Cullen Bay: The Departure Harbor for this ferry towards Tiwi Islands.
Ferry to Wurrumiyanga and Cullen Bay
The Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga ferry connects mainland Australia with the Tiwi Islands. The Tiwi Islands consist of Melville Island and Bathurst Island. The Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga ferry runs to the latter.
To get from Bathurst to Melville you can take a car/passenger ferry operated by the Tiwi Island Regional Council or by private boat.
- Wurrumiyanga is an Aboriginal community located on the southeast corner of Bathurst Island, part of the Tiwi Islands.
- Cullen Bay is located in Darwin Australia.
- This is not a car ferry.
The Tiwi Islands Regional Council inter-islands car ferry between Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island and Paru on Melville Island operates Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. Tickets are available at the Council office or by Phone: 08 8970 9500
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Tickets and booking
It is often required to buy your ferry tickets well in advance. Some popular ferries get booked up quickly and prices rise accordingly.