Getting to Tiwi Island Retreat via plane

Arrive at Tiwi Islands via a 20 minute scenic flight from Darwin. Flying over the Beagle Gulf and Bathurst Island. On this part of the journey take in the beautiful arial views of our Territory waters and landscapes.

Air Frontier are our recommended light plane providers who land at the Tiwi Island Retreat airstrip. Please ensure you request landing at Port Hurd Airstrip.

Please note, there is no road or boat access to Wurrumiyanga township and cannot pick up from the Ferry Terminal.

Getting to Tiwi Island Retreat via boat

If you wish to self-boat to Port Hurd, please contact our reservation office to discuss this option.
Guests are not permitted to fish the red zones (Estuary Fishing around the Port Hurd Area) without a permit.https://permits.tiwilandcouncil.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=fishingPermit (red-zones).

Guests are able to apply for permits through the Tiwi Land Council; however, they require a minimum of 30 days to process any permits. Alternatively, we can supply a registered fishing guide to accompany you on your vessel to fish the red zones (subject to guide availability and tide times).

Guests are still permitted to fish Bluewater zones with no permits required for this area. No mooring fees apply to guests bringing their own vessels to the retreat.

Information you may find helpful

Domestic or International guests arriving into Darwin, Northern Territory
Darwin International Airport is the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia. Please visit darwinairport.com.au for the most up to date schedule of flights, or contact your preferred travel agent.

  • Please advise your arrival and departure details in and out of Darwin at the time of confirming your Tiwi Island Retreat accommodation booking
  • If travelling on an international flight, please allow 2 ½ hours from the time of your arrival to the departure time of your flight to Tiwi Island Retreat
  • If arriving on a domestic flight, please allow a full 90 minutes from the time of your arrival to the departure time of your flight to Tiwi Island Island

Should you require further information or would like to book your transfers, please contact our reservations team on 08 8983 4017 or via email.