Gove [Nhulunbuy]

The Gove Peninsula is located on the east coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria within Arnhem Land, a vast area of Aboriginal-owned land on the Northern Territory coastline.

The township of Nhulunbuy is the main commercial and service centre of the Peninsula and is 600 kilometres east of Darwin. There is approximately 15,000 people within the Gove Peninsula, of which the majority is Indigenous. There are nearly 4,000 people in Nhulunbuy, the majority being non-Indigenous people.

The Gove Peninsula is a place of spectacular beauty with unspoilt coastline, wetlands rich in birdlife and is world renowned for fantastic fishing opportunities.

Gove [Nhulunbuy] bucket list

To visit most areas in this region it is necessary to obtain a visitors permit that can be obtained from the Northern Land Council in Nhulunbuy or from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation.

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