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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.

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 sells groceries, fruit, hot lunch 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 Hours Monday to Friday: 7am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday: closed

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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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Manyimi Campgrounds

On the grounds of the Gove Boat Club is the Manyimi Campground. This absolute beachfront campground offers a quiet retreat when exploring the region and boasts amazing coastal views. Manyimi Campground is short 15 minute drive into Nhulunbuy and is right next door to the Gove Boat Club and The Waterfront Kitchen where you can enjoy a delicious meal and ice cold drink while watching the sun go down in paradise.   The campgrounds feature lush green lawns and are ideally situated with direct ...

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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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