Flights to Groote Eylandt (GTE)
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Groote Eylandt travel information
When to visit
Visit Groote Eylandt in East Arnhem Land for an adventure. Located in the Northern Territory, this stunning location is one you can't miss. The best time to visit the Northern Territory is during the dry season, May to October. Temperatures range from 21°C to 32°C, these are similar to the wet season but with lower humidity and there’s little to no rain. The days are sunny and the nights are mild, making the best time to take advantage of the outdoors for activities such as bushwalking, hiking, camping, fishing and enjoying cultural festivals.
What is the main airport called?
Groote Eylandt Airport (GTE). Groote Eylandt island lies about 50 km from the Northern Territory mainland, and is in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Airnorth operate flights from Gove Airport and Darwin to Groote Eylandt serveral times per week.
Arriving in Groote Eylandt
Once you land in Groote Eylandt, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff, with a few transport options available.
Getting into Groote Eylandt from Groote Eylandt Airport
From the airport, its best to hire a car or 4-wheel drive to get to your destination. Alternatively, contact you hotel to arrange a transfer.
Getting around Groote Eylandt
The best way to get around Groote Eylandt is to rent a car, or bicycle as the island is very small. Another option is to join a fishing tour or cruise to see the pristine waters.