One of three communities on Groote Eylandt, Alyangula along with Umbakumba and Angurugu offers a unique opportunity to experience remote Northern Territory with most of the conveniences of a larger centre. 

Alyangula has a range of modern facilities including a 25 meter pool, squash and tennis courts, nine-hole golf course, BMX, gym – all of which are free to use.

There are active clubs like the Hash House Harriers, Dive Club, Golden Oldies, and Motor Cycle Club. Fishing, boating and camping are also popular recreational activities. For children there is junior soccer, rugby league, Guides and self-defence classes. Movies are screened at an outdoor cinema on weekends.

Alyangula is a well serviced and maintained town with extensive facilities.


The Alyangula Area School and Pre School caters for children up to Year 10. Angurugu and Umbakumba communities have their own schools. The school is well resourced and class sizes are slightly smaller than you would find in most other public schools.


The community health centre provides primary health care services and is equipped with emergency and x-ray facilities. A private General Practitioner (GP) operates from within the centre and Primary Health Services, including a baby clinic, are provided by registered nurses.


  • Dugong Beach Resort
  • Groote Eyalndt Golf Club overlooks the Gulf of Carpentaria