Milikapiti

Milikapiti, or Snake Bay, is one of two Tiwi communities on Melville Island. Milikapiti community was established on the north coast of Melville Island in 1941 as a permanent aboriginal settlement by the Native Affairs Branch of the Northern Territory Administration.

Milikapiti is in a beautiful location nestled on hilly country on the edge of the large estuary of the Tjipripu River. Facilties include the store, club, clinic, primary school, Centrelink office, recreation hall, library and sports oval. There is also a fishing lodge with accommodation.

Milikapiti is home to the mighty Muluwurri Magpies AFL Football Club, a fierce competitor in the Tiwi Islands Football League.