Tiwi Islands Annual Art Sale and Football Grand Final 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

The Tiwi Islands Annual Art Sale and Football Grand Final is an event where art, culture and football meld into a one-off adventure that can only be experienced on the Tiwi Islands one day in March each year.

Join SeaLink for a great day on the Tiwis, follow the art trail, seating and lunch in the SeaLink pavilion, and see a great game of footy. Limited seats are available, so book early to be a part of this fantastic day.

Packages including return ferry are available to book online.

Tour Details

Depart Cullen Bay at either 6:00am or 8:00am for the 2.5 hour trip to Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands. The annual art sale commences from 9am, with art centres from Melville Island also bringing their wares for sale at various locations. The Tiwi Art Trail includes Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts, Munupi Arts and Ngaruwanajirri – art trail maps will be available on board. 

We suggest you make time to visit the Patakijiyali Museum and also visit the statue of Matthias Ullungura, the Tiwi man who captured the first Japanese prisoner of war on the Tiwi Islands in 1942.

Walk to the oval for lunch from 12.30pm, gourmet footy burger and salads, soft drinks and water available all afternoon in the pavilion. Tiwi Islands Grand Final kicks off at around 2.30pm. after the footy, make your way back to the beach to board the ferry for the cruise back to Darwin, arriving at approximately 8.30pm.

Inclusions

  • Return ferry from Cullen Bay to Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island
  • Lunch in the SeaLink pavilion at the football oval (gourmet burgers, salads, afternoon tea, soft drinks and water)
  • Seat and shelter/shade in the SeaLink pavilion
  • Tiwi Art Trail map

Price

Adult $255*
Senior $230*
Child $205*

Make a booking

Depart Cullen Bay ferry terminal at 6:00am on board the MV Tiwi Mantawi. Arriving at Bathurst Island at 8:30am, you will have plenty of time to visit the various art centres for the Annual Art Sale, the museum and historic precinct and also see some of the curtain raiser football games.

Departure from Bathurst Island is at 6:00pm after the Grand Final, arriving at Cullen Bay at approximately 8:15pm

Passengers
 
 
 
* Child age range is 5-14 years
* Concession fares are available for passengers with a valid Healthcare card or NT Seniors card.

Depart Cullen Bay ferry terminal at 8:00am on board the MV Tommy Lyons. Arriving at Bathurst Island at 10:30am, visit the various Art Centres for the Annual Art Sale and also see some of the curtain raiser football games.

Departure from Bathurst Island is at 6:00pm after the Grand Final, arriving at Cullen Bay at approximately 8:15pm

Passengers
 
 
 
* Child age range is 5-14 years
* Concession fares are available for passengers with a valid Healthcare card or NT Seniors card.