Half Day Mandorah Explorer
Our most-asked question must be "What's on the other side of the Harbour?
" The Half Day Mandorah Explorer Tour gives you the opportunity to find out.
The tour commences on the 7:45am Cullen Bay to Mandorah commuter ferry, giving you the first clue about life for those who live on 'the other side'. (Mandorah & Wagait Beach residents call Darwin the 'dark side'!). For the majority of residents, the ferry service is their daily commute to school, shopping, sport and work.
Hear about the development of the Wagait Beach community, see the beaches, WWII history, keep your eyes peeled for our Top End birdlife and wallabies.
You will learn about the amazing structure of Mandorah Jetty and why it is built the way it is. West Point submarine nets and how they stopped an enemy sub during WWII. The white sandy Wagait Beach, her community and role in WWII. Visit the resting place of Milady, an American B-24 aircraft, respectfully cared-for and those lost remembered. You might spot a Beach Stone-Curlew or White-bellied Sea-eagle. What rock formations can you discover at low tide?
Morning tea is included and your guide will find a shady spot to relax.