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Tiwi By Design Day Tour
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Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry
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Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry

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Instead of briefly reading about Australia’s Aboriginal communities in your guidebook or online, truly Immerse yourself in the history and culture of one of those communities on this full-day experience. Take a ferry from Darwin to Bathurst Island to meet members of the local Tiwi community Wurrumiyanga. Taste traditional bush tucker, witness ancient customs and rituals like the tribe’s smoking ceremony, and learn about their day-to-day lives from your group’s guide.
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Deb wrote a review Sep 2020
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I loved the whole experience from the ferry across to Australia's most Northern region to the welcome and blessing ceremony, learning the interesting history of the Tiwi Islands and people, perusing the Tiwi Island art to screen printing my very own souvenir to take home! The people are all so friendly, welcoming and great hosts. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a memorable and unique experience.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sam C wrote a review Sep 2020
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A unique and special day. Go with an open mind and you won’t be disappointed. All the Tiwi people are great but especially the main guide, Kevin.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Janne wrote a review Oct 2019
Lower Hutt, New Zealand17 contributions4 helpful votes
The ferry ride was long but passed by quickly. Met with a welcoming ceremony, explaining the unique culture of the islands. This was followed by damper and coffee. The artists then shared their knowledge and then we got to do screen printing. After a very filling lunch went for a walk through village to the 85 year old church and the museum before heading back to the mainland via the 2 hour ferry ride.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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currieinc wrote a review Oct 2019
Cronulla, Australia240 contributions59 helpful votes
a great day out on the Tiwi by Design tour . Starting with an enjoyable 2 hour ferry service from Cullen Bay over to Bathurst Island - sets you into a relaxed mood for the day of sightseeing . We were escorted around the island by Kevin who is comical and very informative about all things Tiwi ( as a local living on the island ) . It's a very interesting place and the most northerly point of Australia , you get to meet the local Aboriginal community and interact with them on a living and design level . Morning Tea & Lunch are serviced then in the afternoon you learn how to screen print . Then it's back on the ferry to Darwin . It's a long day but very well worth it .
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Xavier wrote a review Sep 2019
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We took a tour with Kevin and we learnt a lot. I highly recommend doing the tour or just going to see the gallery.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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