Wagait Shire is a quiet beach community on the north coast of the Cox Peninsula, 8kms to the west of Darwin (by boat) and a popular weekend getaway for the locals. There is a passenger ferry from Darwin (Cullen Bay) to Mandorah which will make the trip in around 15 minutes. Then you will need to travel another 5kms to Wagait Beach which can be walked or bring a bicycle along. The alternative approach is by road but that is a 128km drive!
The Wagait area is a local government area (LGA) in Northern Territory. This area is home to 2 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list below. The Wagait area is located approximately 399kms from the capital Darwin.
If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.