(Lamarck Island)
Wuuyuru Visitor Area


Natural/Historical Story

An Argu (sandstone) island with fragmented Wulo (rainforest). The McGuire brothers, both geologists, were marooned and died here in 1913.

Cultural Story

A traditional camping site for hunting Mardumal (flatback turtles) and for traditional canoe transits. Yawurru (blackberry trees) are home to Mandamanda (rose-crowned fruit dove) and Gangala (scrubfowl) – traditional food resources.


Landing is at the long east coast beach – exposed in SE wind.
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