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Aussie Adventures - Tiwi Island Day Tour

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Tiwi Islands

Day tour out of Darwin. 2 hour Sealink ferry to Bathurst Island was met by a fun pair - guide Ron... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Leonie H
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Loverly place however fellow traverlers !

Tiwi islands is a must see, there is so much to see on this island, with rock pools, small water... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Jeff K
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Day tour out of Darwin. 2 hour Sealink ferry to Bathurst Island was met by a fun pair - guide Ron and driver of (air conditioned) bus Ben. Ron telling and showing us about the buildings he had grown up in intertwining his family and...More

1  Thank Leonie H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Tiwi islands is a must see, there is so much to see on this island, with rock pools, small water falls , beaches. . But the normal tours don't show you the island in all its beauty, it to big and they can't fit it...More

2  Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

During school holidays quite a few of the local elders have gone bush with their families; so not all of our expected tour activities fully happened. 5 hours on the ferry also detracts from the day as does the litter across the township. The local...More

3  Thank KeenPhotographer-11
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

If you visit Darwin spend a day on the Tiwi Islands. There is an art history tour that is well worth the cost. The islanders perform a welcome to country and explain their cultural history. They demonstrate screen printing of their cultural designs and assist...More

2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A good trip to take if you want to learn about Tiwi culture and customs. The guides were very informative. We visited the cemetery, 3 Tiwi art establishments, a smoking ceremony and billy tea and damper and a visit to the old mission church. The...More

1  Thank Alison A
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Brilliant full on day with outstanding guides sharing their culture. Loads of fun and learning. Meeting local artists, exploring the island.

2  Thank GrantGabo
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The has to be the biggest highlight of our time in Darwin going on an all day cruise on the ferry to the Tiwi Islands. It was so enlightening as their culture is completely different to the mainland, no didgeridoos or boomerangs. We were taken...More

7  Thank BlueRidge105
Reviewed 13 September 2015

A ferry ride of a couple of hours takes you to Bathurst Island where you will find the most interesting culture and lovely people. The Tiwi people are running their own tourism business. The are lovely, engaging, funny, friendly, enthusiastic and switched on people. The...More

7  Thank Kathy2051
Reviewed 1 August 2015

What an outstanding day. A 2 hour boat trip to the Tiwi islands on a glassy ocean, greeted by the local Aborigines. Visiting several of the local Art and Craft shops, Museum, Church and shops, topped off with a Cleansing ceremony performed by the locals....More

2  Thank Denash70
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We took the flight option, 20 minutes rather than 2.5 hours on the ferry. The flight was easy, quick and smooth. A bit hard to find the right terminal so make sure you research this in advance. Once there a very professional service. Our guide...More

3  Thank Fitzroytraveller
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Lindsay M
3 February 2017|
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Response from Alison A | Reviewed this property |
Book yourself into the Day Tour which includes the ferry there and back. Very little walking is required. It is a lovely day, expensive though, but a really good intro to the Tiwi Islands,their people and their culture . You... More
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Fez66
26 January 2017|
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Response from Alison A | Reviewed this property |
It was a smooth crossing when we did it. There is some open water but generally you would be protected by Bathurst Island I would think. There is no jetty. The boat runs up onto the beach and you disembark there.
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mhb141
3 July 2016|
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Response from BlueRidge105 | Reviewed this property |
Hi mhb141, In early June 2016 we paid $285 per person for the ferry tour which was for the whole day (7am to 6pm) from Cullen Bay in Darwin. Cheers.
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