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提维群岛 (Tiwi Islands)

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提维群岛(Tiwi Islands)被称为“微笑之岛”,其原住民文化、热带岛屿景色和深海捕鱼非常受欢迎。

提维群岛包括巴瑟斯特岛(Bathurst Island)和梅尔维尔岛(Melville Island),梅尔维尔岛是继塔斯马尼亚(Tasmania)岛之后澳大利亚第二大岛。提维群岛位于达尔文(Darwin)以北100公里处。

原住民一日游将包括游览提维群岛,游客可以了解到仅一河之隔,受波利尼西亚影响的提维人和阿纳姆地(Arnhem Land)的原住民之间,文化和语言方面有哪些差异。



您可以从达尔文乘坐轻型飞机,或乘渡轮穿过帝汶海(Timor Sea)到达巴瑟斯特岛。载车轮渡设在澳大利亚大陆与巴瑟斯岛之间距离最短的地方。


  • 常见问题解答

    Can the Tiwi Islands be done as a day trip?

    Yes you can, there are two main day trip options from Darwin to visit the Tiwi Islands. A flying tour will give you more time on the islands, although the ferry is an excellent way to see the coastline and give yourself a different perspective of Darwin.


    Do I need any passes or permits to visit the Tiwi Islands?

    The Tiwi Islands are Aboriginal land, and all visitors are required to have a permit. If you're travelling on a tour your permit will be arranged by the tour operator. Visitors who are not part of a tour are required to be hosted by a resident who will arrange permits on their behalf. Visit the Tiwi Land Council's website for more information.


    How do I get around the Tiwi Islands?

    The Tiwi Islands are made up of Bathurst and Melville Islands, the latter of which is Australia’s second largest after Tasmania. The Tiwi Islands are only accessible on a tour - your tour operator will arrange the transport, so you can sit back and relax. A range of touring options are available and include bus, car, boat and light aircraft.


    How do I get to the Tiwi Islands?

    The Tiwi Islands are 80km north of Darwin, to visit the islands you will need a permit. Tours from Darwin include light aircraft flights or a ferry ride with Sealink Northern Territory. The flying time to Bathurst Island is 20 minutes, and the ferry ride takes 2.5 hours. Be sure to check timetables well in advance.


    How far are the Tiwi Islands from Darwin?

    The main community of Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island is 80km from Darwin, which is a 20 minute flight by light aircraft or 2.5 hour ferry ride. The communities of Milikapiti and Pirlangimpi on Melville island are 130 km from Darwin, which is approximately 40 minutes flying time.


    What are the major attractions at the Tiwi Islands?

    All year round, the Tiwi Islands offer an authentic insight into one of the most fascinating examples of Aboriginal culture Australia has to offer. Visit community art centres which feature contemporary Aboriginal art works including wood carvings, pottery, screen printed fabrics and impressive works on canvas. The Patakijiyali Museum uncovers the rich cultural history of the Tiwi people, along with photographs and stories about the modern history of the islands. The Islands are also a prime fishing spot, with many Darwin-based fishing operators offering extended tours to the region.


    What should I bring with me to the Tiwi Islands?

    When heading to the Tiwi Islands, don't forget to bring your hat, drinking water, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and comfortable clothing and footwear.


    When is the best time to visit the Tiwi Islands?

    Day tours operate Monday to Friday, April to November. The annual Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final and Art Sale event takes place in March each year and is a great opportunity to see an iconic game of Australian rules football. You'll also have the chance to scoop up some unique pieces of Aboriginal art.


    Where should I go next from the Tiwi Islands?

    Once you've explored Bathurst and Melville Islands, check out the wilderness of Kakadu National Park or continue your cultural learnings in the off-the-beaten-path paradise of Arnhem Land.