Central Desert

Area

The Central Desert area is a local government area (LGA) in Northern Territory. This area is home to 16 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Central Desert area is located approximately 963kms from the capital Darwin.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Central Desert

Area Regional Council

Lajamanu

Urban

Population: 606 | Central Desert

Laramba

Urban

Population: 239 | Central Desert

Nyirripi

Urban

Population: 236 | Central Desert

Willowra

Urban

Population: 301 | Central Desert

Yuelamu

Urban

Population: 220 | Central Desert

Yuendumu

Urban

Population: 759 | Central Desert

Aileron Northern Territory

Aileron

Place Of Interest

Central Desert

Aileron is a welcome rest stop along the Stuart Highway offering meals, accommodation, fuel and is...

Barrow Creek - Tennant Creek Area - Northern Territory

Barrow Creek

Place Of Interest

Central Desert

Barrow Creek is situated 283 kilometres north of Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway. Set against...

Bathurst Island - Darwin Area - Northern Territory

Bathurst Island

Place Of Interest

Central Desert

Bathurst and Melville Islands located approximately 80 kilometres north of Darwin in the Arafura Sea, make...

Tanami Track

Tanami Desert

Place Of Interest

Central Desert

The Tanami Desert, one of the most isolated and arid areas on earth, wasn’t truly explored...

Anatye

Rural

Population: 111 | Central Desert

Anmatjere

Rural

Population: 477 | Central Desert

Atitjere

Rural

Population: 224 | Central Desert

Chilla Well

Rural

Central Desert

Engawala

Rural

Population: 154 | Central Desert

Hart

Rural

Population: 169 | Central Desert

Lake Mackay

Rural

Population: 5 | Central Desert

Tanami

Rural

Population: 73 | Central Desert

Rainbow Valley, Explorer's Way, NT

Ti Tree

Rural

Population: 70 | Central Desert

The tiny township of Ti Tree, 314 kilometres south of Tennant Creek, is home of the...

Wilora

Rural

Population: 95 | Central Desert