The Maningrida community lies on the north coast of Arnhem Land and is best known as a pristine fishing destination. Travellers need a permit from the Northern Land Council to visit. Maningrida’s waterways are teeming with species such as barramundi, salmon, mangrove jack, golden snapper, Spanish mackerel, trevally and coral trout.

Visitors can also learn about Aboriginal art and culture at the Maningrida Arts and Culture, which features traditional and contemporary art, bark paintings, sculptures, fibre craft, prints and items of material culture. Conical woven fish traps made by the local men and women are unique to the area and a popular collector’s item.

Quick Facts

Maningrida is an Urban Location area within the local government area of West Arnhem  in Northern Territory, it is located approximately 371kms from the capital Darwin and extends over an area of 11.055 square kilometres. Maningrida has a recorded population of 2308 residents and is within the Australian Central Standard Time zone Australia/Darwin.

If you are planning a visit to Maningrida 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Maningrida and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.