approximately a three hour drive. The community-run Goŋ-Ḏäl Aboriginal Corporation operate Gurrambalk Accommodation, which has single and double accommodation units on offer with shared kitchen and living facilities and wifi. There is a large covered outdoor space with fans, undercover parking and a shared laundry with an additional bathroom.

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Yanawal Units - Rirratjingu Business Centre

Nestled behind the thriving Rirratjingu Business Centre in East Arnhem Land, the Rirratjingu Board of Directors proudly presents their latest endeavor - a unique short stay accommodation experience. Discover our 14 thoughtfully-designed rooms, each featuring comfortable queen beds and showcasing modern comforts. Situated within the bustling heart of the newest business hub, guests are just moments away from the local post office, cafes, and shops. Those traveling for business can book one of th...

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Bäniyala VOQ

The Bäniyala Accommodation is located in the heart of Bäniyala homeland and is operated by the Bäniyala Garrangali Aboriginal Corporation. The accommodation is located 210 kilometres, approximately a three hour drive from Nhulunbuy. Bäniyala Accommodation consists of serviced twin rooms with air conditioning and access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, laundry and outdoor seating areas. You can book the accommodation online, and will need a permit for the Northern Land Council for your transi...

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Walkabout Lodge

The Walkabout Lodge is a short five minute stroll to the shops and services in Nhulunbuy town centre and featuring comfortable hotel rooms. Highlights at this beachfront lodge include two restaurants, two bars/lounges, and an outdoor swimming pool. The Walkabout Lodge provides guest accommodation and function facilities to cater for weddings, small to medium conferences and seminars, and other special events. Guests have access to all the Lodge’s facilities so you can enjoy a swim in...

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Mona Lodge

Mona Lodge is a three bedroom house available for visitors to book when staying in the vibrant community of Ramingining, the lodge is owned by Bula’bula Arts Aboriginal Corporation. Mona Lodge is freshly renovated to include artworks and fabrics from significant Ramingining artists, as well as a small library. It has fully equipped shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities, and linen and towels are provided.

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Groote Eylandt Lodge

A unique cultural experience awaits you! Offering a relaxed and friendly, tropical atmosphere reflecting the lifestyle, hospitality and wishes of the Groote Eylandt traditional landowners. Groote Eylandt Lodge is a highly recommended destination for leisure breaks, fishing and cultural holidays. Groote Eylandt offers anglers a unique opportunity to experience the thrill of deep-sea fishing. One day can be spent targetting barramundi in the estuaries and the next you can experience the thrill of ...

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Mainoru Store

The Mainoru Outstation Store is located 250 kilometres from Katherine or 480 kilometres from Nhulunbuy and provides travellers on the Central Arnhem Road with a variety of accommodation options. Take a break in your journey and choose from self-contained outstation rooms, single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, sleep under the stars in a tent or set up your caravan on the luscious green lawns. Take the opportunity to take bush walks along the Mainoru River and spot the freshwater crocodil...

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Marthakal Motel

Marthakal Motel is the premier serviced accommodation on Elcho Island for people visiting Galiwin’ku. All the rooms are air-conditioned, have free-to-air television and tea and coffee making facilities. The accommodation package includes a complimentary continental breakfast, with an additional option to purchase lunch and dinner.

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Gapuwiyak Contractors Quarters

The Gapuwiyak Contractors Quarters is a short two minute walk from the Gapuwiyak airport and down to the Council Office, ALPA shop and health clinic. Gapuwiyak is approximately 220 kilometres west south west of Nhulunbuy. All bedrooms can be booked on a shared or private basis and have access to two communal bathrooms with a shower and toilet. The building is air conditioned with a communal kitchen, dining/lounge area and free to air television as well as a washing machine for your use. The are...

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Dhimurru Short Stay Accommodation

Dhimurru Short Stay Accommodation is located in Nhulunbuy on the corner of Wuyal Road and Arnhem Road, only a couple of kilometres from the town centre. This facility has three separate lockable rooms available, one double room and two twin rooms. There are shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities and all linen is supplied.

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Dinybulu Lodge

Dinybulu Lodge is a comfortable 21 room accommodation facility located in the trade precinct of Ramingining. Available rooms are either twin share or queen size, with ensuites and linen provided. Shared laundry and kitchen facilitates are also available. The rooms are maintained by local Yolŋu employees, providing jobs for the local community.

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Djakanimba Pavilions

A new standard in remote accommodation, located in the heart of Beswick community.

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Galiwin'ku Visiting Contractors Accommodation

Galiwin’ku Visiting Contractors Accommodation offers single rooms with the option of private ensuite, shared ensuite or shared communal bathrooms. The accommodation is approximately a five minute drive to most services and offices in Galiwin’ku and offers a large onsite parking area. The accommodation provides a fully equipped air conditioned communal kitchen and dining area, as well as two lounge areas with digital television. A communal laundry with washing machines, dryer and ironing facilit...

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Ramingining Contractors Quarters

The Ramingining Contractors Quarters has two separate blocks available for your accommodation needs and is a short two minute walk to the Ramingining Council Office, ALPA shop and medical clinic. Block 1, or the ‘Old Block’ as it is known locally, offers air-conditioned twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities. The communal kitchen has two stoves and two full sized fridges with all utensils, microwave, toaster and kettle. There is also a great dining area, lounge area with a television and an...

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Yirrkala Guest House

Yirrkala Guest House has seven rooms in the heart of Yirrkala community, just 19 kilometres from Nhulunbuy. The guest house is adjacent Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Art Centre's precinct, one of Australia’s premier Aboriginal art centres. Yirrkala Guest House provides contemporary rooms for visitors to the community, all individually equipped with a kitchenette and private bathroom. There are seven standard double rooms (double bed and fold out sofa), one which is wheelchair accessible.&nb...

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Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge

Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge offers a high-quality fishing experience in the remote expanse of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Dhipirri provides anglers with all levels of experience with a once in a lifetime opportunity to chase the mighty barramundi as well as a wide range of pelagics, all within close proximity to the Lodge. Dhipirri Lodge is located approximately 350 kilometres north-east of Darwin, with Milingimbi and Ramingining the nearest local communities. The Lodge’s p...

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Banubanu Beach Retreat

Banubanu Beach Retreat offers an escape from the hustle of modern life. The eco resort is nestled in the north east coves of Bremer Island (known to the locals as Dhambaliya), in Yolŋu Sea Country. Guests here will enjoy the space and freedom of finding their own island paradise. Banubanu Beach Retreat is just a 15 minute charter flight from Gove Airport or approximately an hour boat transfer. Banubanu is an eco-sensitive beach retreat built in partnership with Yolŋu traditional owners to ...

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Gove Boat Club

The Gove Boat Club is the sailor’s gateway to the Northern Territory. Located in Melville Bay just 12 kilometres from Nhulunbuy town centre, the club caters to local and visiting yachts as well as local boating enthusiasts. With the best ocean views in town, a mild breeze, and stunning sunsets, it is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. Facilities include The Waterfront Kitchen, a bar as well as outdoor and indoor play areas to entertain the kids. The Waterfront Kitchen serves an...

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Gove Peninsula Motel

Gove Peninsula Motel is located in Nhulunbuy only minutes from the town centre and just a ten minute drive from the Gove Airport. This peaceful motel is set back from the road and offers bright, clean and spacious guest rooms set in a lush tropical landscape. Each room is equipped with a kitchenette and outside seating area. The Gove Peninsula Motel has an in-ground salt water pool and a portable barbecue which you can use either outside your room or by the pool.

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