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Gunyaŋara is a Yolŋu community of approximately 250 people located 13 kilometres from Nhulunbuy, approximately a 15 minute drive via a sealed road.

The Gunyaŋara community was established in the late 1970s when the Yunupingu family moved back to their traditional homelands after leaving the Yirrkala mission. Gunyaŋara is a small island joined to the mainland by a causeway, showcasing spectacular views on the drive over.

Gunyaŋara is home to the Gopu Community Store and is surrounded by beautiful beaches and provides access to Melville Bay via the Catalina Boat Ramp

A permit is required from the Northern Land Council to visit this community.  

Gopu Community Store

Gopu Community Store is a Yolŋu managed general store located in the Gunyaŋara community, a 15 minute drive from Nhulunbuy. The Gopu Community Store stocks a range of locally produced produced artwork and jewellery items as well as groceries, fruit, hot lunches and great coffee! Made from locally produced timber from the Gumatj Corporation timber and saw mill the Gopu Community Store showcases amazing wooden furniture with items such as chopping boards, tables and chairs for sale. Opening H...

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Manyimi Campgrounds

Experience the magic of Nhulunbuy and the surrounds of East Arnhem Land with its vibrant sunsets, and a variety of attractions to keep you entertained. After a day of sightseeing take a refreshing sip on an icy cold drink and enjoy a meal from The Waterfront Kitchen, located inside the Gove Boat Club, all while the kids are entertained by either the outdoor or indoor play areas. At the Gove Boat Club, you’ll discover our idyllic tropical haven, that is a favourite amongst families. Our relaxe...

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The Waterfront Kitchen

The Waterfront Kitchen is located at the Gove Boat Club on the Gove Peninsula, a short 15 minute drive from Nhulunbuy. The Waterfront Kitchen has one of the most extensive menus in Nhulunbuy, including a variety of local and international dishes. With quick and efficient service, it is certain to appeal to all tastes as there is something for everyone. The food is served bistro style, and the portion sizes are sure to appeal to the heartiest of diners! There are two casual outdoor dining areas,...

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