Tiwi Islands Ferry Service Suspended - UPDATE 26/3/2020

Advice has been received from the Tiwi Land Council and the Office of Township Leasing on behalf of the Tiwi Community, requesting that all services to the Tiwi Islands be suspended due to the risk of spreading COVID-19. 

Last ferry service will be on the 26th March Leaving Wurrumiyanga at 3:15pm. 

Tiwi Islands Timetable 

Current as of March 2020

DayDeparts Cullen BayDeparts Wurrumiyanga
Thursday11:15 AM3:15 PM
Friday11:15 AM3:15 PM
Sunday1:30 PM5:30 PM (5:15 PM from Paru)

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.


Tiwi Islands Ferry Fares

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

*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.