Tiwi Day Tour
Take the 2.5 hour ferry trip to Bathurst Island and meet your local guide for a journey through the progressive community of Wurrumiyanga.
Visit the Culture Museum with its fascinating displays of traditional art and depictions of the Tiwi 'dreamtime' stories as well as visiting the Mission Precinct with its unique Catholic Church. Hear the colourful history of the early mission days. Enjoy a light lunch with the Tiwi ladies who will also perform a smoking ceremony to bless visitors. Drop in to the arts and crafts centres and see where the artists work. You also have the opportunity to purchase Tiwi arts and crafts and screen-printed fabrics. Learn some of the complex rituals associated with the Pukamani (burial ceremony) before departing Bathurst Island for Darwin.
Thursdays and Fridays, 01 Apr 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Departs Cullen Bay at 8.00am, Returns to Cullen Bay at 5.45pm
Return ferry Darwin to Bathurst Island (Tiwi Islands), local Tiwi guide, morning tea with the Tiwi ladies, smoking ceremony, tour of Wurrumiyanga and the Tiwi Museum
(5 - 14 yrs incl)
with valid seniors card
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