Tours and Activities

 

Tiwi Island Retreat is known as one of the Northern Territory’s best fishing, adventure and Indigenous arts and cultural hubs for a reason. Activities to ‘add on’ to your trip include:

        • 3 Hour Creek Fishing Adventure:
          Guided 3-hour beach buggy and cataraft creek fishing adventure, including all gear, snacks and refreshments.
          *Minimum of 2 people, maximum of 4 people,
        • 3 Hour Mud Crabbing Boat Tour:
          Guided 3-hour mud crabbing boat tour, including all gear, snacks and refreshments.
          *Minimum of 2 people, maximum of 4 people.
        • 3 Hour Remote Swimming Hole Helicopter Adventure:
          Our friendly helicopter pilot will take you to one of the most untouched remote swimming holes on the Tiwi Islands for a 3-hour local swimming hole helicopter adventure with a gourmet picnic lunch, snacks and refreshments.
        • Private 3 Hour Indigenous Arts & Cultural Tour with Helicopter Scenic Flight & Transfers:Fly over the spectacular Bathurst Island and see the land and wildlife from the air on your way into Wurrumiyanga, the local Tiwi Island community. Get picked up from the airstrip and transferred to Tiwi Design where you will enjoy a Private Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony, guided tour of art centre, delicious coffee/tea and damper and make your very own screen printed tea towel or shirt. You will depart back to the retreat via chopper for another beautiful scenic flight home. This tour operates on weekdays. 

          Please note: avoid wearing any revealing clothing as this is not culturally appropriate on the Tiwi Islands. You can refill your water bottle at Tiwi Designs on the tours and please make sure you ask a Tiwi local before you take a photo of them. Do not take photos of children.
        • 6 Hour Group Indigenous Arts & Cultural Tour with Helicopter Scenic Flight & Transfers:
          Fly over the spectacular Bathurst Island and see the land and wildlife from the air on your way into Wurrumiyanga, the local Tiwi Island community. Get picked up from the airstrip and transferred to Tiwi Design at 10.30am where you will join your tour group and enjoy a Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony, guided tour of art centre, local Museum and old Church, morning tea, lunch and make your very own screen printed tea towel or shirt. Pick up is at 3pm and you will depart back to the retreat via chopper for another beautiful scenic flight home. This tour operates Thursdays and Fridays: 01 April 2019 – 12 December 2019 and also operates Mondays from 01 June – 31 August 2019 (excluding public holidays).Please note: avoid wearing any revealing clothing as this is not culturally appropriate on the Tiwi Islands. You can refill your water bottle at Tiwi Designs on the tours and please make sure you ask a Tiwi local before you take a photo of them. Do not take photos of children
        • 1/2 Day (4 hour) Helifishing Adventure:
          One of our friendly pilots will take you on a half day helifishing adventure you won’t forget. You will fish the Territory’s best barramundi hot spots, including all gear, snacks and refreshments.
        • Full Day Deep Sea Fishing Charter:
          Our experienced skipper will take you on a full day deep sea fishing on the retreat’s custom-built catamaran, including skipper, all gear, lunch, snacks and refreshments.



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