Cultural tours

The “Anindilyakwa People” the Traditional Owners of the Groote Archipelago invite you to explore the pristine environment and share their ancient culture.

A special feature for visitors to Groote Eylandt is the option to design an itinerary incorporating a focus that may have a particular interest and spend extended time with Traditional owners. Please contact us to plan your unique experience.

Regular tour options:


This tour will take you to see ancient rock art at Hanging Rock on the northern tip of the island. Artwork is located sporadically throughout the bush. Intricate and very well-preserved art suddenly “appears” on second look while exploring the area. Access is via boat and a small walk from the beach. After visiting Hanging rock there is time to enjoy some leisurely fishing in the world class fishing grounds of the gulf.

This tour includes all transport, a local guide, light tackle, lunch and non-alcoholic drinks.

This tour runs for 5-6 hours however we can operate a modified half day tour on request.

*Standard departure time is 9AM, however this can be customised to suit your needs.

Price: $550 per person – minimum 2 people. For bookings of more than 2 people, sole use boat charge applies ($1100) with maximum capacity of 4 adults/3 children. Kids are free under 12.



Over the course of 4 hours you will explore Groote Eylandt by 4WD, taking in the past and present history of Groote Eylandt

Price: $300 per person, up to 2, additional person $150pp. Maximum 4 people. Kids under 12 free.



Enjoy a snapshot of Groote Eylandt on this 2 hour 4WD adventure and take a glance into the history of Groote Eylandt.

Price: $200pp up to 2, additional person $125pp. Maximum 4 people. Kids under 12 free.


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The Anindilyakwa people welcome visitors to experience their land and culture.

Groote Eylandt Lodge has partnered with the Anindilyakwa to offer our guests a range of fully guided tour options where you can access authentic Indigenous cultural experiences