The low-impact eco resort is owned by the Aboriginal people of Groote Eylandt, some of whom are employed at the resort. The resort also operates a cultural centre displaying local arts and providing a venue for cultural performances, enhancing your unique indigenous experience. Groote Eylandt is a fantastic spot for fishing. The adjacent Escape Sport Fishing & Wilderness Lodge offers anglers the opportunity to experience the thrill of catching many different fish species, such as barramundi, black marlin, tuna, queen fish, sailfish, trevally, barracuda, mackerel, and billfish with many other reef species also in abundance. The Traditional Owners and country men and women of Groote Eylandt Archipelago wish to grow in community spirit by developing an infrastructure for other cultures of the world to see; by visiting, learning and sharing their experiences on this idyllic beautiful island paradise. Although there has never been tourism on Groote Eylandt the Anindilyakwa speaking people are keen to show off their way of life, art and history. The development of Dugong Beach Resort, through GEBIE (Groote Eylandt Bickerton Island Enterprises), with the assistance of the Anindilyakwa Land Council is helping to make our dream a reality. Training is on-going as Cultural Tours are developed with the help of Tourism NT and other organizations that will enhance guests visit to the island and make it a pleasant stay.
A paradise getaway providing luxurious accommodation on a secluded island, Dugong Beach Resort is located on 25 hectares of coastline with breathtaking ocean views offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Groote Eylandt is renowned for having some of the most exciting fishing grounds in the world. With its pristine waters and unspoilt environment there a many species of fish thriving in the Gulf of Carperntaria.
Set in a lush tropical landscape garden the accommodation, restaurant and spa are all inter-connected by boardwalks to preserve the natural surroundings.
Reception with concierge is available from early morning to late evening with an electric baggage buggy to transfer luggage to and from the rooms.