Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island is the largest community on the Tiwi Islands with approximately 1600 people. Facilities include two small supermarkets, a health clinic, a police station, child care centre, home to Tiwi Designs Art Centre, the Patakijiyali Museum, BIMA Wear, AFL sized playing oval, multipurpose recreation hall and motel.

There is an inter-island ferry connecting to Melville Island to Bathurst Island. Twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday the freight barges arrive from Darwin, via Auriga and Sea Swift. Sealink offers Ferry passage from Darwin to Bathurst Island four times a week on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday. Daily flights from Darwin to Bathurst Island are available through Fly Tiwi and Several Charter companies.

There is a club open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30, light beer only. No take away is allowed and photo ID is required.

Photo of Wurrumiyanga. 

Map of Wurruniyanga. Click here.