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Transport Services

Ferry Services

The ferry operates Monday to Friday subject to weather conditions. The following schedules may change to accommodate funerals or community events.

Contact Sea Link NT on 8981 7876 for the latest updates.

 

FERRY DEPARTURE POINTS:

  • Groote Eylandt – Alyangula Beach
  • Bickerton Island and Numbulwar – Barge Landings

 

2019 FERRY TIMETABLE: Groote Eylandt - Bickerton Island

This service operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Time Depart Time Arrive
8:00 AM Groote Eylandt 8:50 AM Bickerton  Island
9:00 AM Bickerton Island 10:00 AM Groote Eylandt
3:00 PM Groote Eylandt 3:50 PM Bickerton Island
4:00 PM Bickerton Island 4:50 PM Groote Eylandt
MARCH FERRY 2019 TIMETABLE: Groote Eylandt - Bickerton Island - Numbulwar

This service operates on Mondays and Fridays. The schedule will regularly change over the coming months due to tides. Please check below or on Sea Link NT's website for updates.

Date Depart Groote Depart Bickerton Depart Numbulwar Depart Groote Depart Bickerton
Monday 11 March 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
Friday 15 March 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
Monday 18 March 7:00AM 8:00 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
Friday 22 March 9:30 AM 10:30 AM 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
Monday 25 March 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 29 March 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
APRIL 2019 FERRY TIMETABLE: Groote Eylandt - Bickerton Island - Numbulwar

This service operates on Mondays and Fridays. The schedule will regularly change over the coming months due to tides. Please check below or on Sea Link NT's website for updates.

Date Depart Groote Depart Bickerton Depart Numbulwar Depart Groote Depart Bickerton
Monday 1 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 5 April 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
Monday 8 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 12 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 15 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 19 April 8:30 AM 9:30 AM 12:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Monday 22 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 26 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 29 April 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
MAY 2019 FERRY TIMETABLE: Groote Eylandt - Bickerton Island - Numbulwar

This service operates on Mondays and Fridays. The schedule will regularly change over the coming months due to tides. Please check below or on Sea Link NT's website for updates.

Date Depart Groote Depart Bickerton Depart Numbulwar Depart Groote Depart Bickerton
Friday 3 May 8:30 AM 9:30 AM 12:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Friday 10 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 13 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 17 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 20 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 24 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 27 May 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 31 May  7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
JUNE 2019 FERRY TIMETABLE: Groote Eylandt - Bickerton Island - Numbulwar
Date Depart Groote Depart Bickerton Depart Numbulwar Depart Groote Depart Bickerton
Monday 3 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 7 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 10 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Fridy 14 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 17 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 21 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Monday 24 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Friday 28 June 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM

 

FERRY FARES AND BOOKINGS:

ONE-WAY FARES Non-Beneficiary Adult Beneficiary Adult Child (5-14 years)
Groote to Bickerton $40 $25 $10
Groote to Numbulwar $80 $50 $20
Bickerton to Numbulwar $80 $50 $20

Purchase tickets online here or buy on board the ferry. EFTPOS, cash and Basics Card are accepted.

 

Groote Eylandt Bus Service

The bus service operates Monday to Friday. The following schedule may change to accommodate funerals or community events.

Contact Sea Link NT on 8981 7876 for the latest updates.

2019 BUS TIMETABLE: Alyangula to Angurugu - morning services

Alyangula to Angurugu

Bus stop Departure Time
Ferry landing - Alyangula 6:50 AM
Malkala 7:00 AM
Angurugu Store 7:20 AM
Tree / Angurugu Bridge 7:25 AM
Malkala 7:45 AM
Ferry landing - Alyangula Beach 8:00 AM
Alyangula Supermarket 8:10 AM
Arcade 8:15 AM
ALC 8:20 AM
Malkala 8:30 AM
Angurugu Store 8:45 AM
Tree / Angurugu Bridge 8:50 AM
Malkala 9:10 AM
Ferry landing - Alyangula Beach 10:00 AM
Alyangula Supermarket 10:00 AM
Arcade 10:15 AM
ALC 10:20 AM
Malkala 10:30 AM
Angurugu Store 10:45 AM
Tree / Angurugu Bridge to Umbakumba 10:50 AM
2019 BUS TIMETABLE: Umbakumba to Alyangula via Angurugu - midday service

Umbakumba to Alyangula via Angurugu

Bus stop Departure time
Umbakumba Store 11:50 AM
Umbakumba Highway 11:55 AM
Tree / Angurugu Bridge 12:45 PM
Angurugu Store 12:50 PM
Malkala 1:15 PM
ALC 1:25 PM
Arcade 1:30 PM
Alyangula Supermarket 1:35 PM
Ferry landing - Alyangula Beach 1:40 PM