Tiwi Tours specialise in exclusive Aboriginal cultural tours on Bathurst Island, 80 kilometres north of Darwin. Tiwi Tours provide travellers with the unique opportunity to explore a modern day Aboriginal community, where you can learn about art, bush tucker and the history and culture of the Tiwi people.
Tiwi Tours has won a 2007 and 2008 Brolga Award for Indigenous Tourism plus the Tiwi Island Tour has been voted in the ‘Top 100 Things to do before you die’ campaign.
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Discover Bathurst Island on this tour departing from Darwin and enjoy a unique opportunity to experience a modern day Aboriginal community. After a scenic flight you will arrive at Bathurst Island where you will be met by your local guide and shown through the Aboriginal community of Nguiu.
You will visit the museum to view traditional art and depictions of Tiwi Dreamtime stories. Following this you can spend time with some Tiwi ladies, enjoying billy tea and damper as they work on their weaving and painting. The ladies will demonstrate traditional totem dances and perform a smoking ceremony to bless the visitors.
Later you will set out for a scenic drive, and learn about traditional bush tucker, bush medicines and natural fibres and dyes, before departing on your return flight to Darwin.
Indicative rate quoted includes return airfare, morning tea, lunch, permits and resident guide.
Please quote tour code TIB1 when booking.