Larrimah is located in the Never Never Ward in the Birdum region, 182 kilometres south of Katherine 

Quick snapshot


27 people reside in the township of Larrimah (Census 2021)


Mataranka Council Office

Phone: (08) 8977 2300

Larrimah Hotel

Phone: (08) 8975 9931

Larrimah is located in the Never Never Ward in the Birdum region, which stretches down the Stuart Highway from south of Mataranka to Newcastle Waters Station. The town of Larrimah is 182 kilometres south of Katherine and 76 kilometres south of Mataranka.

The historic Larrimah Hotel is known for its down to earth hospitality, pink panthers, giant stubby and an eclectic collection of bits and pieces from all over.

The Larrimah Museum, located in the heritage listed WWII Larrimah Telephone Repeater Station and Powerhouse buildings which were completed in 1942.


By road, the trip to Larrimah takes approximately two (2) hours from Katherine. The double lane Stuart Highway is sealed the entire way.


Local Authority 

Roper Gulf Regional Council holds two (2) Community Consultative meetings in Larrimah each year. The resolutions made at these meetings form the basis of all planning made by Roper Gulf Regional Council.

For more information on the Community Consultative meetings including dates, minutes and agendas, click here



This information is sourced from the Northern Territory Government and is available on BushTel

Service TypeAvailableDetails
Regular Transport ServiceYes

Katherine Coaches

(08) 8971 0774

NT Bush Bus

1300 853 680

FuelNo Available at Mataranka (76 km from Larrimah) or at Daly Waters (100 km from Larrimah)
Commercial AccommodationYes

Larrimah Pink Panther Hotel

(08) 8975 9931

Community StoreYes

Café – Fran’s Devonshire Tea House

(08) 8975 9945

Health CentreNo



No restrictions apply

Police StationNo

Serviced by Mataranka Police Station

(08) 8975 4511



Council Service Delivery CentreNo Please contact the Mataranka Council Service Delivery Centre

(08) 8977 2300

Mobile Phone, Internet & RadioYes Larrimah has Telstra 4G telephone and internet coverage
Post OfficeNo  
Early Childcare CentreNo  
Aged Care CentreNo