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The main center of the Gove Peninsula is the township of Nhulunbuy which was a mining town but today is the administrative center for the Arnhem Land region with a population of 3500.
The location of Nhulunbuy is magic as it is the point where the Gulf of Carpenteria meets the Arafura Sea and the easiest way to visit Nhulunbuy is by air. Both domestic airlines, Qantas and Ansett, have daily flights into Gove from Caims and Darwin
Visitors can enjoy the fishing, diving, sightseeing and 4wd tours, 9 hole Golf course, Sailing and Yacht Club, senic flights and helicopter rides, Aboriginal arts and Crafts centres and facilities of a modern seaside mining town.