Experiences

Experience  the best
of tiwi

From our world-class fishing adventures to being immersed in the Tiwi Island’s rich Indigenous culture, we offer some of the Northern Territory’s most memorable experiences. Enhance your stay at Tiwi by booking one of our additional experiences.

 

Please note that flights depart and arrive to and from the island at a scheduled time each day. These flight times are fixed and are unable to be changed. Please contact the bookings office for departure and arrival times.

PICNIC
buggy tour

Let one of our guides take you on a scenic buggy drive along our breath-taking 5 Mile Beach, where you can spot incredible wildlife and soak in pristine landscapes. Stop for a picnic and enjoy the serenity before you cruise back to the retreat. Fishing rods can be provided upon request for beach fishing.

Cost: $75/person
Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Max 5 people per buggy

Estuary fishing
& mud crabbing

Head out in one of our fishing boats with a guide to discover our secret fishing spots hidden down the estuaries. Dependant on tide times, you may also catch mud crabs or simply target the elusive Barramundi and Threadfin Salmon, amongst other local species. We can cook some of your catch for you back at the retreat.

Cost: $350/person
Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Min 2 people. Max 4 people.

Ranku Waterhole heli-adventure

Enjoy a helicopter journey above spectacular Tiwi Island landscapes, and immerse yourself in Australia’s most idyllic remote waterhole at Ranku with a gourmet picnic hamper included. This is a truly unforgettable Tiwi experience.

Cost: $595/person
Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Min 2 people. Max 6 people.

Half Day Offshore
reef fishing adventure

This charter takes you to the most remote, pristine fishing environments in the Top End. Targeting popular tropical species including Blue Salmon, Thread-fin Salmon, Jewfish, Golden Snapper, and more. Our custom-built Catamaran, experienced skipper, fishing equipment and packed lunch, will guarantee an enjoyable time out on the water.

Cost: $495/person
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Min 6 people. Max 12 people.

Tiwi Island
helicopter explorer

Explore the beautiful Tiwi Islands from the sky! Fly over stunning turquoise coastlines, sandy beaches, and red cliffs, keeping your eyes peeled for local birdlife, wild brumbies, buffalo and crocodiles then stop for a swim at a local waterhole and enjoy a picnic lunch with refreshments. Access one of our favourite beach spots for some land-based fishing or simply soak up your surrounds before heading back to the retreat.

Cost: $1,650/person
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Min 2 people. Max 3-6 people.
Subject to helicopter availability.

Tiwi Heli-fishing
adventure

Access the Tiwi Islands most secluded and hard to reach fishing spots. With high-quality fishing equipment and an experienced local guide/pilot, the odds are in your favour to land a Barramundi. If you’re after an action-packed adventure, then this option is for you.

Cost: $1,225/person
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Min 2 people. Max 3-6 people.

Tiwi By Design
cultural tour

Join the team at Tiwi By Design for a unique Indigenous arts and cultural experience at the local arts centre. Listen to the stories of life and culture on the Tiwi Islands before participating in an exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ screen printing workshop, where you can create your own take home souvenir. You will also be given a tour of the local museum and old church which are bursting with culture and history. Damper and tea is included. This add-on is included in our all-inclusive ‘Indigenous Cultural Package: Tiwi By Design’.

Cost: $480/person
Duration: 3 hours
Availability: Min 2 people.
Price includes diversion cost.

Jilamara
fine art experience

If Indigenous culture and art are your passion and you’re left itching for more, then this is the experience for you. Get whisked away in a helicopter and transfered to Milikapiti on Melville Island where you can take in all things culture, art and history. One of the respected local artists will escort you on an exclusive tour of the Jilamara Art Centre and Muluwurri Museum. You will learn about art and culture from those who live it, as you soak in the beautiful views of Melville Island along the way. This is a once in a lifetime experience where you have the opportunity to purchase indigenous art from one of the most renowned galleries in Australia.

Cost: $2,540 per 2 pax. $770 per additional pax.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Availability: Min 2 people. Max 3-6 people.