DAY 1: THURSDAY Depart Darwin at 8:00am on the Tiwi Mantawi for a 2 ½ cruise across the Beagle Gulf to Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island. Meet your Tiwi guide and join the Tiwi By Design tour. Later in the afternoon, transfer to the Tarntipi Bush Camp, approximately 15 minutes drive from Wurrumiyanga, to meet your hosts the Portaminni family.
Tarntipi Bush Camp provides a beautiful, nature- based setting, one kilometre from the gorgeous Tarntipi Beach. A nearby fresh water hole, Mudlangapi, provides opportunity for a dip. The campsite is in a ‘bush’ setting with eco-friendly amenities including toilets, showers, eco tents, kitchen area, camp fire area. Night-time around the fire is a particularly special time for story-telling, songs and cultural explanations. Dinner will be around the camp fire before settling in to your eco tent for the night.
DAY 2: FRIDAY Unwind, observe and participate in the Tiwi experience, taking part in activities including fishing, hunting, mangrove walks and finding fresh water creeks. Transfer back to the ferry for the trip back to Darwin, with unforgettable memories of your time with the Tiwi people. (Breakfast & lunch provided).
Please note that this tour is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.