Milikapiti, or Snake Bay, is one of two Tiwi communities on Melville Island. Milikapiti community has a population of approximately 500 people.

Milikapiti is in a beautiful location on the edge of the Timor Sea. Facilities include the store, club with an onsite bakery, clinic, primary school, recreation hall, sports oval, Jilamara Art Centre and Airport. There is also a fishing lodge with accommodation.

Milikapiti is home to the mighty Muluwurri Magpies AFL Football Club, a fierce competitor in the Tiwi Islands Football League.

Access to Milikapiti is via daily flights through Fly Tiwi or various charter companies. Currently Tiwi Islands Regional Council is undertaking works on the Milikapaiti Oval and a new Water Play Area.

Map of Milikapiti. Click here.