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SeaLink Northern Territory

SeaLink Northern Territory connects remote communities and creates brilliant experiences for locals and tourists alike on our passenger ferries and bus services in the Top End.

Built especially for remote locations, the SeaLink NT ferries are capable of beach landings, carrying large numbers of passengers in comfort, and are all equipped with kiosks, toilets, air-conditioned cabins, and spacious outdoor decking.

SeaLink NT connects the Tiwi community to Darwin up to 4 days a week in the peak tourist season as well as offering visitors the opportunity to explore and experience the rich and wonderful art culture of the Tiwi Islands.

The SeaLink NT Mandorah ferry service runs up to 14 times a day and connects residents of the Cox Peninsula to Darwin by a fast and hassle-free ferry service. Wagait Beach, the Cox Country Club, and the Mandorah Jetty are all local and visitor hotspots for fishing, exploring, and just ‘getting out of town’.

Tours are available to Crab Claw Island Resort in Bynoe Harbour for an all-Australian seafood buffet, private charters can be booked to secluded beach and sandbars, and harbour cruises run every day for visitors to get their bearings as they arrive in Darwin.

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    Crab Claw Island Resort Lunch & Cruise

    Cruise from Darwin around the Cox Peninsula and into Bynoe Harbour, disembarking right on the beach at the remote Crab Claw Island Resort where you’ll indulge in a delicious all-Australian seafood buffet lunch.


    Feast on locally caught barramundi, thread fin salmon and prawns, SA oysters, Black Angus porterhouse steak, fresh salads and dessert; all while taking in the stunning harbour views and enjoying a drink or two with friends.


    Spend the afternoon relaxing in the bar, floating in the resort pools or explore further afield through the wildlife sanctuary before cruising back to Cullen Bay.

    Darwin 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 EVERY DAY
    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 Day Tour

    A highly personalised experience; this leisurely walking tour visits all the places of interest with your friendly Tiwi guide. After disembarking in the Aboriginal community of Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island, you'll be escorted to Tiwi Design where local artists and dancers will perform a formal Welcome to Country with a smoking ceremony and totem dances.


    Enjoy a typical Tiwi morning tea of damper and a cuppa whilst getting to know some of the Tiwi Island community members. Explore the Patakijiyali Museum and the Mission Precinct with your knowledgeable guide telling stories of life and culture in the Tiwi Islands.


    After a rest and lunch in the shade, it’s time to re-visit Tiwi Design and participate in an exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ screen printing workshop. Choose from contemporary or traditional Tiwi design to print onto a take-home t-shirt, tea towel or fabric – a wonderful souvenir of your Tiwi visit.


    Tiwi Islands day tours due to resume on the 23rd July 2020 - Thursdays and Fridays

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