OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm

 Saturday 9am – 12pm

The community is Aboriginal land but no permit is required to visit the Art Centre from the nearby mining town of Nhulunbuy or the local Gove Airport.

Qantas and Airnorth Flights to Nhulunbuy. 

Permission from the Northern Land Council (08 8920 5100) is required to drive here from Darwin or Katherine (approximately ten hours). The road is impassable in the Wet Season (from Dec-May). Yirrkala is a dry area where alcohol is forbidden without a permit.

There are two hotels in the vicinity, the Walkabout Lodge and the Gove Peninsula Motel.

Car Hire recommendations:  Manny’s Car Rentals (08) 89872300, Gove Rentals (08 8987 1700) and Nhulunbuy Ute Hire (08 89872872).

Camping is available in designated areas.  Permits are required through Dhimurru Land Management (08) 8987 3992).