Daly River – Arnhem and Western

The Daly River district is one of the major tourist destinations within the Northern Territory. There are 8 camping grounds/caravan parks within the district. The Daly River itself is a picturesque tidal river. It is home to both freshwater and saltwater crocodiles, and a plentiful source of barramundi.


Two schools provide education services to the Nauiya community. Woolianna School is a Northern Territory Government school for Transition to Year 9 students. There is also the Catholic School, St. Francis Xavier, in the community available to children of all ages.


The Daly River Medical Centre staff includes registered nurses and Aboriginal health workers and a doctor visits every Thursday. Medical evacuation via plane to Darwin is also used on a needs basis.

Recreation activities

Facilities include a sports oval, hall with gym, basketball and volleyball courts, games room and a swimming pool. There are many fishing and hunting opportunities. Daly River has a number of boat ramp access points and camp grounds.


Litchfield National Park

Douglas Daly hot Springs

Daly River National Park

Merrepen Arts Centre