Cultural tours

The “Anindilyakwan 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:

HANGING ROCK CAVE PAINTINGS

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 is a 6 hour tour however we can operate a modified half day tour on request.

Price: $1500 for 2 people. $25 per additional person up to 6 people

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GROOTE EYLANDT EXPLORER

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

  • Historic mission church
  • Market garden tour
  • CDP office area and indigenous kitchen visit
  • Cave Paintings
  • Lunch at the top river crossing
  • Bush Medijina – Locally handmade soap, lip balms etc from local ingredients
  • Visit the Naked pools
  • Milner bay port visit

$600.00 up to 2 people including lunch

+ $70 per person up to 4 people

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GROOTE EYLANDT SNAPSHOT

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

  • Historic mission church
  • Cave paintings
  • Lunch at the top river crossing
  • Milner bay port visit

$400 up to 2 people including lunch

+ $70 per person up to 4 people

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call 1800 877 077 Email: Tours@GrooteEylandtLodge.com.au

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