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Half Day Mandorah Explorer Tour

Sealink NT - Darwin

Tiwi Islands


A$250 (2 Passengers)


3.4 hours (Half Day)

Minimum Passengers:


Maximum Passengers:


Departure Days:


Departure Time:

07:45 am (check in is at 07:30 am).

Departure Point:

Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal, Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay, Darwin.


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- Morning tea.

Not Included:

- Hotel pick up and drop off


On Request


A$250 (2 Passengers)


- Return ferry from Cullen Bay to Mandorah.

- Small-group touring in comfortable, air-conditioned 4x4 bus.

- Morning tea.

- Complimentary carton of Knowledge Water.

What to Bring:


Valid for 01APR22-31MAR24:

Most-asked question must be "What's on the other side of the Harbour?" The Half Day Mandorah Explorer Tour gives you the opportunity to find out. The tour commences on the 7:45 am ferry from Cullen Bay to Mandorah. This is a commuter ferry service, giving you the first clue about life for those who live on 'the other side'. (Mandorah and Wagait Beach residents call Darwin the 'dark side'!). For the majority of residents, the ferry service is their daily commute to school, shopping, sport and work. It's a short crossing (about 15 mins) to Mandorah where you will meet your guide and commence your tour including:

- The amazing structure of the Mandorah Jetty and why it is built the way it is.

- What rock formations can you discover at low tide.

- West Point submarine nets and how they stopped an enemy sub during WWII.

- Will you spot a Beach Stone-Curlew or White-bellied Sea-eagle?

- The resting place of Milady, an American B-24 aircraft, respectfully cared-for and those lost remembered.

- The white sandy Wagait Beach, her community and role in WWII.

Hear about the development of the Wagait Beach community, see the beaches, WWII history, keep your eyes peeled for our Top End birdlife and wallabies. Morning tea is included and your guide will find a shady spot to relax. Return to Cullen Bay on the 11:20 am ferry, arriving at Cullen Bay at 11:35 am.

Child Policy:

Valid for 01APR22-31MAR24:

Infant: 0-4 years inclusive - free of charge.

Child: 5-14 years inclusive - child rates apply.

Important Information:

Valid 01APR22-31MAR24:

- On Saturdays and Sundays, you have the option of including lunch at the Cox Country Club at Wagait Beach and then take a later ferry back to Darwin at any time you choose (last one at 12:20 pm on Saturdays and 11:20 pm on Sundays!).

- Download the free Defence of Darwin Experience app before you go for added information, footage and maps.


On Request