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SeaLink Northern Territory

SeaLink Northern Territory operate high speed passenger ferry services to Mandorah and the Tiwi Islands.

Mandorah ferry operates up to 14 times per day, 7 days per week, up to 153 passengers. Tiwi ferry operates to Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island, 3 days per week, up to 195 passengers. Attractions at Mandorah (Cox Peninsula) include beaches, bird life, wetlands, WWII sites, and fishing. Art & Cultural Tours available on the Tiwi Islands. A scenic 45-minute Darwin Harbour highlights cruise with live commentary and a seafood buffet lunch and cruise package on Saturdays to Crab Claw Island are popular Dry Season Tours for locals and visitors alike. They also offer charters and special event cruises for groups and can comfortably hold around 195 people. SeaLink Northern Territory will look after you on their state-of-the-art, high-speed catamarans allowing you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the tropical Top End.

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    Crab Claw Island Lunch Cruise

    Your two hour cruise will take you out of Darwin Harbour. Informative commentary will be provided on the history of the region & the Pearl Farms. Upon arrival at Crab Claw, enjoy a delicious seafood buffet lunch on the spacious deck overlooking the beach. After lunch there is free time to wander around the island, throw a line, take a swim or for the more adventurous take a scenic helicopter flight over the region. Depart for a return cruise and arrive back at Cullen Bay at 5. 30pm.

    Cruise 45 Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

    Sit back, relax and enjoy a different perspective of Darwin city & historic city wharves from our open sundeck or the air-conditioned cabin.

    Our Skippers provide commentary on Darwin's history including our involvement in WWII and the bombing of Darwin, cyclone Tracey as well as today's modern Darwin.

    Tickets sold at the ferry terminal from 11 am or book online. Snacks & drinks are available for purchase onboard.

    OPERATES: Monday - Friday, April - September
    (does not operate on weekends or public holidays)
    Departs Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal at 11. 55am, returns at 12. 40pm. Meets the Darwin Explorer timetable. Tickets available for purchase at the ferry terminal from 11am.

    Tiwi by Design - Tiwi Islands Tour

    Your local Tiwi guide will take you on a guided tour to the art centre, the local museum and the old Catholic mission precinct telling stories of life and culture in the Tiwi's.

    The art centre of Tiwi Design is the focus of the day, and on arrival witness a genuine Tiwi welcome with totem dances and smoking ceremony. Sit down for morning tea with the artists before strolling over to the museum and mission precinct. Lunch is included at the art centre followed by an afternoon screen printing workshop with local artists. Choose from contemporary or traditional Tiwi designs to print onto your t-shirt or tea towel - a wonderful souvenir of your Tiwi visit.
    There is plenty of time to meet and talk with local people and connect with the Island's culture. An authentic Tiwi experience.

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