Minyerri is located approximately 270 km south-east of Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia by road within the Roper Gulf Region LGA. A permit is required for non-Aboriginal people to enter the community. The Hodgson River is in close proximity. The area experiences the Wet and Dry seasons, with temperatures ranging from Dry season overnight lows of 10 °C through to daytime highs of 40 °C in the buildup. The annual rainfall is 800-1000 mm.