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Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga

From: 60,00

Destination(s) 🇦🇺 Australia
Sailings Up to 3 Sailings per week
Duration 2h 40 mins.
Distance 50 miles, 80 km
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The ferry from Cullen Bay to Wurrumiyanga operated by Sealink takes about 2h 40 minutes to reach Wurrumiyanga. Everything you need to know where you want to learn more about this ferry line.

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Cullen Bay Australia

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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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Cullen Bay and Wurrumiyanga is currently operated by: SeaLink AUS.

How long does the Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga crossing take?

The travel time of the Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga ferry is around: 2h 40 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbour and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Cullen Bay to Wurrumiyanga (or the ferry from Wurrumiyanga to Cullen Bay) Up to 3 Sailings per week. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Cullen Bay and Wurrumiyanga?

The distance between Cullen Bay and Wurrumiyanga is approximately 50 miles or 80 km.

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Cullen Bay-Wurrumiyanga

From: 60,00