Ferry Timetables

Schedule Changes - October 2017

Due to extremely low tides, the following schedule will operate:

Sunday 22nd October: Depart Cullen Bay at 11:00am

Wurrumiyanga departure time won't change and will be at the normal time of 3:15pm 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause 

Tiwi Islands Ferry Information

Tiwi Islands Ferry Fares

From 01 April 2017
Adult One Way $60.00
Adult Return $120.00
Concession* One Way $45.00
Concession Return $90.00
Child** One Way $32.50
Child Return $65.00
Family Return Ticket (2 adults, 3 children) $320.00
Multi Ticket^ (10 trips) $450.00

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*Concession fares are available for passengers with a valid Healthcare card or Seniors card.
**Child fares are available for passengers aged 5 - 14 yrs inclusive.
^ Please refer to Terms & Conditions for fare rules


Tiwi Islands Timetable
01 April - 15 December 2017

Ferry travel time is 2.5 hours each way.

*please note that schedules are subject to change without notice.
*schedules may change due to NT public holidays, please check the website closer to the date if you intend to travel on long weekends.

Departs
Cullen Bay
Departs
Wurrumiyanga
Thursday
8:00 AM
Thursday
3:15 PM
Friday
8:00 AM
Friday
3:15 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM
Sunday
3:15 PM (3:00pm from Paru)

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Schedule Changes - October 2017

Due to extremely low tides at Cullen Bay, the following schedule changes will occur in October: 

Friday 20th October 2017

  • Normal schedule from 5:45am to and including 9:00am / 9:20am service
  • Extra service - 10:00am / 10:20am
  • Cancelled service - 11:00am / 11:20am
  • Cancelled service - 1:00pm / 1:20pm
  • Extra service - 2:00pm / 2:20pm
  • Regular service resumes at 3:00pm / 3:20pm

Saturday 21st October 2017

  • Normal schedule from 6:30am to and including 11:00am / 11:20am service
  • Cancelled service - 12:00noon / 12:20pm
  • Cancelled service - 1:00pm / 1:20pm 
  • Regular service resumes at 3:00pm / 3:20pm

Sunday 22nd October 2017

  • Normal schedule from 6:30am to and including 11:00am / 11:20am service
  • Cancelled service - 12:00noon / 12:20pm
  • Cancelled service - 1:00pm / 1:20pm 
  • Regular service resumes at 3:00pm / 3:20pm

Monday 23rd October 2017

  • Normal schedule from 5:45am to and including 11:00am / 11:20am service
  • Extra service - 12:00noon / 12:20pm
  • Cancelled service - 1:00pm / 1:20pm 
  • Regular service resumes at 3:00pm / 3:20pm

SeaLink sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Mandorah Ferry Information

Fares: effective from 5th October 2015

Adult Return $26.00
Adult One Way $15.50
Child Return (5-14 years) $13.00
Child One Way (5-14 years) $7.70
Senior Return* $15.00
Senior One Way* $8.30
Family Return (2 Adults + 3 Children) $72.50
Adult Multi (10 trips) $98.00
Child Multi (10 trips) $52.00
Adult Weekly $75.00
Adult Fortnightly $142.50
Adult 30 Days $256.50
Adult Annual** $2875.00
Student Return *** $17.00
Student OW *** $10.20
Student Multi *** $64.50

Prices subject to change without notice.

* Valid Seniors card to be presented upon purchase
**Please contact the SeaLink office to purchase annual tickets.
*** Secondary or tertiary student, valid student ID required

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Mandorah Timetable

Departs
Cullen Bay
Departs
Mandorah
Mon - Fri*
5:45 AM
Mon - Fri*
6:00 AM
Daily
6:30 AM
Daily
6:45 AM
Daily
7:00 AM
Daily
7:20 AM
Mon - Fri*
7:45 AM
Mon - Fri*
8:00 AM
Daily
9:00 AM
Daily
9:20 AM
Daily
11:00 AM
Daily
11:20 AM
Weekends & Public Holidays
12:00 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays
12:20 PM
Daily
1:00 PM
Daily
1:20 PM
Daily
3:00 PM
Daily
3:20 PM
Daily
5:00 PM
Daily
5:20 PM
Daily
6:00 PM
Daily
6:20 PM
Mon - Fri*
7:00 PM
Mon - Fri*
7:20 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays
8:00 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays
8:20 PM
Mon - Fri*
9:00 PM
Mon - Fri*
9:20 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays
10:00 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays
10:20 PM
Mon - Fri*
11:00 PM
Mon - Fri*
11:20 PM
Fri & Sat Only*
Midnight
Fri & Sat Only*
12:20 AM

*Does not operate on public holidays

Mandorah Ferry Timetable Download

Operates Mondays - Fridays (no services on weekends). Travel time is one hour each way.

A permit is essential to visit Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island. Please contact the Anindilyakwa Land Council for further information.

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Groote-Bickerton Ferry Fares

Adult fare - one way$40.00
Anindilyakwa fare - one way$25.00
Adult fare - return$80.00
Anindilyakwa fare - return$50.00


Infants and children under 15 yrs travel free of charge. Please include infants and children when making bookings, to ensure a seat is held for them.

Passengers 15 yrs and over travel at either full adult or Anindilyakwa fares.

To select the Anindilyakwa fare, please book as concession/pension in the online booking screen.

Departs
Groote Eylandt (Alyangula)
Departs
Bickerton Island
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM
Monday - Friday
3:00 PM
Monday - Friday
4:00 PM