Service cancellation - Thursday 13th December 2018

Due to severe weather causing unsafe operating conditions, the Tiwi Islands ferry service has been cancelled and will not operate on Thursday 13th December. The next scheduled service will depart from Darwin at 8:00am and from Wurrumiyanga at 3:15pm on Friday 14th December, subject to conditions improving.

SeaLink sincerely apologises for inconvenience caused.


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Tiwi Islands Timetable

01 September - 14 December 2018

DayDeparts Cullen BayDeparts Wurrimyanga
Thursday8:00 AM3:15 PM
Friday8:00 AM3:15 PM
Sunday 1:30 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 Timetable (wet season)

15 December 2018 - 31 March 2019

DayDeparts Cullen BayDeparts Wurrimyanga
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.


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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

*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.