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Groote Eylandt Lodge

This offer includes:

  • Sparkling wine and canapes on arrival
  • Full buffet breakfast daily
  • Snapshot tour

This weekend saver offers:

  • Up to 20% off
  • Free WiFi in public areas

This package includes:

  • Return airfares from Darwin
  • All transfers on Groote Eylandt
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Twin share accommodation

Save up to 25% with this offer which includes:

  • Free WiFi in public areas
Hotel Highlights
Free WiFi
Free WiFi
Late Checkout 11am
Late Checkout 11am
Early Check In 1pm
Early Check In 1pm
Onsite Parking
Onsite Parking
Amazing Views
Amazing Views
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Best Service

With world-class sports fishing, indigenous culture, rainforests, swimming holes and tropical landscapes, Groote Eylandt is a spectacular destination situated on 25 acres of waters edge grounds overlooking the Gulf of Carpentaria.


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Gulf View Room

  • 1 Queen bed or 2 single beds
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 25 sq metres (269 sq feet)
  • Private undercover balcony
  • Work desk with chair

Makarda Ocean View Queen

  • 1 queen bed
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 27 sq metres (291 sq feet)
  • Private balcony

Makarda Ocean View Twin

  • 2 single beds
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 27 sq metres (291 sq feet)
  • Private balcony


  • 1 Queen bed
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 35 sq metres (377 sq feet)
  • Private undercover balcony
  • Work desk with chair
  • Separate lounge area

Spa Bungalow

  • 1 Queen bed
  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 38 sq metres (409 sq feet)
  • Private undercover balcony
  • Work desk with chair
  • Separate lounge area
  • Spa bath with separate shower


Hotel Overview

Groote Eylandt Lodge

1 Bougainvillea Drive, Alyangula, Groote Eylandt, Gulf of Carpentaria, NT 0885


P: +61 8 89877077

F: +61 8 89877088



Groote Eylandt Lodge is the island retreat you won’t forget.


This tropical hideaway offers you a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, with many unique local activities and adventures awaiting.


It’s highly recommended for corporate retreats, sports fishing and cultural holidays.

  • Situated directly on the coastline of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
  • 90-minute flight from Darwin.
  • Shuttle service to and from the airport (charges apply).


About the hotel

  • Front desk, open 7am-10pm
  • 19km from airport
  • Bilingual staff
  • Buffet breakfast ($28 per person), continental breakfast ($19.50)
  • Seagrass Restaurant, open 7am-8pm
  • Gulf side observation deck for private functions (up to 25 guests)
  • Business centre services
  • Resort-style swimming pool
  • Day spa & hairdressing salon
  • All-inclusive packages from Darwin available
  • Blue Water private guided sport fishing
  • Conference suite
  • Smoke-free hotel
  • Safety deposit box at Reception


Room types

  • Makarda Ocean View Rooms, Spa Bungalows, Bungalows and Gulf View Suites available. Read More


Family friendly amenities

  • Interconnecting rooms for families
  • Free cots and infant beds
  • Kids’ menu


Room amenities

  • Room service available (must be prearranged)
  • Private undercover balcony
  • Hairdryer
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Work desk
  • Foxtel
  • Air-conditioned
  • Coffee/tea making facilities



  • In-room WiFI ($5/hour)
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Complimentary parking onsite


Where to eat

  • Seagrass Restaurant serves up modern Australia Cuisine, overlooking the Gulf of Carpentaria. Read More


Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2pm
  • Check-out: 11am

Early check- and late check-out subject to availability (charges may apply)


Payment types

Cash, EFTPOS, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club


Things to do nearby

  • Let one of our experienced fishing guides help you discover one of the world’s most exciting fishing grounds from barramundi, sailfish and black marlin, to Queen fish, trevally, tuna and more. Read more
  • Unwind swimming or playing golf, tennis, squash, basketball, netball, touch or and rugby.
  • Join our book, dance, or gun clubs, or watch a movie at the outdoor theatre.
  • Explore woodland, tropical mangroves and beaches.
  • Immerse in the heritage of the region by taking a tour with Anindilyakwa-speaking people (subject to availability of local guide)  Read more
  • Discover the Archipelago from the air and view the pristine waters and a kaleidoscope of the island landscape. Please enquire with our friendly reception team.


Groote Eylandt Lodge specialises in designing personal experiences for guests, be it fishing for a particular species or experiencing the rich Andillyakwan culture or exploring the diverse landscape & pristine waters of the archipelago.


Other names:

Dugong Beach Alyangula, Dugong Beach Resort, Dugong Beach Resort Alyangula, Dugong Resort, Groote Eylandt Lodge managed Metro Hotels Alyangula, Groote Eylandt Lodge managed Metro Hotels, Groote Eylandt managed Metro Hotels Alyangula, Groote Eylandt managed Metro Hotels


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If you are after a unique destination and venue for your corporate retreat, then Groote Eylandt Lodge is your ideal choice.


The Lodge’s well-appointed conference suite is ideal for board meetings, seminars, training sessions and small group functions but has the capacity to cater for functions of up to 80 people. Full event coordination support and equipment is available on site.


Conference packages are very flexible with individual tailoring to meet budgets, interests, time-frames and for team building, sense of adventure.


Chefs from the Lodge’s Seagrass Restaurant are on hand to prepare fresh cuisine from morning tea or lunch to formal sit-down dinners.


Combine your business program with world-class fishing, authentic Indigenous art and cultural experiences, and exceptional nature activities. You can even include a round of golf at the picturesque Alyangula Golf Club, only five minutes from the lodge.

With same-day connectivity to and from all Australian capitals, you can arrive on a Monday and leave on a Friday, recharged, rejuvenated, reconnected.


When the locals rate a restaurant highly, you know it must be great! The lodge’s Seagrass Restaurant and Bar is highly recommended by the locals as the best place to dine on the island.


With high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and breezy waterfront dining areas on timber balconies with views of the ocean, the restaurant and its comfortable bar area are open seven days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our chef will also expertly turn the pick of your catch into a fresh seafood feast!


Themed dinner events are also hosted throughout the year.


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With stunning rainforests, swimming holes and tropical landscapes, Groote Eylandt is a spectacular destination.

1 Bougainvillea Drive, Alyangula, Groote Eylandt, Gulf of Carpentaria, NT 0885


Groote Eylandt Lodge is situated directly on the coast line of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria on approximately 25 hectares allowing sea views from all over the property


Access to Groote Eylandt is by air with direct services from Darwin. The flight time is approximately 90-120 minutes. See or for more information including timetable and luggage allowances. All- inclusive packages are also available. Please enquire directly with the hotel.


Same-day services connect Groote Eylandt via Darwin from all Australian capital cities.


Charter and private aircraft are also available and can land at Groote Eylandt Airport.


The airport is located in the north of the island near the community of Angurugu, a 20 minutes’ drive from the lodge. Transfers from both terminals are provided on request (charges apply).



Don’t just take our word for it – read what some of our recent guests have to say!

"Amazing place great accommodation with fantastic views. Food in the restaurant was first class. Well worth a visit for something unique"

Cnc Sun
Facebook – May 06, 2016

"Great place"

Alice Caiel
Google Plus; June 30, 2016

Groote Eylandt Lodge Best NT destination for business conferences and leisure breaks. Book direct for best price. Groote Eylandt Lodge Retreat, Metro Hotels. 1 Bougainvillea Drive Alyangula NT 0885