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Tiwi Island Day Tour from Darwin

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    What to Expect
    Travel by ferry from Darwin to Bathurst Island, one of the Tiwi Islands. Seating is available on an outside sun deck or in and air-conditioned indoor cabin. Sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, and water are available for purchase onboard, and there are limited food options on Bathurst Island. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as sea turtles, dolphins, and seabirds. The Tiwi Islands provide important breeding grounds for a variety of native Australian animals.

    A local indigenous guide accompanies you on your tour, which includes a scenic walk and a visit to the museum and an art-making class. At the end of the tour, your guide returns you to the ferry dock for the trip back to Darwin.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cullen Bay Terminal, Larrakeyah NT 0820, Australia
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - SeaLink Northern Territory
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a walking tour, an easy stroll over short distances between the ferry landing, art centre, museum and mission precinct.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Lovely day trip! Yes, you have to get up early for the ferry, but they have the best coffee. Order your "flat white" which is like a latte. There was an option to do a guided tour for more $$$, but my friends and I...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Nancy R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It you want a Disney life experience don't bother but if you want to see what Island life is and was and the cultural aspects still in a effect today then take the trip. You will understand the art and dance sequences, but they don't...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank spr0gd0g
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Beautiful day out, didnt book the tour just the return ferry and walked around community by ourselves, my adult daughter and I, Tiwi by Design was highlight, and museum,... Long ferry ride, 2.5 hours each way but worth it... Friendly people in the community, shops...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sean O
    Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

    Absolute disgrace and rip off I wouldn’t recommend any part of the trip .Knowhere to get food and nothing to do

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Wisepenny
    Reviewed July 30, 2019

    Had to stand in line 30 minutes to get our ferry ticket,, not easy for us oldies. Interesting introduction talk, dances and smoke ceremony. Felt they could have tried to be a bit more authentic. Western type lunch, danced in ordinary clothes, women painting shells...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Navigate44725975591
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