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Groote Eylandt ferry timetable

An aerial shot of Groote Eyelandt

SeaLink Northern Territory operates ferry services between Groote Eylandt, Bickerton Island and Numbulwar.

The ferry service does not operate on weekends.

Please note that the ferry timetable is subject to change without notice. Ferry services operate subject to safe weather conditions.


SeaLink would like to advise that the ferry service is not operating.

We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and we will update the website as soon as possible.

  • Operates Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

    The bus fare is $5 per person. Children 4 yrs and under are free of charge.

    Alyangula 7:45AMvia Malkala/Angurugu
    Umbakumba 9:00 AM
    Angurugu 9:45 AM
    Arrives Alyangula N/Aend of service
    Alyangula 13:30 PM
    Angurugu 14:00 PM
    Umbakumba14:45 PM
    Angurugu 15:30 PM
    Alyangula N/A end of service
    ONLY FRIDAY 19th JULY (Funeral extra services)ONLY FRIDAY 19th JULY (Funeral extra services)ONLY FRIDAY 19th JULY (Funeral extra services)
    Angurugu 9:30AM
    Angurugu 11:00AM
    Arrives Alyangula 11:30AMend of service
    Alyangula mall14:30PM
    Angurugu 15:00PM
    Angurugu 16:30PM
    Arrives Alyangula mall 18:00PMEnd of Service