During World War II, a large bomber base was set up by the United States Army Air Corp at Lockhart River with four airstrips operating, playing a critical strategic role for American and Australian Military Forces.
The Lockhart River Art Centre is made up of local artists from various generations who work out of the Centre to create spectacular works of art in a variety of forms, including acrylic painting, pottery, weaving, and carving.
Please consult the required zoning information and maps before planning any fishing or marine activities. The authority zones our community respectfully requests visitors fish at Portland Roads or Chillie Beach.
A variety of bird species call Lockhart River home. The eclectus parrot, the palm cockatoo and the magnificent riflebird are birds solely found in this part of Australia.
We have Bird Watchers Holiday packages available, please enquire
Opening Hours: 8am – 6pm Mon to Fri. Sat 8am – Noon
Iron Range Cabins Accommodation
The Iron Range Cabins, provide modern, clean and comfortable accommodation facilities for both corporate and tourist visitors, located adjacent to the airport, 5km from the Aboriginal Community of Lockhart River.