Ngurupai (Horn) Island

The Torres Strait

Horn Island Regional Plan Community Booklet 2012 Cover Photo 

Ngurupai, also known as Horn Island, is a relatively flat island spanning approximately 53 square kilometres. It contains the Torres Strait’s primary airport, which regularly services daily flights from Cairns and the outer Torres Strait islands. Ngurupai is administered by the Torres Shire Council, which is based on nearby Thursday Island. 

The Horn Island Regional Plan Community Booklet 2012 lists:

  • the needs the community expressed in 2008 during consultations for the development of the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Regional Plan 2009-2029, and their status in 2012 (colour coded red, orange or green), thus showing progress in filling gaps in service delivery
  • the services delivered or available and accessible to the community and individuals across the Region
  • contact details for government departments, agencies and programs.