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Tiwi Islands Ferry

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Departs Thursdays & Fridays (Apr - Dec) plus additional peak season Monday departures (June, July, August)

Does not run on public holidays

Please don't take photos in the cemetery or of children. Please ask permission before taking pictures

Able to be purchased/hired:
Museum tickets available on board the ferry for $5. Lunch can be purchased from the takeaway shop in Wurrumiyanga or grab a sandwich off the ferry
What to bring:
Hat, sunscreen, 1L bottle of water, camera, book to read
Fitness level required:
Low
Child policies:
Children fares are aged 5 - 14 years inclusive. 4 and under travel free of charge
Departure points:
Darwin, Northern Territory
Departure time:
8:00 AM Mon, Thu, Fri
Pickup/departure instructions:
Please check in at Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal at 7:30am for an 8:00am departure. Cullen Bay is a 5 minute drive from Darwin CBD. There is free all day parking, catch the number 14 bus or a taxi will cost approximately $10.
Duration:
9.5 hours
Approximate Return Time:
5:30pm
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Tour Details

Operator
SeaLink Northern Territory
Destination
Tiwi Islands
Departs From
Darwin

Tour Description

Make the 2.5 hour ferry journey to the Tiwi Islands, 80kms north of Darwin and step off to explore the local indigenous community of Wurrumiyanga. Grab a walking map and buy a museum ticket on the ferry and discover the Tiwi Islands largest community at your own pace. Visit the museum and learn about traditional Tiwi culture and history, the Catholic mission of the 20th century with extensive photograph collection, Tiwi involvement in WWII as well as Tiwi sport and their many successful athletes. Visit the Catholic mission precinct with historic old church, see the artists working and purchase Tiwi arts, carvings and fabrics at island prices at Tiwi Design and Bima Wear art centres before cruising back to Darwin.

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Tiwi Islands Ferry

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Please Note: Prices are listed in Australian dollars and include GST.