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Information for visitors to Groote Eylandt

Recreation Areas

Recreation areas are available for public use, however a permit system exists to protect the significant cultural and natural values of the area. For information about permits and land closures visit the Anindilyakwa Land Council website via the relevant link below:

> Permits
> Land Closures


NO ALCOHOL is permitted outside designated areas. A liquor permit system operates within the archipelago. Permits are available from the Alyangula Police Station.

Sacred Sites

Sacred sites are vital spiritual and cultural places which link Aboriginal people to their cultural traditions and the land. Please respect this, and the wishes of the Traditional Owners, by avoiding and respecting sacred sites.


Swimming is not recommended. Crocodiles, marine stingers and other dangerous animals inhabit these waters.

Groote Eylandt Pandanus on the Beach
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